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Moviegoers react to Macon native's film

Check out what folks had to say about Tim Hall's "Born River Bye" at its screening at the Macon Film Festival. … Click to Continue ...

Suspect in Warner Robins armed robbery arrested shortly afterward

A Subway on Russell Parkway was robbed by an armed man Saturday. Rashawn Jeremiah Thornton, 19, was charged shortly afterward with armed robbery, possession of ...  Visit website

The ending may be murky, but the audience’s reaction wasn’t

Macon native Tim Hill stood in the dark Cox Capitol Theatre balcony Saturday for the last few minutes of his independent film “Born River Bye.” ...  Visit website

Macon Film Festival heats up Saturday

Movie fans, film makers share cool entertainment at downtown venues in spite of summer heat wave. … Click to Continue » ...  Visit website

Running Houston jail

Houston County sheriff’s Maj. Alan Everidge is the administrator of the county jail, which houses an average of 425 to 450 inmate a day. Residence: ...  Visit website

Georgia’s health insurance exchange faces a murky future

Will Georgia’s health insurance exchange in 2018 resemble this year’s version – or will the state be left with large coverage holes? That’s part of ...  Visit website

Dangerous 108 degree heat index forecast for midstate

You need to be careful if you’re outside this afternoon. It’s going to be hot, humid and even dangerous. The National Weather Service has issued ...  Visit website

Suspect was on the lam for months after armed robbery, shooting. But now he’s in jail

A man wanted in the January shooting of a Byron convenience store clerk has been arrested in North Carolina. Goldsboro, North Carolina, and Byron police ...  Visit website

‘The hero behind the hero’

She showed him how to hold a crayon. She taught him shapes, colors and the letters of the alphabet. She comforted him when he skinned ...  Visit website

Macon store sells $3.8 million Jumbo Bucks ticket

ABC Food Mart on Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. sells big winner in Jumbo Bucks lottery game. Owner's son, Kevin Lee, says he thinks a ...  Visit website

Centerville hires firm to “extend their reach” in bringing new business, easing tax burden

Officials are forging ahead with plans they hope will “extend their reach” and bring new national retail, restaurant and other commercial business into Centerville’s borders. ...  Visit website

Study group will weigh benefits of county takeover of public transportation

A transit authority has managed the day-to-day operations of Macon’s transportation system for nearly 40 years. But who oversees the $6-million-a-year system could change as ...  Visit website

Georgia Public Safety Training Center turns 30

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and Attorney General Chris Carr are expected to take the first laps Saturday on a new precision driving course at the ...  Visit website

New sex-ed course, 3-D printers in classes among changes coming to midstate school systems

The first day of school is right around the corner, and outfits and backpacks won’t be the only new things inside classrooms. Districts across Middle ...  Visit website

Confidential informant, 2 others get reward money for helping catch escaped convicts

Nearly $100,000 in reward money was being divided three ways for the capture of two Georgia prisoners who allegedly shot and killed a pair of ...  Visit website

Reward money in prison bus escape split 3 ways

Putnam County, Georgia, Sheriff Howard Sills was delivering checks on Friday, July 21, 2017, to two people in Tennessee who helped cops track down escapees ...  Visit website

Jackpot! Do you have the lucky $3.8 million lotto ticket sold at Macon store?

The winner of a $3.8 million lottery ticket sold at a Macon store has 180 days from Thursday to claim the prize. The ticket was ...  Visit website

Do you have $300? You'll need it if you pass a stopped school bus

Bibb County School's transportation director Anthony Jackson discusses the new stop-arm cameras being installed on all the County's school buses. First time violators will receive ...  Visit website

GBI lab: Macon man who died amid street-drug scare didn’t have ‘yellow pills’ in system

As more toxicology results gradually become known for five Middle Georgians who died of suspected drug-related causes during a street-pill scare in June, it still ...  Visit website