Langston Grice is a typical second grader at Lake Joy Primary School. But, for his birthday the seven-year-old is asking for money to donate for cancer patients instead of gifts.
Some education officials are talking about turning Hutchings College and Career Academy into a program, instead of operating it as a high school.
International economic developers visited Laurens County on Wednesday.
Georgia State Patrol is investigation how a Fort Valley man died in a single car accident Wednesday morning.
Bibb Sheriff David Davis says the officer involved shooting happened near Triple Hill Drive.
Mayor Stephen Tingen says improvements to the city's fire department helped drop the rating.
Christopher Hightower, 21, and Donald Shefield, 40, were found safe following a massive search.
SB 185 would offer experimental treatment for people suffering from seizures.
Commissioners say the bridge will be a "welcome mat" for visitors into downtown Macon.
The Dublin-Laurens County Humane Society requests the public's help in finding homes for more than 200 animals, before they become at risk of being euthanized.
The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals celebrates 32nd anniversary with help from IHOP.
Angie Martin named new President & CEO of Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce.
Citing concerns about the drug to be used in a lethal injection, corrections officials in Georgia postponed the execution of the state's only female death row inmate for the second time in a week.
The former Interim City Attorney of Gordon is asking the Georgia Supreme Court to overturn a Jasper County judge's ruling that says Joseph Boone is the lawful City Attorney.
Warner Robins City Council will run the Kids Journey program of Houston County.
Committee formed to discuss possible changes for Macon-Bibb voting locations.
In the last two weeks, deputies have tracked down people using the tag readers.
A new bill to legalize a form of medicinal marijuana in Georgia has been filed in the state Senate, and unlike its House counterpart would set up a four-year study rather than making the drug available immediately.
Bryan Terrell is scheduled to die by lethal injection on March 10th.
The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is investigating two shootings from Saturday.
More than 40 cars were completed within an hour of starting the event.
A small crowd turned out for the My Brother's Keeper summit. The event allowed young people to open up about some of the challenges they are facing in Bibb County.
One suspect is on the run, four others are in jail. It's all in connection to several burglaries in Monroe County.
Investigators say, surveillance video shows the suspect going down a rope, dangling from an open skylight.
Georgia Power gave Macon-Bibb Facilities Management Department a $25,000 check.
The nearly four-million dollar Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare shelter is scheduled to open soon. The state-of-the-art facility features a garage port, surgery room and much more.
Since juvenile incarceration laws changed, council members are noticing some of the same children repeatedly getting into trouble. They think they have a solution to the problem.
Most everyone has a special place in their heart for Girl Scout cookies, and this weekend you can try a dessert using some of your favorite flavor.
Attorneys for the Bibb County school district are putting former superintendent Dr. Romain Dallemand on notice.
The Monster Jam Don't Text & Drive event urges teens to be responsible behind the wheel.
The school's co-founder says the plan is to have the new school up and running by August of this year.
State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says personal information belonging to millions of Georgia consumers may have been compromised in a recent data breach.
Bibb County Sheriff's deputies search for sexual assault suspect.
Board members voted to appoint Dr. Curtis Jones as the next Bibb schools superintendent, but not without some controversy.
State lawmakers are trying to figure out how to raise money to fix Georgia's infrastructure. Experts say the state needs at least $1 billion just to maintain its roads and bridges.
The Crawford County Sheriff's Office arrested a man they believe is responsible for a string of burglaries.
Fifty years ago a key piece of legislation was signed into law that gave African Americans and minorities the right to vote.
The health department's administrator says the appeal is in reference to a December dog attack.
Bibb deputies are searching for 49-year-old Lisa Lang for questioning.
As of Thursday afternoon, there are about 35 dogs that need to be adopted.
Bibb deputies search for missing 23-year-old Brint Michael Lesley.
Volunteers welcomed hundreds of people for the 2015 Friends of the Library Old Book Sale.
Deputies search for two suspects who forced their way into a Carriage Hill Apartment.
