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'The hardest thing I've ever done,' sheriff says of deputies' deaths

Peach County Sheriff Terry Deese explains how difficult it was to cope with the shooting deaths of two deputies in November of 2016. Deese, the ...

Teen says shotgun blast left him 'numb'

Jacques Houston, shot and seriously wounded in December 2015, testifies in court on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in a court case where his friend, Rayshad ...  Visit website

Teen shoots teen. Judge finds him guilty. All leave court happy — including shooter

When it first made the news, it seemed like any old shooting. A teenager had shot another teen at close range with a 12-gauge shotgun. ...  Visit website

Youngest Twiggs County sheriff’s deputy loses her battle to cancer

The youngest Twiggs County sheriff’s deputy has lost her battle with cancer. Karma Lilly Little, who dreamed of becoming a police officer, died in her ...  Visit website

Bibb school district to take ownership of ballpark

The Bibb County school district may soon be the proud owner of two additional athletic facilities. At its Thursday meeting, the Board of Education agreed ...  Visit website

Could North America’s largest traveling Ferris wheel be coming to the Georgia National Fair?

North America’s largest traveling Ferris wheel could be coming to the Georgia National Fair on Oct. 5-15. On Thursday evening, the fair’s Facebook page posted ...  Visit website

‘Really a severe blow,’ Georgia Sheriff of the Year says of fallen deputies

The hardest thing Peach County Sheriff Terry Deese has ever done is face the media the night two of his deputies were fatally shot. “There’s ...  Visit website

Bibb students will have to make up two days for Irma

Bibb County students will make up two days this semester. The Board of Education approved Oct. 6 and Dec. 20 as additional instruction days at ...  Visit website

Alligator meets tragic fate at Georgia State Park

It didn’t take much effort for a person to kill a nearly 12-foot alligator. A 11-foot 9-inch alligator apparently got stuck as it tried to ...  Visit website

Macon Walmart stores to offer free health screenings Saturday

Free health screenings will be offered at Macon’s three Walmart stores Saturday, the company announced Thursday. The screenings, taking place at 4,700 stores nationwide, are ...  Visit website

Baldwin County children may lose free school lunch benefit

Free meals are in jeopardy at Baldwin County schools. More parents need to submit their meal applications, so the district can participate in the National ...  Visit website

Lonzy Edwards fire station a major asset for east Bibb

Fire Chief Marvin Riggins details how the new Lonzy Edwards Fire Station will benefit east Bibb County. A grand opening for the Jeffersonville Road station ...  Visit website

He went to jail after he masked his face while in a Warner Robins convenience store

A 28-year-old cement finisher has been jailed on a charge of masking his face to conceal his identity while in a Warner Robins convenience store. ...  Visit website

Widow of Lonzy Edwards says fire station named in his honor is ‘befitting’

A year after the death of former Bibb County Commissioner Lonzy Edwards family members, friends, ministers and Macon-Bibb County leaders gathered to dedicate a facility ...  Visit website

State praises Bibb schools for work with student support system

Four of Bibb County’s schools are being recognized for their implementation of a discipline program that’s now district-wide. Howard Middle School, Rutland High School, Elam ...  Visit website

Air show to feature aerobatic performances, food trucks and exhibits

Want some high-flying fun? The 2017 Heart of Georgia Air Show is coming up Sept. 30. The free event is at Middle Georgia State’s aviation ...  Visit website

Georgia Academy for the Blind students chosen for state student advisory council

Two Georgia Academy for the Blind students will be working with Georgia’s superintendent this year. Eighth-grader Shakira Farley and 11th-grader Nikki Smith were selected by ...  Visit website

Georgia may first gain from proposed Obamacare replacement. Then, not so much, study says

Georgia and several other Southern states initially would gain in federal health care funding under a Republican bill speeding through the U.S. Senate, a new ...  Visit website

School launches free story time program

First Presbyterian Day School is launching a children’s story time series. Books with Buddies is a free program for ages 3 through kindergarten that will ...  Visit website