A national program is now giving Middle Georgia High school students the chance to gain a competitive edge in the science and engineering fields.
Today, Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle announced the states participation in the Real World Design Challenge.
The program gives teams of students $1 million in engineering software to figure out challenges in the aviation industry.
Teams of 3-7 students will design a plane looking at the forces of flight, lift, weight, thrust and drag with the goal of enhancing performance and efficiency.
A Forsyth man is convicted for voluntary manslaughter in a Bibb County Courtroom Thursday.
After more than three and half hours of deliberating, jurors found Alphonzo McNear guilty for choking his girlfriend Saundra Joann Stell to death.
Back in October 2009, police responded to a call at 896 Newberg Avenue just before 4pm that morning.
An autopsy determined she was strangled.
McNear is sentence to serve 15 years in prison for her death.
According to the district attorney's office, McNear confessed to the killing.
Macon Police are investigating a murder that happened Thursday evening just before 9:30. Police identified the victim as 28 year old, Stephen Adropolis Jackson of Macon.
According to Bibb County Coroner, Leon Jones, Jackson was standing in the street next to a vehicle when the suspect came from behind and shot him multiple times.
Jones says the victim was prounounced dead on the scene around 9:45.
The homicide happened near the intersection of Ell and Chappell Streets. Police are still looking for a suspect. If you have any information on this incident, call 1-877-68-CRIME.
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