The current penny sales tax ends in December.
Three people qualify for the June 16th race.
Richard Bentley turned himself into the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office on Monday.
Macon-Bibb County invited the Department of Justice to work with the Sheriff's Office to figure out how much crime involves juveniles.
The hospital's redevelopment authority plans to demolish an old prison facility and build a high-tech cottage community for homeless disabled veterans.
Emmanuel McGhee arrested for his involvement in the fatal December Wings Cafe shooting
A woman is dead after a car accident on I-75 near Bass Road.
A Macon man is wanted for rape and aggravated assault.
Live bands, food, fun and arts and crafts were featured at the 2015 Localicious Festival.
Two people hospitalized after wreck on I-475, Saturday.
The Bibb Sheriff's Office is investigating an accidental shooting that happened at a home on Henley Street Friday night.
Devasko Lewis is facing life in jail after he was found guilty of murder Friday.
The federal government issued an order to make adjustments to the dam or shut it down.
The Tubman Museum is getting ready to move into its new home.
The university's board of trustees approve a 2% increase.
This year's Milledgeville Film Festival features Golden Globe winning producers and Academy Award winning producers.
Baldwin County Sheriff's office some of their own Thursday during a special luncheon. Sheriff Bill Massee says his dispatchers are the "lifeline" between his deputies and firefighters.
Deputy Michael Norris will be added to the Georgia Law Enforcement Moving Memorial Wall next Wednesday.
Two men were arrested Wednesday for their alleged involvement of robbing a convenience store at gun point.
The Houston County Fire Department is getting ready to break ground on a new fire station.
Macon-Bibb County leaders are learning how to keep moving forward with their downtown revitalization efforts.
The city of Warner Robins will soon have a visitors center and Vietnam Veteran Memorial off I-75.
The library's director says all items checked out will have a longer loan period.
An emotional Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that permits the use of medical marijuana to treat eight serious health problems.
House majority leader Rep. Larry O'Neal is resigning after the governor appointed him the judge of the Georgia Tax Tribunal. Rep. Allen Peake is seeking his position.
Surveillance photos released of Macon convenience store armed robbery suspect
The team of five will compete this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway's Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama.
The Bibb County Sheriff's Office Financial Crimes Unite arrested 39-year-old Thomas Hasstrup.
Peach County Sheriff Terry Deese has requested the assistance of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations to join the Fort Valley Sexual Assault Task Force in finding a serial rapist.
The "Positive Behaviors Interventions and Supports" program focuses on student discipline.
"Wear" will open on First Street on May 6th.
There is still time left to get health care under the Affordable Care Act.
Georgia Power is making history by shutting down Plant Branch Wednesday. The plant has been operating for 50 years on the Baldwin and Putnam County line.
Governor Nathan Deal will sign the state's medical marijuana bill into law on Thursday.
A semi truck and a sedan collided head on near Glenwood on Saturday.
58-year-old Stevie Robitzsch frequently talked about going to stay with friends under the bridge at the Ocmulgee River.
Volunteer firefighter Charles Gardner is in the Baldwin County jail. He is accused of illegally checking residential fire alarms and extinguishers.
Georgia's NAACP chapter president is calling for a middle Georgia teacher and her husband — a local school board member — to resign after allegations that the teacher made negative comments about President Barack Obama during class.
The GBI is investigating the death of a Georgia College student in Milledgeville, according to Baldwin County Deputy Coroner Ken Garland.
Warner Robins police searching for couple who burglarized Middle Georgia Orthopedic.
Those who lost a loved one during a crime are taking advantage of the resources offered during National Crime Victims' Rights Week.
Stacy Campbell with the fairgrounds says they have the space.
Two people are now facing animal cruelty charges after investigators found 50 animals in a Macon home Thursday afternoon.
Shots fired at a Stratford Circle home, teen injured
"Ugly Signs" on Riverside Drive is the company that makes the stickers that Macon-Bibb firefighters can't wear on their helmets or trucks.
