New Industry Chooses Jones County
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New Industry Chooses Jones County

The Jones County Development Authority announced today a company that services the energy and mining industry will move to the county’s Griswoldville Park. NFI Installation is moving its headquarters to Middle Georgia from Oregon.  The company provides services to the energy and mining industries through providing coal handling  capabilities, including fabrication, rehabilitation and maintenance throughout […]
One-Man-Protest Targets Mayor Chuck Shaheen
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One-Man-Protest Targets Mayor Chuck Shaheen

As the Warner Robins council worked on city issues inside Monday night, a silent protest was held outside of the chambers.     Mayor Chuck Shaheen was the target of that protest.   Warner Robins resident and human resource business man Craig Graham claims the Mayor has misrepresented himself, and he is violating all types of […]
Warner Robins Council Debates Due Process for City Department Heads
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Warner Robins Council Debates Due Process for City Department Heads

Warner Robins council members are considering a proposal that would offer more protection to department heads, like the Police Chief.   The ordinance allows department heads to have the same rights as city employees when it comes to discipline.   Right now, full-time employees can request a discipline review hearing. Department heads don’t have that […]
Bibb BOE Counter Dallemand’s Offer for Superintendent
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Bibb BOE Counter Dallemand’s Offer for Superintendent

Monday the Bibb County Board of Education decided to extend a counter offer to Dr. Romain Dallemand for the position of superintendent. Dallemand rejected the first offer. Board President Gary Bechtel said their counter offer doesn’t match the value Dallemand asked for, but he’s hopeful it will be enough to get the contract finished. Bechtel […]
Two Arrested in Macon on Drug Charges
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Two Arrested in Macon on Drug Charges

Macon Police has arrested two people for drug charges. Friday night, police served a search warrant at 4295 Pio Nono Avenue and arrested 22 year olds Jonathan Alonzo Baker and Cornelius Antonio Redding. A complaint to the Department’s Drug Unit led to the arrest of the individuals. Baker and Redding are charged with possession of […]
3 Arrested for Shooting Student from Milledgeville
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3 Arrested for Shooting Student from Milledgeville

Barnesville Police arrest three men in the killing of a Gordon College student from Milledgeville.  The three burst into an off-campus college party Saturday and tried to rob the 10-12 people there.     Police say one of the suspects shot 21-year-old Danavan Bussey, of Milledgeville, in the face.  He died at an area hospital.      […]
Macon Police Arrest Man for Bank Robbery
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Macon Police Arrest Man for Bank Robbery

Today Macon Police arrest a man wanted for a bank robbery last month.  Ronnie Walter Rice is behind bars for robbing the BB&T Bank on Riverside Drive November 20.      The Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force found Rice inside his vehicle at the corner of Berkner Avenue and Columbus Road.  
Marshallville Police Officer Arrested
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Marshallville Police Officer Arrested

Authorities say a Marshallville police officer is arrested for shooting at one of his adult sons.  51-year-old Larry Leon Moore is charged with reckless conduct, discharging a firearm under the influence and aggravated assault among other charges.      Police say Moore fired at his 31-year-old son during an argument Sunday night.  No one was injured. […]
City Wants Camellia Gardens Back To Life
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City Wants Camellia Gardens Back To Life

Dr. William G. Lee Camellia Gardens was filled with visitors during camellia blooming season in the 1920’s. After many years of neglect, the City of Macon purchased the property in 2008. Since then they have cleared underbrush, removed buildings and opened up the tree canopy to allow more sunlight. The City is seeking a $100,000 […]
Search Warrant Leads to Two Arrests
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Search Warrant Leads to Two Arrests

A search warrant leads to two arrests. Friday night Macon Police served a search warrant on Pio Nono Avenue in room 245. Police arrested 22 year-old Jonathan Baker and 22 year-old Cornelius Redding. Both men were arrested and charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. This is Baker’s 25th arrest and Redding’s 6th. […]