River level closes trail until further notice.
Blue Bird Corporation is now the only publicly traded independent school bus manufacturer in the United States.
The House Insurance Committee did not take a vote on Senate Bill one, also known as Ava's Law.
$24,000 donation from Navicent Health goes toward FVSU.
Central Georgia Technical College students studying Plant Science Biotechnology can now get a four-year degree from Fort Valley State University.
Members part of the Macon-Bibb Blight Task Force says they're doing more than just knocking down houses.
Ahead of a winter storm, Georgia delayed the execution of Kelly Gissendaner.
Lightning causes thunder due to this.
The British Pantry and Tea Room shared some delicious British dishes.
Around the world, lightning strikes the ground 100 times each second, which is this many times a day.
Lightning strikes the US how many million times a year?
Who's a good boy?
Noir survival-horror, an action roller coaster game, and a cooperative game that will make you die. A lot.
Professional organizer Andi Willis shares some tips to help you save money this year.
Wheel of Musical Impressions, Mary Poppins Sings Death Metal, and Sesame Street's House of Cards parody!
We were nowhere close to the record amount of rainfall yesterday, believe it or not.
She cuddles, she purrs, she loves.
He was the first known photographer of snow.
Sucked into a black hole, becoming a tactical commander by using your voice, and fighting during the Han Dynasty.
You're a friendly guy, aren't ya?
Chloe is looking for a special home in this week's Dog Of The Week.
It is February and by this time of the year, you may not be doing so well with your New Year's resolution.
A little dance is in store.
Federal prosecutors say the former payroll director at Grady Memorial Hospital has been sentenced in an embezzlement scheme.
Revitalizing Macon's urban core takes strategy, and innovators willing to share ideas, which is why M.A.P. is hosting an open house party, and you're invited.
You don't have to be a member of the AARP organization to receive free tax services, because everyone is welcomed to get help filing their 2015 taxes from experienced volunteers.
University President Dr. Ivelaw Griffith stops by 41NBC to talk about FVSU's anniversary celebration.
You can donate items to the animals and the office at the new welfare center at 4280 Fulton Mill Road.
Sharon Cloud, who is an adult literacy instructor, stops by 41NBC to talk about a breakfast the school is holding.
Beth Lang and Katie Jones came into 41NBC to talk about what they do each Easter--give out Easter baskets for children in need.
Genesis Joy House is partnering with Olive Garden to give a free meal to some homeless veterans.
Dr. Elise Langan talks with 41NBC about a plan in which the state takes control of 14 schools in Bibb County.
Bibb County School District's Robotics team is getting ready for the Georgia Southern Classic Regional.
Each year Rooms from the Heart hosts the Fairy Tale Ball to benefit children who are suffering from critical conditions, and this year is guaranteed to be another success.
A few of Macon's organizations are coming together to share a two-day event with the community in honor of Black History Month.
Everyone is invited to learn more about mammals at the Mammal Mayhem Day.
A taste of New Orleans is coming to the "Song and the Soul" of the south.
Legacy Faith has Angelman Syndrome, and her mother is pushing to raise awareness of the rare disorder before Sunday, February 15 International Angelman Day.
Local Interior Designer Canaan Marshall shows you simple tips to set the atmosphere for Valentine's Day.
Kelvin Collins with the Better Business Bureau shares a few tips to keep you safe when you're dating online.
People aren't the only ones suffering from a seemingly endless winter of bone-rattling cold, record-busting snow and ice-slick sidewalks. Pooches' paws feel the pain, too.
The probate court in one of Alabama's biggest counties says it won't issue any marriage licenses at all after the Alabama Supreme Court disagreed with a federal court and upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
Authorities say a 13-year-old Ohio boy was suspended for bringing moonshine to school, and a science teacher who knew the student was making the illegal alcohol was reprimanded for not reporting that the boy took it to class.
Former CIA director David Petraeus appears likely to avoid prison time for providing reams of classified material to his mistress.
