Valerie moved up from Orlando three years ago to take care of her grandkids.
District 1 Commissioner Gary Bechtel is proposing to remove churches from the ordinance.
Warner Robins Police Department tweeted #BlueLivesMatter, which is upsetting some residents.
The Bibb County Sheriff's Office hosted its "Santa in the Park" today in Macon.
Money collected during the ball will go toward small business loans.
The city held its annual Christmas parade.
Fort Hawkins celebrates its ninth annual Frontier.
Bibb County Sheriff's Office is hosting "Santa in the Park" and they are going to raffle off bikes as well as toys.
Nearly 50 picked up free clothes, shoes, electronics and toys during the 2nd annual Warm-A-Heart clothing drive at the Frank Johnson Center.
Lissa Hurley's brother Cody Thigpen was recently killed in a car accident. She held a yard sale over the weekend to raise money for his family.
Attorney Forrest B. Johnson and his staff gave away nearly 800 toys Saturday to more than 122 children and challenged them make A's when they return to school.
The EPA ruled coal ash is not a hazardous material, but it did set rules for handling the residue.
Cheryl Davis says she is still looking for answers as to why former Macon Police Officer Clayton Sutton shot and killed her brother.
The Salvation Army is finally seeing all of its hard work pay off.
Bishop Frank Ray was the founder of the Middle Georgia Amateur Boxing Club. He was a minister, businessman and mentor.
Friday's meeting offered an opportunity for veterans and their families to hear latest on Department of Veterans Affairs' programs
The Bibb Sheriff's Office is investigating a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian.
According to Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones, 38-year-old Derrick Jackson died Thursday from his injuries.
The Phillips family truly deserved a holiday miracle this year, but they taught us something in return.
A suspect robs a gas station in Macon's downtown district before sunrise.
Wheeler County sheriff's deputies have the person who ran away during a traffic stop in custody.
Crawford County investigators say the grave that was dug up last weekend belongs to a confederate soldier.
The new Bibb County School Interim Superintendent is almost ready to take on her new job.
41NBC surprised a single mother with four boys with a Christmas she might not have had otherwise.
The unemployment rate dropped to 7.2-percent in November.
The school will celebrate the accomplishment with a celebration in January.
Performances centered around slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr..'s work will continue throughout 2015.
The 21st Century Partnership held its quarterly board meeting on Thursday.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp took a tour of the campus and saw where the new equipment will be used.
Milledgeville police are asking witnesses of a midnight shooting to come forth with more information.
Bibb County School officials are showing off the new Heard Elementary School.
41NBC kicked off our Holiday Miracles series Tuesday night with a Perry family whose year didn't go the way they planned.
The Baldwin County Fire Department is spreading cheer to help some less fortunate children have a great holiday.
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.
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.
Major Alan Hill stopped by to talk about ways you can get involved with the Salvation Army right before Christmas--when it's needed most.
Weird Al's magical floating orb and a pit bull brought to its knees by the power of the pineapple.
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.
Ivey Rowland talks more about her community service effort to help hundreds, and how you can get involved.
Colleen Giffin from Beall Financial joins us to talk more about being prepared to transition your finances from one year to the next.
Kidteacher.org is an online matching websites used to help kids learn more about future career paths.
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.'
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.
A judge has convicted a former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school on all 25 counts of dealing in child pornography.
North Korea is experiencing widespread Internet outages. One expert says the country's online access is "totally down."
As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occurred last year.
A Michigan man has pleaded guilty in the killing of a 19-year-old woman in northern Ohio 30 years ago.
Singer Joe Cocker has died.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is meeting with the family of Officer Rafael Ramos, who was shot to death in a squad car this weekend with his partner.
New York City's police commissioner concedes that Mayor Bill de Blasio has lost the confidence of some of the city's police officers.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been studying foreign policy in advance of a potential presidential run.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are again drawing parallels between the media coverage of their client's case to the coverage received by Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh.
Travelers heading for airports in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have more options for holiday parking or catching a train.
A prosecutor says he won't file charges against a white former Milwaukee police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.
The ex-girlfriend of the man who ambushed two NYPD officers screamed for help after she was shot, banged on a neighbor's door and said, "I can't die like this, please please help me," according to the neighbor who said she saw the woman and called for help.
Did Ralphie's "Old Man" steal a leg lamp from a New York store's annual tribute to "A Christmas Story"?
Two men suffered burns to their hands and face in a natural gas explosion and fire at a western Pennsylvania car wash.
A coroner says autopsies are planned for four people, including two young children, fatally shot in the northern Illinois community of Rockford.
