MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A valuable history lesson took place Friday afternoon at Matilda Hartley Elementary School in Macon, just not from a text book. Rather, it was in the form of a living wax museum. Students and faculty got the chance to portray some of the key figures in black history in honor of […]
Crisp Area's Habitat for Humanity broke ground on their first house project in Vienna, honoring a pillar in the Dooly community--Sheriff Van Peavy. But, the groundbreaking was an emotional day for two families.
The Rosa Jackson Community Center re-opened doors to East Macon Friday morning. The center closed last January to begin renovations. "I remember, yes, playing on that wooden porch in Rosa Jackson," said Myrna Davis Bell with a smile describing what the community center was like more than sixty years ago.
Nearly four long months after losing power and still lacking a chairman, Democrats are eager to get their leadership elections over with and move on with the business of rebuilding their party to challenge President Donald Trump. “The timing certainly wasn’t good to be having a leadership debate at the very moment when Trump has […]
Muslim organizations in the Netherlands on Sunday criticized disparaging comments about Moroccans made by anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders. Launching his campaign Saturday for the Netherlands’ March 15 parliamentary election, Wilders criticized Moroccan youths for making the Netherlands unsafe, although he qualified the comments by saying they didn’t apply to all Moroccans. “If a Dutch person […]
Vice President Mike Pence concluded a day of meetings in Munich with the U2 frontman and humanitarian. Bono thanked Pence for his past support of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) when he served on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif delivers his speech during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich. MICHAELA REHLE / Reuters President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers. Zarif on Sunday criticized American implementation of the nuclear deal as “lackluster” and “slow” but […]
This US Navy photo shows the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson participating in a vertical replenishment-at-sea with the Black Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 4 and the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew in the Pacific Ocean on Feb. 3. MC2 SEAN M. CASTELLANO / AFP – Getty Images […]
Republican Sen. John McCain took a veiled swipe at President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media, cautioning that suppressing the press “is how dictators get started.” McCain, who has broken with Trump on several issues, made the comments in an exclusive interview with NBC’s “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd, after being asked about the […]
Malaysia Deputy Inspector-General of Police Noor Rashid Ibrahim, left, speaks during a press conference at police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Feb. 19. Vincent Thian / AP Since then he has been critical of the regime but experts never considered him a direct threat to his half-brother’s rule. “Most North Koreans do not know […]
Iraq’s prime minister on Sunday announced an offensive to seize control of western Mosul from the terror group ISIS. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on state television Sunday morning that the new push has begun. Hours earlier, Iraq’s military said planes dropped leaflets into the area, urging those who joined ISIS to surrender, and […]
Foreign Ministers of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, France Jean-Marc Ayrault, Russia Sergey Lavrov and Germany Sigmar Gabriel pose for a photograph during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany on Feb. 18, 2017. Sven Hopp / Reuters In a separate event in Munich, German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke about the long conflict in Ukraine and […]
An illustration shows what geologists are calling Zealandia, a continent two-thirds the size of Australia lurking beneath the waves in the southwest Pacific. HANDOUT / Reuters “The difference now is that we feel we’ve gathered enough information to change ‘continental’ to the noun ‘continent,'” he added. The land mass meets the geological definition of a […]