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GDC says inmates used a toothbrush to escape from bus in Putnam Co.

The Georgia Department of Corrections is doing a little correcting of its own after a thorough investigation of the Putnam County inmate escape. Now we know exactly how those two inmates got out.
7 days ago
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Who’s got the winning ticket? Macon convenience store sells multi million dollar lotto ticket

If you bought a lottery ticket from the ABC Food Mart on MLK Blvd within the last week you may be in luck.
2 weeks ago
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First United Methodist Church’s ‘River of Life’ project brings volunteers from all over

Forest Hill United Methodist Church is bringing volunteers from different cities and even different states to fix up houses around Macon.
2 weeks ago
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Body found in DeKalb pond may belong to crash victim

ELLENWOOD, Ga. (AP) – Police in Georgia are working to identify a man who may have been the victim of a car crash and whose body was found in a pond. DeKalb County Police spokeswoman Shiera Campbell tells local media that a car crashed last week in south DeKalb County near Ellenwood. She says two […]
2 weeks ago
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Man indicted for murder in gang-related slaying

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – A man in southeast Georgia has been indicted on multiple murder and related charges in the gang-related slaying of three people in a home. The Savannah Morning News reports that 27-year-old Keith Lamont Marrow is accused of fatally shooting 31-year-old Courtney German, 24-year-old Williams Mullins III and 18-year-old Shayla Curtis on […]
2 weeks ago
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Former president Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration during Habitat build in Canada

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is being treated for dehydration in Canada, where he's helping build houses for Habitat for Humanity.
2 weeks ago
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Coroner: “It’s been a bad year for fatalities in Macon-Bibb.”, I-16 wreck leaves 3 dead and counting

Coroner Leon Jones says a bad year for fatalities in Macon-Bibb just got worse. Seven vehicles were involved in a massive accident earlier this evening on I-16 East that has left 3 people confirmed dead so far.
2 weeks ago
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Atlanta double shooting leads to 7 detained after standoff

ATLANTA (AP) – Seven people have been arrested after a double shooting and standoff in Atlanta. Atlanta Police Capt. James D. Patterson tells local media that around 1 a.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a report of a person shot in front of a northwest Atlanta home. Once on scene, police found two victims – a […]
3 weeks ago
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Georgia must do more to track, prevent elder abuse, some say

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia state agencies have ramped up efforts to crack down on elder abuse, with law enforcement training and a tougher criminal code. But The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that an underlying anxiety exists among several officials who feel the issue will continue to plague at-risk Georgians until stricter protocols are put in place […]
3 weeks ago
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Summer brings lubbers that bug Georgians, crawl across lawns

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – One of Georgia’s most unusual bugs is crawling again – the big grasshopper known as the lubber. The Athens Banner-Herald reports that it can reach up to 3 inches in length. They move so slowly that they’re quite easy to catch by hand. Their distinctive red and black markings (sometimes also […]