A big name in country music is headlining the Warner Robins Independence Day Celebration.
The Macon Water Authority is alerting customers their water will temporarily be shut off twice this week as crews work on the road widening project.
The Warner Robins Police Department's K9 Rasty is getting a bullet proof vest thanks to a nationwide Groupon campaign.
Bibb deputies are investigating an aggravated assault on Denton Street.
Teenagers and their parents got a chance to open up about their concerns of dating violence and domestic abuse during the 2015 Secrets & Stilettos Relationship Conference.
He's a big guy but quite the shy one at first!
A blast from the past finally arrives on the Playstation, and one of the best Nintendo DS games lands on the Wii U virtual console.
A spot-on impression of the legendary Robin Williams, and the most patriotic 90s ad we've seen.
By far, this is one of Marco's favorite cats to visit the 41NBC studio.
Brownie is big for a chihuahua!
One of the best-selling gaming franchises finally arrives on PC, and a controversial fighting game lands on consoles and PC today.
Naomi Ladson stops by 41NBC to talk about what she does at the Salvation Army.
Professional organizer Andi Willis shares some simple ways you can start prepping for next tax season.
Tena Dominy joins 41NBC to talk about what we can expect for Relay For Life this year.
Teens react to 90s JNCO jeans, and what if The Avengers came out in 1995?
Affectionate, calm, cute. What more can you say?
Macon Purrs 'N Paws stopped by to show us Jill, who is your Cat of the Week.
After a few months of training by Gray's K-9 Academy, Alex returns new and improved!
One is extremely difficult, one is a hard as you want it to be, and one involves seeing devastating attacks before they happen.
Marco easily bested Sean and Taylor.
Path2College is offering $30,00 for your child, or child's future education.
Gov. Nathan Deal said he plans to sign legislation Tuesday to allow a state takeover of "chronically failing" schools and set up a statewide vote in 2016 to authorize the move.
Advance2Go is a program designed to supply resources, and professional help for adults who never went to college, but are interested in attending.
Mercer University's Financial Management Association (FMA) plans to helps more than 200 middle Georgians who need financial guidance.
Sherry Singleton with the museum stops by 41NBC to talk about the upcoming Pet Show Sunday.
Jay's Hope is hosting its annual Celebrate HOPE fundraising event. It's a chance to get the community together to raise money for kids battling cancer.
Debbie Harbin and Katie Magee stopped by 41NBC to talk about what the Anchor of Hope Foundation does.
The Rolling Thunder wants to help prisoners of war, soldiers missing in action and veterans.
Trina Samuels and Erin Patrick with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Georgia Chapter stop by 41NBC to talk about the fundraising 5K walk in Macon.
Joey Stuckey, host of 41NBC's Studio 41, and a Macon music legend talks about his trip to the U.K. for a Conference inspiring the visually impaired.
Woodfield Academy presents its 'Annual International Festival,' and this year is expected to take you on a wonderful trip around the world.
Keep Warner Robins Beautiful hopes the community will take part in the Great American Cleanup by donating your old, rusty vehicles.
Touch-a-Truck organization benefits kids educational programs, and events.
The 27th Annual Dogwood Festival is around the corner, and this year is expected to be filled with a lot of food, fun and entertainment.
Universal Light Christian Center is having a community wide celebration for Easter.
What happens when you can't pay your taxes? An H&R Block tax expert tells us.
Members of Zeta Phi Beta, Inc. will host a scholarship to benefit young girls who are considering higher education.
AppleCare doctor talks about improving your health care during pollen season.
State police say they've charged a 48-year-old woman with killing her husband and burying his body under a manure pile on the couple's western New York farm.
A beaver is being blamed for knocking out power to thousands of electric customers in eastern Maine.
Tutu Tuesday begins outside Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, where visitors are greeted by a valet whose tutu clashes with his normal uniform — shorts and a baseball jersey.