Georgia officials waffled on whether to proceed with an execution when the lethal injection drug was discovered to have a cloudy appearance, according to court documents, and one expert said the state's decision to postpone it was the right move.
School officials insist that everything is back to normal after a riot at a juvenile rehabilitation center in rural western Nevada. But the local sheriff says the neighboring town is on edge and "at its wits' end" following the latest in a series of violent outbursts by the teenagers.
Less than an hour's drive from one of Earth's great fresh water sources, some people in Flint are searching for a drop worth drinking.
Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the budget year, without overturning the president's immigration policies.
When the nation's first black president steps onto the Edmund Pettus Bridge this weekend, he'll be standing on a structure a tribute to a reputed Ku Klux Klan leader.
Police say an engineer injured in last week's California commuter train derailment has died.
A restaurant's policy to give customers a percentage off their bill on their birthday actually became a 7-cent refund for man who turned 101.
City leaders in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson will meet Tuesday with U.S. Department of Justice officials to discuss a federal investigation of the police department stemming from the August shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.
A spokesman for Hillary Rodham Clinton says there was nothing illegal or improper about her use of a personal email account during her time as Secretary of State.
Prosecutors plan to seek the death sentence for a man accused of killing three Muslim students in Chapel Hill last month.
Even former vice presidents get called for jury duty.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's not in Washington to "disrespect" President Barack Obama when he addresses Congress.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his speech to the U.S. Congress offered a "practical alternative" to a possible Iranian nuclear deal and that lawmakers "better understand" why the deal is bad.
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen says he's found a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the Philippines near where it sank over 70 years ago.
Italy's Coast Guard is bringing nearly 1,000 migrants to southern Italian ports from several different boat rescues, but 10 migrants perished at sea.
In Europe, SUV now stands for: Shrunken Utility Vehicle.
Britain's Prince William highlighted his interest in wildlife conservation on the final stop of his China tour Wednesday, feeding baskets of carrots to an elephant in the country's southwest.
Syrian activists say the Islamic State group has released four more Christian hostages from dozens who were abducted by the extremists last week.
Executives at Canada's central bank have urged "Star Trek" fans to stop a campaign to deface currency as a tribute to late actor Leonard Nimoy.
Bye, New York! Ciao, Milan! Bonjour, Paris!
European Union officials say they have broken up a cross-border gang responsible for cheating EU member countries of 150 million euros ($168 million) in tax revenue.
Mal Peet, an irreverent, award-winning British writer of books for children and young adults, has died aged 67.
Russia's sinking economy is putting up a major hurdle for Ford Motor Co. and General Motors as the U.S. automakers fight to return to profitability in Europe after years of losses.
The Nobel Peace Prize awarding Norwegian Nobel Committee has elected a new chairman to replace Thorbjoern Jagland, whose six-year tenure has been lined with controversies.
A British investor who made millions in Russia before his lawyer was imprisoned and died is calling for an international investigation into the killing of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.
The United Arab Emirates' budget carrier flydubai, in its fifth year of operation, has turned a profit of $68 million out of total revenue of $1.2 billion last year.
Top automakers are vowing to press ahead with weak-selling electric vehicles and zero-emissions technology — even as they unveil powerful, expensive luxury cars sports cars aimed at a growing global automarket.
Scientists say ancient DNA samples indicate massive migration to Europe from the east took place some 4,500 years ago.
Aaliyah Whiteside scored 23, and Roddreka Rogers had a career-high 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 11 seed Georgia Tech women to an 80-53 win over 14th-seeded Clemson in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament on Wednesday night.
The Southeastern Conference is moving up start times for a second straight day at its women's basketball tournament as a winter storm continues to bear down on central Arkansas.
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Peyton Manning will return for a fourth season in Denver and 18th in the NFL.
Phoenix International Raceway will supplement its existing barrier system with packs of tires before NASCAR visits next weekend.