Twitter users anywhere in the world can control the lights on a holiday display in New Jersey.
An Argentine court says an orangutan that has lived 20 years at the Buenos Aires zoo is entitled to some legal rights enjoyed by humans.
Thousands of people have gathered in the eastern German city of Dresden for the latest in a series of anti-Islam demonstrations that have alarmed the country's politicians.
Police say an "ongoing serious incident" is unfolding in the city center of Glasgow in Scotland.
Pope Francis has issued a blistering critique of the Vatican bureaucracy that serves him. He has denounced how some lust for power at the expense of others, live hypocritical double lives and suffer from "spiritual Alzheimer's" that has made them forget they're supposed to be joyful men of God.
A French power and transportation company has agreed to pay $772 million in penalties to resolve allegations that it bribed government officials in multiple foreign countries.
North Korea is angry again, refusing to participate in today's United Nations Security Council discussion about the reclusive nation's human rights record.
French police are boosting security after an attack on officers in central France, and the country's top security official is visiting the city where a driver ran down 11 pedestrians.
Chinese prosecutors have formally indicted the son of Hong Kong action film star Jackie Chan on the charge of sheltering others to use drugs, more than four months after he was first detained.
The drawing is underway in Spain for the world's biggest lottery payoff, a 2.5 billion-euro ($3 billion) pot of cash that will be divided among thousands of ticketholders.
Airbus has at last delivered its first A350 jet, handing over the wide-body plane to Qatar Airways after years of delays and a multibillion-dollar redesign.
China says it has told the U.S. that it is against cyberattacks and opposes any nation or individual launching such attacks from a third country, but did not directly condemn the Sony hackings that Washington has blamed on North Korea.
North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling.
Haider Ali Motar was convicted of terrorism charges about a month ago for helping to carry out a string of Baghdad car bombings on behalf of the Islamic State extremist group. Now, the 21-year old is a reluctant cast member in a popular reality TV show.
An Egyptian court official says a judge has barred photographers from taking courtroom pictures of 26 men on trial in connection to their suspected homosexuality, after their families protested.
A judge is rejecting a plea by lawyers for a 37-year-old Australian woman charged with killing eight children to have the next hearing held in a mental health court.
Greece's prime minister says early general elections could be called by the end of 2015 if the current legislature can elect a president and if negotiations with the country's creditors on post-bailout aid are completed.
Devon Baulkman scored a career-high 22 points off the bench Monday as Tennessee held Mercer without a basket for an 11-minute stretch in the Volunteers' 64-54 victory.
Atlanta Falcons players have been wearing 1-0 shirts in recent weeks as a reminder to focus on one game instead of their ugly record.
Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford and Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge were named the NBA Players of the Week on Monday.
Kenny Gaines scored 15 points, Marcus Thornton added 13 and Georgia easily beat Seton Hall 65-47 on Sunday night.
Cam Newton threw for one touchdown and ran for another, and the Carolina Panthers defeated the Cleveland Browns 17-13 on Sunday to take over sole possession of first place in the NFC South.
Officials with Tampa Fire Rescue say seven people have been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a lightning strike in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium.
University of Alabama Co-Associate Football Strength and Conditioning coach Mark Hocke has been named Director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Georgia according to an announcement Sunday by UGA head coach Mark Richt.
Julio Jones returned from a hip injury to catch seven passes for 107 yards, and the Atlanta Falcons remained in playoff contention with a 30-14 victory over New Orleans on Sunday.
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is active for today's game against the New Orleans Saints.
Kyle Korver scored 22 points, including seven points late, to help the Atlanta Hawks hold on for a 104-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
Charles Mitchell scored 19 points and Marcus Georges-Hunt added 14 points to help Georgia Tech beat Vanderbilt 65-60 on Saturday.
The Mercer men’s basketball team scored the first 10 points, built a 17-point first half lead and were never truly threatened in a wire-to-wire 67-46 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Friday at Hawkins Arena. Junior Ike Nwamu booked his fifth 20-plus point performance of the year, leading all scorers with 22.
After being barred from the deck for the past year, longtime Georgia swimming coach Jack Bauerle will return for the team's next meet.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he's awaiting final clearance from team physicians before officially naming Cam Newton the starter for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.
A sixth man has pleaded guilty to playing a key role in illegally providing performance-enhancing drugs to Major League Baseball players and other athletes.
Washington Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss has been fined $22,050 by the NFL for language deemed "abusive and insulting" directed at game officials.
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.
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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.