Firefighters in Louisiana have rescued a duck lodged in a fireplace.
A Pennsylvania man says he left a rifle-toting statute at a southern New Jersey gas station.
A south Georgia high school student looking to celebrate an unofficial holiday with schoolmates has been arrested for marijuana brownies.
The brother of a woman killed in a hail of police gunfire has been charged with disorderly conduct after reportedly making a death threat against the officer standing trial for the shooting.
Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are to begin hearing evidence about what his punishment should be: life in prison or the death penalty.
Authorities quickly found out why an arriving passenger at Kennedy Airport was so nervous: She had 4 pounds of cocaine hidden in her girdle and underwear.
The runner who won the Boston Marathon in 2013 has been crowned this year's men's winner.
An Obama administration effort to fight violent extremism is alarming some Muslim leaders and community groups.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has extended a needle-exchange program in a southern Indiana county to help combat an HIV outbreak.
There's a lot of honking going on at a suburban New York parking lot. And it's not coming from the drivers.
A Utah woman who pleaded guilty to killing six of her newborn babies and storing their bodies in her garage is set to be sentenced.
Officials say that a 33-year-old woman drove her 13-year-old daughter to a fight with a peer and encouraged the girl to brawl, and that two bystanders recorded the incident on video.
The Tulsa County Sheriff is set to speak publicly for the first time since a volunteer deputy on his force was accused of fatally shooting a restrained suspect after confusing his stun gun and handgun.
A spokesman for Libya's internationally recognized government says the chaos in his country has allowed human traffickers to proliferate.
The European Union has given Thailand six months to drastically increase its crackdown on illegal and unregulated fishing or face an EU seafood import ban, but has lifted the threat of similar action from South Korea and the Philippines.
Hard Rock Cafe has withdrawn a promotional campaign in Malaysia after public anger at the depiction of an orangutan baring its teeth and playing an electric guitar.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected priestly child abuser, answering demands of victims to crackdown on bishops who covered up for pedophiles.
A Somali police officer says a car bomb has exploded outside a restaurant in the Somali capital near the presidential palace.
The Japanese government has nominated a former executive at Toyota Motor Corp., one of the biggest beneficiaries of the cheap Japanese yen resulting from drastic monetary easing, to fill a post on the central bank's policymaking board.
For tens of thousands of migrants who survive the hazardous crossing of the Mediterranean, the journey often continues as they slip through cracks in Italy's border controls and head north.
Palestinian ministers have unexpectedly cut short their rare visit to the Gaza Strip.
Human Rights Watch and a coalition of 40 organizations in Senegal are calling on the government and police to enforce laws adopted nearly a decade ago that prohibit forcing children to beg.
Russia's counterterrorism agency says the leader of an al-Qaida-linked group operating in the Caucasus region of southern Russia has been killed by special forces.
The Cirque de Soleil has signed a deal to sell a majority stake in the famed circus group to U.S. private equity firm TPG for an undisclosed price.
Obama did it, now the FBI director has done it, and each time it has caused huge offense to a U.S. ally: using language to suggest that Poles were accomplices in the Holocaust.
The Shanghai Auto Show banned female models and automakers responded with dancers and fresh-faced young women holding tablet computers.
The head of the International Monetary Fund's department in Europe says Greece's bailout talks have gathered "a little more momentum" but stressed that Athens remains under pressure to break the deadlock with lenders.
Customs officials in Thailand say they've seized 4 tons of ivory worth $6 million hidden in bean sacks in what they're calling the biggest bust in the country's history.
Russia has dismissed Norway's protests over a weekend visit to a Norwegian archipelago by a delegation that included Russia's deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin.
Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks has been named the NBA's top coach for the 2014-15 season.
The Georgia College competition cheerleading squad is holding tryouts for the upcoming 2015-16 season Saturday, May 2, at 9 a.m. in the Centennial Center.
