Bibb County Deputies Catch Two Escaped Inmates
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Bibb County Deputies Catch Two Escaped Inmates

Two inmates escaped from Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies after they were being transported from court, but both are now in custody. According to Captain Harry Colbert, 18-year-old Jeremy Antwon Taylor and 18-year-old Tyrone Brown Jr. fled law officials as they were being loaded into a van and transported from the Bibb County Courthouse. The inmates […]
Houston County Sharks Win Big
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Houston County Sharks Win Big

A local basketball team wins state. The Houston County Sharks win the 2011 JV Wheelchair Basketball State Championship! The Sharks finished the season undefeated. This school year is the Sharks’ best season since the Houston County Adapted Sports Program was established three years ago. The coaches say they are very proud of how hard all […]
New Board Members for Music Hall of Fame
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New Board Members for Music Hall of Fame

Today Governor Nathan Deal names three people to the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Authority and two of them are from Middle Georgia.? Twiggs County native, Rose Leavell, is a new member effective immediately. She is a third generation tree farmer at Charlane Plantation. Dr. Timothy Stapleton of Macon is also appointed to the authority today. […]
Macon Fire Displaces 6
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Macon Fire Displaces 6

A house fire in Macon leaves 6 people homeless. According to Assistant Fire Chief. Cliff Rushin, the Sunday morning fire started in the kitchen at a boarding house on Lamar Street. The blaze quickly shot up the walls and went into the attic. The fire engulfed the roof, but luckily only two of the tenants […]
Job Hunting Scams Top BBB’s list of Concern
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Job Hunting Scams Top BBB’s list of Concern

The Better Business Bureau says this rough economy is a prime time for scammers to target those desperate for work, and with more than 400,000 Middle Georgians unemployed it could happen to you. The BBB says, job hunting scams are one of the top 10 scams affecting consumers and are becoming more popular. Often these scammers […]
2 Charged in Inmate Death
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2 Charged in Inmate Death

Two Central State Prison inmates are charged in the death of a fellow inmate. 26-year old Hugh Barnard, and 24-year old Lance Parson, are charged with the murder of 23-year-old Justin Taylor. Taylor died after a physical altercation with the two other inmates on February 21st. Barnard and Parson were moved from Central State Prison […]
Student from Libya Explains Life for Her Family Amidst Protest and Turmoil
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Student from Libya Explains Life for Her Family Amidst Protest and Turmoil

Sana Albaeity studies at Georgia College and State University. She is an exchange student from Tripoli, Libya, and still has family and friends living in the heat of the turmoil of the country. Sana explains that her family is stuck where they live, only venturing to go out of the house when it’s absolutely necessary. […]
FVSU Basketball Coach Let Go
6 years ago
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FVSU Basketball Coach Let Go

A Fort Valley Coach is without a job tonight.  Men’s Head Basketball Coach John Douglass has been relieved of his duties at Fort Valley State University. Douglas served as head coach for the past two seasons at FVSU and has a 17-40 overall record. Athletic Director Percy Caldwell says its time to take the program […]
Macon Man Dies After Sunday Shooting
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Macon Man Dies After Sunday Shooting

A Macon man found shot inside his home over the weekend, died Monday at the Medical Center of Central Georgia. 27-year old Larry Hixon Jr. was found inside his apartment on Edna Place Sunday morning. According to Bibb County Coroner, Leon Jones, Hixon died around 5pm Monday from a gun shot wound to the head. […]
Service Delivery Agreement Extended
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Service Delivery Agreement Extended

Macon City Council and the Bibb County Board of Commissioners came to a verbal agreement on the service deliver strategy. The verbal agreement came after the Macon City Council threatened the Bibb County of Commissioners to go to court if an agreement could not be reached. The Service Delivery Strategy is a way for two […]