The Deacons and Stewards Association, with help from other organizations, raised enough money to begin work on the old Lumpkin Street School.
Houston County officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today opening the road to traffic.
The Children's Hospital Navicent Health celebrated six-year-old Taylor Sanders' amazing recovery.
US Marshal's Southeast Regional Task Force arrested 28-year-old Eric Watkins Jr. in relation to December 12 night club shooting.
County leaders talked about revoking Wings Cafe's liquor license during Tuesday night's commission meeting.
According to a news release, 56-year-old Anna McDonald was arrested for bringing contraband into the McRae Correctional Facility.
Graphic Packaging and Kids Yule Love team up to make Christmas brighter for 50 kids.
People crowded into the Zebulon Post office on Peake Road to mail their Christmas packages.
A Houston County Superior Court judge sentenced Matthew Caleb Pierce to 30 years in prison without parole.
Jones County sheriff's deputies say roadwork will cause delays on Wednesday.
C. Jack Ellis said "we're taking a stand to say enough already" while addressing violence in Macon during last two weeks.
A FedEx tractor trailer wrecked on I-75 North in Monroe County.
The local chapter of the Fraternal Police Order hosted its annual “Shop with a Cop” event to help families during the holiday season.
The Crawford County Sheriff is trying to find the person who dug up an old grave.
Warner Robins city leaders approved a 3% salary increase for employees.
Bishop Frank Ray passed away Monday, that is according to Macon-Bibb Commissioner Al Tillman.
Warner Robins Police Department host its annual 'Coffee with a Cop' event.
Scott Hill, the Director of Facilities, says crews will begin working on the school in January 2015.
County manager Pat Kelly says the election will be in March of next year.
Officials say the Sunday morning fire damaged six apartments.
University of Cincinnati students are spending their holiday vacation repairing homes in Macon.
The students were robbed Saturday morning outside of the Garden Apartments.
The GBI and the Georgia Department of Insurance will work together to investigate allegations made against Milledgeville Mayor Richard Bentley's insurance agency.
Those who want their insurance to start on January 1, 2015, through the healthcare marketplace, have until tonight to sign up.
Macon fraud suspect arrested in Augusta on similar charges.
Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation gives awards to Mayor Reichert and Historic Macon
Bibb County Sheriff captures one suspect in robbery.
The conversation focused on law enforcement and racial profiling in Bibb County.
Dr. Steven Smith was honored Sunday at Central High School.
Dashon Johnston has been arrested for allegedly stealing money from a homicide victim.
Hundreds of people turned out to rally their support for David Hooks. Hooks was shot and killed during a raid on his Dublin home.
Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans at hundreds of cemeteries across the nation, including Arlington National Cemetery.
Bibb County deputies are looking for a man that robbed a Sonic restaurant Friday.
Clothing the G.A.P. for all generations, ages and people is sponsored by the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity, the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and Masonic Square Lodge #348.
One man is charged with robbery.
The State Fire and Insurance Safety Commission ruled last week's fatal house as undetermined.
State championship game scores.
Law enforcement across the state are on high alert looking for traffic violations.
The new Bibb County Interim Superintendent is introducing herself to students.
The Georgia National Guard Homeland Response Force is making sure their volunteers know what to do in the event of a disaster.
Dozens of golfers swung their clubs to help make Christmas special for families who are less fortunate.
Police are investigating the death of 50-year-old Darrell Swint of Warner Robins.
The Hawkinsville Red Devils play in the Class A Public state title game Friday at 1. Washington County plays in the AAA title game at 4:30. The title games take place at the Georgia Dome.
It happened at about 5 a.m. Friday morning.
AAAAA state title game opponent, Mays, beat Jones County with help of two last-second passes.
Capital One is donating thousands of dollars to send some members of the Boys & Girl Club of Central Georgia to Orlando, Fla.
Lissa Hurley says after her brother Cody Thigpen died in a car accident she's been worried about his kids and their future.
Shelter officials say they have put down 20 dogs this year.
Warner Robins Fire Chief Robert Singletary says he is looking to fill five positions.
A judge found Veronica Brinson guilty of three counts of contempt of court Thursday.
Sean and Taylor ask Marco to relate movies to weather. Marco proceeds to direct his "masterpiece."
With a wee bit of patience, Chief will warm up to you quickly.
Thom Wheaton, who specializes in a little bit of everything for the circus, joins 41NBC to talk about when the circus will be in town.
You can expect the same classic taste from the Coke products that you've enjoyed for years, but when the season changes, the World of Coca-Cola puts on special events that will make you smile.
The Daybreak crew looks at what trended online this week.
These three cats say hi, and they want to be adopted.
You just want to hug this guy.
Andrew Eck, who started Corner Concerts, joins 41NBC to talk about the latest concerts in Macon.
NewTown Macon partners with Robins Federal Credit Union to sponsor a series of events.
Cool, cute and cuddly.
Tootsie has come a long way since being rescued from a breeder.
Many consumers will hit the stores or go online to score holiday shopping deals. Professional organizer Andi Willis shares some gift ideas that won't cause any clutter.