Georgia Tech has scheduled a two-game series against Central Florida, which is led by former Yellow Jackets coach George O'Leary.
Hawks center Al Horford is not sure if he'll be able to play in Game 2 of the first-round playoff series against Brooklyn because of a dislocated finger.
Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for a banned substance under Major League Baseball's drug program.
Atlanta Braves pitcher Andrew McKirahan was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball on Monday for violating the drug policy.
Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia claimed his second Boston Marathon title on Monday and Kenya's Caroline Rotich won the women's crown.
Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia claimed his second Boston Marathon title on Monday and Kenya's Caroline Rotitch won the women's crown.
Kyle Korver scored 21 points, including five 3-pointers, and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks held off the pesky Brooklyn Nets 99-92 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoff series Sunday night.
Jonny Gomes drove in four runs to back Shelby Miller, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-Sunday.
There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha is recovering from surgery on his right leg, which he says was injured during his arrest by New York police last week.
The Atlanta Hawks spent the past month doing little more than warming up for the playoffs.
The NCAA released its first Division II Softball regional rankings of the 2015 season Wednesday, April 15 and the National-No. 8 Georgia College softball team (39-7, 16-4 PBC) is slotted second in the Southeast Region.
Even the most established Falcons players are scrambling to make a good first impression with new coach Dan Quinn.
Aaron Brooks scored 23 points and the Chicago Bulls rallied from 18 down to beat the Atlanta Hawks 91-85 on Wednesday night in the regular-season finale.
Prior to Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, it had been a while since Matt Kenseth was in victory lane for a points race in the Sprint Cup Series.
Team Penske drivers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano wrecked and sustained heavy damage to their cars 19 laps into Sunday's scheduled 500-lap Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Helio Castroneves will start on the pole for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach after setting a new track record in Saturday's IndyCar Series qualifying.
Sprint Cup Series
Heading into Sunday's 80-lap race at Long Beach, Montoya holds a 10-point lead over second-place and teammate Helio Castroneves, while Power, a Penske driver and defending IndyCar champion, is 14 points out of the lead. Hinchcliffe is 19 behind.
Matt Kenseth will start on the pole for Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway after beating Brad Keselowski for the top position in qualifying.
There have been 14 NASCAR national touring series races won by a driver under the age of 19, and Jones has 35 percent of those victories.
As part of the numerous scheduling changes for the 2015 Sprint Cup season, the spring race at Bristol was moved to April after it had been held in March for the past nine years.
The National Motorsports Appeal Panel upheld the penalties assessed by NASCAR to Richard Childress Racing No. 31 team for altered tires used on Ryan Newman's car in the March 22 race at Auto Club Speedway, but the panel lowered the points deduction and monetary penalty.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was happy with his third-place finish at Texas last Saturday, but he would have been much happier if he had won the race to virtually guarantee himself a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
Severe weather conditions forced IndyCar Series officials to call off qualifying for the inaugural Grand Prix of Louisiana on Saturday at NOLA Motorsports Park.
Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick gave Stewart-Haas Racing a front starting row sweep for the second time in three Sprint Cup Series races on Friday at Texas Motor Speedway.
Sprint Cup Series
Joey Logano is the defending race winner. Logano passed Jeff Gordon for the lead on the final lap and then beat Gordon to the finish line by a half-second for his first of five wins during the '14 Sprint Cup season.
Sunday's 75-lap event at this new 2.74-mile, 13-turn road course will be the first major auto race to be held in Louisiana since a 1955 IMSA GT event in New Orleans.
Elliott made a bold move around Harvick, his JRM teammate, for the lead following the last restart with 16 laps to go. Elliott took command from there, crossing the finish line 2.7 seconds ahead of his closest competitor, Busch, who had won the spring race at Texas the year prior. Larson placed third, followed by Harvick, who had started on the pole and led the most laps with 101, and Earnhardt.