The Mercer University football program and head coach Bobby Lamb unveiled the 2015 schedule on Wednesday, an 11-game slate including six contests at Five Star Stadium.
Crawford County faces Seminole County in the GHSA AA championship game Friday.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis went 4 for 4 and scored a run, leading the New York Mets to an 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.
Atlanta Braves starter Mike Minor was scratched from his scheduled start on Sunday after experiencing tightness in his left shoulder.
Brice Ramsey's edge in Georgia's quarterback competition this spring may not be as big as some believed.
No. 1 Kentucky overcame a nine-point deficit in the second half to keep its perfect season intact, beating Georgia 72-64 on Tuesday night.
Just in time for a rematch with Duke, No. 19 North Carolina established some late-season momentum by beating Georgia Tech 81-49 on Tuesday night, completing a sweep of the struggling Yellow Jackets.
Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Al Horford added 18 and the NBA-leading Atlanta Hawks rallied from an 18-point deficit to win their fifth straight game, 104-96 over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.
Mercer men’s basketball senior Darious Moten, junior Ike Nwamu and freshman Stephon Jelks all earned recognition as the Southern Conference released its All-Conference awards Tuesday morning. Moten and Nwamu landed spots on the 10-member All-Conference team, while Jelks was one of five tabbed as All-Freshman selections.
The Taylor County girls basketball team will play for its first state title since 2003.
Precious Bridges and Kahlia Lawrence have been named the Southern Conference Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year, respectively, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.
South Carolina would love nothing more than to add to its growing resume than by winning its first Southeastern Conference tournament championship this week.
Phoenix International Raceway will supplement its existing barrier system with packs of tires before NASCAR visits next weekend.
Kurt Busch has agreed to NASCAR's terms and conditions for reinstatement after he was suspended indefinitely for domestic violence allegations on Feb. 20.
With a win in Sunday's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson and his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports team moved one step closer to its goal of winning a record-tying seventh championship in NASCAR's premier series this season.
Kevin Harvick turned in another dominating performance Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, holding off Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano in the Xfinity Series race.
Team Xtreme Racing confirmed on Saturday morning that police have recovered its Sprint Cup Series race car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Morrow, Georgia.
Of the 31 drivers entered, Ty Dillon is the only previous truck winner at this 1.54-mile racetrack. Dillon won the last truck race here in August 2012. He was a rookie in the series at the time.
Kevin Harvick is one of six Sprint Cup Series regulars scheduled to compete in the Xfinity race at Atlanta. Sam Hornish Jr., Matt Kenseth, Kyle Larson, Joey Logano, the reigning Daytona 500 champion, and Paul Menard are the others.
Five days after his victory in the Daytona 500, Joey Logano continued his momentum by winning the pole for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
David Ragan, driving for the injured Kyle Busch, spoke with 41NBC's Tucker Sargent Friday after qualifying.
Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway after a qualifying session in which 13 drivers didn't get on the track after failing to pass inspection.
NASCCAR made significant rule changes for the Sprint Cup cars this season, including lower horsepower and modifications to the cars' aerodynamic package. The horsepower was reduced from 850 to 725 through a tapered spacer, which is an engine part used in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series. Revisions to the aero package include: rear spoiler adjustments to 6 inches high (2014 height: 8 inches) and minimum vehicle weight drops 50 lbs. via ballast reduction (2014 weight: 3,300 lbs. without driver).
Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ahead of a race this weekend near Atlanta.
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch was released from a North Carolina hospital on Friday, six days after he suffered multiple injuries during an accident in the Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Travis Kvapil's race car for this weekend's Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway was stolen in the early morning hours of Friday outside the team's hotel in Morrow, Georgia.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Tuesday that David Ragan will drive the No. 18 Toyota in place of the injured Kyle Busch for the next several Sprint Cup Series races, beginning with this weekend's 500-mile event at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The Unadilla native will leave his Front Row Motorsports team for Joe Gibbs Racing until Busch returns.