It's hard to get friendlier than Rudy.
Tom Rule plays some Thanksgiving music on the keyboard.
Community Health Works talks about prevention methods and how the disease impacts the community.
The Macon Centreplex opens the ice skating rink annually during the winter months...just in time for the holidays.
A local church is hosting a toy drive hoping to put a smile on less fortunate children's faces for Christmas.
Six Flags Over Georgia has a new theme for the season, and according to the amusement park's representative it's creating a lot of buzz for the holidays.
Emmy award winning composer, New York Times best selling author, national radio and TV host John Tesh is in to talk about upcoming projects, and how you can live your life more intelligently.
Cannonball House hosts Ole Time Christmas hoping to start a new foundation in your family.
Franklin Smith talks about his new book, and what he hopes community members learn from him.
Vonnie Angelo, who helps organize the Cinderella Dress Drive, visited 41NBC to let people know they can donate dresses to a good cause.
Riverside United Methodist Church is hosting it's annual drive-thru nativity.
Organizations get ready first Holiday Lights ceremony at the Pecan Grove at Central State Hospital.
Historic Macon and the Sidney Lanier Cottage partner for Christmas at the Cottage.
With the help of volunteers, Apostle Steven Clevland wants to clean-up middle Georgia communities.
The purpose is to raise funds dollar for dollar by a private grant to finish construction of this shelter.
Georgia Cancer Friends is hosting an important free seminar for men and women called "Hiding in Plain Sight: The Link Between Heartburn and Cancer"
The General Manager for Macon's Southeast Restoration Group and Staff Sgt. Joshua Colantonio stopped by to talk 'Toys for Tots.'
Forsyth -Monroe County Chamber of Commerce's Hometown Holidays Parade is around the corner, and dozens of floats are entered for this year unique theme.
Local fitness instructor creates fundraiser to benefit the less fortunate.
41NBC needs your help to saves lives.
A Georgia man has been convicted of murder after prosecutors argued he killed another man over a parking space.
Authorities say a man arrested for the shooting deaths of two homeless men in Atlanta also is suspected in the fatal shooting of a woman in nearby Decatur.
Atlanta police say they have arrested a man for the deaths of two homeless men who were shot as they slept on the street in separate slayings.
Atlanta police say they are investigating after a body was found in a large ventilation fan inside a downtown parking deck.
Police say two officers were shot in a gun battle Friday morning near the eastern edge of Atlanta, leaving one suspect hospitalized in critical condition.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has ended the state of emergency that he declared for the St. Louis area ahead of unrest over the Ferguson grand jury decision.
The top theater chains in North America have dropped "The Interview" after hackers threatened terrorist attacks at theaters showing the comedy, effectively squashing the Christmas Day release of the film.
The first formal divorce for a gay couple in Florida has been granted by a county judge who also declared the state's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
Some Cuban exiles in Miami are outraged. Others are ecstatic that President Barack Obama has secretly arranged prisoner exchanges with Cuban leader Raul Castro as part of an effort to normalize relations.
The Salvation Army received a surprise in one of its famous red kettles in South Florida.
Johns Hopkins University is apologizing to nearly 300 applicants who were mistakenly sent welcome messages when they were actually rejected or deferred.
The New York premiere of the comedy "The Interview" has been canceled following threats of violence against theaters carrying it.
Alan Gross -- the American who was freed from five years of imprisonment in Cuba today -- had been working as a subcontractor for the U.S. government's U.S. Agency for International Development when he was arrested -- an agency that has been promoting democracy in Cuba.
Police who've been searching for a man suspected in six killings near Philadelphia have found a body in the woods near his home.
New York real estate heir Robert Durst has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief for exposing himself and urinating on candy at a Houston drug store.
The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued a man who drifted at sea for five days and ended up stranded on an uninhabited island in the Bahamas.
For the first time in three decades, the nation's most common sexually transmitted disease is a little less common.
The family of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer as he held an air rifle inside an Ohio Walmart has sued the officers involved, the police chief, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and the city.
A generous mystery man has made the holiday season a little brighter for employees of two Cape Cod coffee shops.
Jeb Bush is taking his most definitive step yet toward running for president.
Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government's annual drug use survey finds.
A painting by Winston Churchill of the fishpond at his rural home has sold for just under 1.8 million pounds ($2.8 million), almost double the previous record for his work.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is welcoming the promise of full diplomatic relations between the United Nations and Cuba, saying the U.N. General Assembly has long pressed for this.
Elton John and his partner David Furnish plan to tie the knot for a second time, following the legalization of same-sex marriage in Britain.
Pope Francis is being treated to a cake, cards and a tango demonstration for his 78th birthday — and 800 kilograms of chicken meat for the poor.
The European Parliament has stopped short of pushing for outright recognition of a Palestinian state, urging renewed peace talks instead.
Funerals have begun in Pakistan for the dozens of children and teachers killed during a Taliban attack on a military-run school in the country's northwest.
A gunman responsible for a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe was once on the national security agency's watch list — but was dropped off it years ago for reasons that remain unclear, Australia's prime minister said Wednesday.
