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Transgender female deputy addresses Warner Robins Council

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ga. — Before Tuesday's Houston County Commission meeting, Anna Lange and her legal council were hopeful that some positives would come out of their address to commissioners. They would walk away disappointed.


Bibb County's Curtis Jones Is 2019 National Superintendent Of The Year

Dr. Curtis L. Jones Jr. was met with a standing ovation when he walked into work after the President's Day holiday. Over the weekend, the Bibb County School District superintendent was named National Superintendent of the Year.


Kids spa to host grand opening in Warner Robins

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — A new kids spa in Warner Robins will host a grand opening next week. BeYOUtiful Princess Kids Spa opened back in January and caters to girls ages four to 16.


Larry Curtis fills District 6 commissioner seat in Warner Robins

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Larry Curtis was sworn into the Warner Robins District 6 city council seat on Monday evening. He fills the seat of the late Councilman Mike Davis.


Sheriff: Georgia firefighter stole from burning home

COWETA COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Deputies in Coweta County have arrested a firefighter after they say he went into a burning house to steal from the homeowner. According to the Coweta County deputy's report, fire crews were called to a home on Cannon Road in Sharpsburg, Georgia the night of Jan.


Houston County transgender deputy fights for healthcare

HOUSTON COUNTY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A transgender police officer in Warner Robins is threatening a lawsuit against Houston County for not covering her transgender-related health care treatments.


Houston County says no — for now — to insurance covering gender reassignment surgery

Warner Robins, Ga. — A transgender Houston County Sheriff’s Office sergeant says she’s being discriminated against because county officials will not make changes in health insurance this year that would allow coverage of gender reassignment surgery.


Georgia food stamp recipients will get March benefits in two parts

The 1.6 million Georgia residents who receive food stamps will get their benefits in two parts next month. Georgia’s Division of Family and Children Services announced the change to the normal timing of food stamp distribution as a way to make sure recipients won’t have to wait too long between gett


Georgia woman, 79, reportedly shoots at suspected home intruder: 'I got something for you'

A 79-year-old homeowner in Georgia reportedly fired off two shots during an attempted home invasion earlier this month. The actions taken by the unidentified woman to ward off the intruder before responders could arrive at her residence on Feb. 12 were captured on her 911 call, ABC News reported Wed


Man was watching women in Warner Robins Walmart bathroom

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Warner Robins Police are investigating after an alleged ‘peeping Tom’ incident that happened at the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Russell Parkway. According to WRPD spokeswoman Jennifer Parson, it happened Monday morning.


School bus safety law goes into effect in Georgia

A new law regarding school bus safety in Georgia went into effect recently, after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed Senate Bill 25. Reversing a law change made last year, the new law requires drivers to stop for a school bus when no physical barrier, including a dirt median, a concrete median or some o


Only here for the beer | Alleged Macon beer thief arrested

A Macon man accused of stealing multiple cases of beer from east Bibb gas stations has finally been caught. According to a news release, deputies served five warrants on 38-year-old Michael Cornelius around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday at his home.


Distracted Georgia Teen Driver Faces 9 Charges After Fatally Hitting 2 Women and a Newborn

A Georgia teen accused of fatally hitting three people, including an infant, as they crossed a street, will go to trial after a judge ruled against several defense motions. Zoe Reardon, 18, has been charged with nine misdemeanors, including second-degree vehicular homicide and distracted driving, fo


Class action lawsuit filed against Georgia Power

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Georgia Power customers are filing a class action lawsuit against Georgia’s largest utility company. The company has approximately 2.5 million customers across the state. This case, first filed in 2011, claims Georgia Power overcharged customers for more than a decade. The suit


Authorities seize 140 pounds of marijuana in south Georgia

VALDOSTA, Ga. - A man is accused of transporting 140 pounds of marijuana when he was pulled over last week in south Georgia, the Valdosta Daily Times reported. Armondo Padron-Ramirez is charged with felony trafficking, Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk told the newspaper.


Macon is known for mayhem and murder. But is that reputation fair?

Macon, Ga. — On a February morning 82 years ago, a headline on the front page of The Telegraph blared: “Sweeping Criminal And Social Reform Is Urged For Macon.” The year was 1937. Locals were struggling for answers to the city’s crime woes. A Sunday meeting convened in the auditorium at First Baptis


Heritage basketball hoping playoff experience pays off against Houston County in second round

CONYERS — While Heritage’s overall record - 15-12 - might not jump out as being a team talented enough to make a Sweet 16 appearance, veteran head coach Vernon Denmark would like you to think otherwise.


Georgia Department of Transportation to install streetlights at Gray Highway, Gray Bypass intersection

MACON, Ga. — When the sun goes down, your chances of crashing at night go up. The National Safety Council says you are three times more likely to die in a car crash at night than during the day.


Warner Robins woman says a caller almost scammed her out of $6,000

MACON, Ga. — A Warner Robins woman wants to warn others after a series of scam calls that tied her up for hours. Sabrina Burse spoke to the woman and some tech experts to find out how you can protect yourself.


Trees down, roads closed, thousands without power across Georgia

PICKENS COUNTY, Ga. - Rain and storms caused major problems across parts of north Georgia Tuesday – and the issues are continuing Wednesday morning. Strong winds caused trees to come down, bringing power lines with them. There are more than 5,300 Georgia Power customers without power as of 6 a.m. We