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Retired educator running for Bibb school board

Retired educator running for Bibb school board

A retired educator has put her name in the hat for a Bibb County Board of Education seat. Lisa Garrett is running for at-large post

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Macon-Bibb official pushes for paid maternity, paternity leave

Macon-Bibb official pushes for paid maternity, paternity leave

Macon-Bibb County government employees could soon have paid time off to take care of their newborn child. Commissioner Virgil Watkins is proposing a maternity and

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Blue Cross signals it’s sticking with Georgia exchange for 2018

Blue Cross signals it’s sticking with Georgia exchange for 2018

Some of the uncertainty over Georgia’s health insurance exchange lifted last week with the state’s biggest insurer filing proposed rates for the 2018 marketplace. Blue

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Baseball’s return to Macon hinges on letter of intent, stadium upgrades

Baseball’s return to Macon hinges on letter of intent, stadium upgrades

A Macon-Bibb County Commission committee will discuss Tuesday a letter of intent for a collegiate summer league baseball team to play at Luther Williams Field.

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‘We’re not counting out a miracle,’ fire chief says of firefighter’s brain injury

‘We’re not counting out a miracle,’ fire chief says of firefighter’s brain injury

Macon County firefighters are keeping vigil at the hospital after one of their men suffered a traumatic brain injury Saturday afternoon. Darrell Plank lost consciousness

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Flash flooding possible as heavy rain is headed for Middle Georgia

Flash flooding possible as heavy rain is headed for Middle Georgia

Widespread showers and thunderstorms are on their way and the National Weather Service warns of the risk of flash flooding. A flash flood watch is

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Atlanta United cruise to victory

Atlanta United cruise to victory

Atlanta United cruises to a 4-1 home victory over the Houston Dynamo behind hat trick from Miguel Almiron. … Click to Continue »

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Woman burned in I-75 wreck dies

Woman burned in I-75 wreck dies

A woman severely burned in a recreational vehicle crash on Interstate 75 Friday has died. Portia Krehely, 75, of Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, was pronounced dead at

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Quarter horses get whole love in Perry

Quarter horses get whole love in Perry

Ashlie Bell has been showing quarter horses for years, but even she hesitated a little when asked about the name of the breed. “Don’t they,

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Body found in Dodge County believed to be missing teen

Body found in Dodge County believed to be missing teen

A body found in Dodge County is believed to be that of a teen missing since January. The body was found at about 8 p.m.

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Our Marisa is graduating from high school

Our Marisa is graduating from high school

If you have read this column over the years, you will know that the one thing I wanted in life that I was denied was

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Group offers bonding to deal with deaths of children

Group offers bonding to deal with deaths of children

The Compassionate Friends of Middle Georgia is a group of parents, grandparents, siblings and others who help one another deal with the grief of losing

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Memorial Day and Perry events kick off summer

Memorial Day and Perry events kick off summer

Memorial Day observances to remember those who paid the ultimate price while serving our nation will be held throughout Middle Georgia on Monday. American Legion

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Macon’s first Young Entrepreneurs Academy program wins national award

Macon’s first Young Entrepreneurs Academy program wins national award

Macon’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy, YEA!, has received a national award for the success of its inaugural year. The program was one of only five selected

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Check out scenes from the Georgia Jug Festival and Old Knoxville Days

Check out scenes from the Georgia Jug Festival and Old Knoxville Days

The Georgia Jug Festival and Old Knoxville Days honor the heritage of Crawford County, which was a major pottery center in the 1800s and into

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He took to the potter’s wheel while recuperating from a kidney transplant

He took to the potter’s wheel while recuperating from a kidney transplant

Kristen Malachowski and her family have been coming to the annual Georgia Jug Festival and Old Knoxville Days for the past four years. “This man!”

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