Pakistan's prime minister is vowing that his military will continue an aggressive operation aimed at militants from the North Waziristan tribal area.
Jews are celebrating the eight-day festival of Hanukkah with traditions that commemorate ancient miracles and symbolize triumph over oppression.
France's health minister has said she wants to ban a controversial cannabis-extract electronic cigarette that's been launched in France.
Malala Yousafzai says she is "heartbroken" about the attack on a school in Pakistan that has claimed more than 125 lives, including many students.
Parents looking to dress their toddlers like Prince George for Christmas may be too late.
Pakistani officials say the deadly siege at a school is over, and that authorities are now sweeping the buildings.
A male lawmaker has been charged with incitement to rape for public comments he made about a female colleague on the floor of Brazil's Congress, the Attorney General's Office said Tuesday.
The two Australians killed in a hostage incident in a Sydney cafe are being hailed for their courage following unconfirmed reports that both sacrificed themselves to save their fellow hostages.
A senior Israeli Defense Ministry official says an exercise meant to test an advanced missile defense system developed with the U.S. has failed.
Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis underwent successful surgery on Wednesday to mend a bulging disk in his neck.
The Boston Red Sox acquired right-handed pitcher Anthony Varvaro from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Aaron Kurcz and cash considerations on Wednesday.
West Virginia athletic director and associate vice president Oliver Luck is leaving the school for a new job with the NCAA.
Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham is proud of the job he did at Georgia, and says it's no big deal to face the Bulldogs in the Belk Bowl.
Coach Mike Smith keeps searching for ways to fix the Atlanta Falcons, and nothing seems to work.
The Atlanta Braves announced a one-year deal with infielder Alberto Callaspo on Monday.
Bishop Frank Ray passed away Monday, that is according to Macon-Bibb Commissioner Al Tillman.
Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford was placed on injured reserve after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured wrist on Monday.
Ben Roethlisberger threw for 360 yards, William Gay returned an interception for a touchdown, and the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Atlanta Falcons 27-20 Sunday.
Riggs Lennon scored the winning penalty kick on Sunday as Virginia claimed its seventh national championship in men's soccer with a 4-2 result on penalties over UCLA at WakeMed Park.
Atlanta Falcons star wide receiver Julio Jones will miss Sunday's home game against the Steelers with a hip injury.
Tobias Harris got a leaning, 13-foot jumper to rattle in at the buzzer, giving the Orlando Magic a 100-99 victory Saturday night that snapped the Atlanta Hawks' nine-game winning streak.
Quarterback Tobias Oliver scored on a 47-yard run with eight minutes remaining and Northside of Warner Robins won the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAA football championship with a 25-18 comeback victory over Mays on Friday night at the Georgia Dome.
Paul Millsap scored 23 points, Al Horford added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks won their ninth straight game with a 87-81 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.
Calhoun scored on a 40-yard double-reverse pass from Baylon Spector to Carson Brown early in the fourth quarter and defeated Washington County, 27-20, to win the Georgia High School Association Class AAA state football title on Friday night at the Georgia Dome.
Nick Markakis will receive a $2 million signing bonus by Jan. 1 as part of his $44 million, four-year contract with the Atlanta Braves.
Sprint will end its partnership with NASCAR after the 2016 season.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was named the recipient of the 2014 Myers Brothers Award for his contributions on and off the racetrack during Thursday's National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon, held at Wynn Las Vegas.
Joe Gibbs Racing is shuffling its crew chief lineup as it expands to a new fourth team to accommodate addition Carl Edwards.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Thursday a major shake-up with its crew chiefs for its NASCAR Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series teams in 2015.
Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.
From the first lap at Chicagoland to the last lap at Homestead, the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship was filled with lots of drama and excitement, thanks to NASCAR's new playoff format.
Kevin Harvick has claimed his first career Sprint Cup championship with a win in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Five days after he was eliminated from the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, Jeff Gordon won the pole for the season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Sprint Cup Series
Heading into the last race of the season, Elliott holds a 52-point advantage over second-place and JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith. Elliott will officially be crowned as the series champion when the race at Homestead has concluded.
Four drivers -- Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman -- enter the last race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the Championship Round, with 5,000 points each. They are the final four in the first year of NASCAR's new playoff format for the Sprint Cup Series.
Matt Crafton is in position to become the first driver to win consecutive titles in the series. If Crafton finishes 21st or better, or 22nd with at least one lap led, or 23rd and the most laps led, he will clinch the championship, regardless of any other driver's performance.
Two months ago, 16 drivers had hopes of winning this year's Sprint Cup Series championship, but now, just four of them remain in the Chase, as they will battle for title in Sunday's season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Kevin Harvick dominated a race he had to win to advance to the final round of NASCAR's playoffs, while Jeff Gordon was knocked out when Ryan Newman completed a last-lap pass.
Denny Hamlin has won the pole Friday at Phoenix International Raceway, where eight drivers go into the race Sunday vying for the four spots in the championship finale.
Denny Hamlin will start on the pole for the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 -- the elimination race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- after topping the charts in Friday's qualifying at Phoenix International Raceway.