WR 'Coffee with a cop' session well-attended

WARNER ROBINS POLICE CHIEF BRET EVANS IS HAPPY WITH THAT INITIAL 'COFFEE WITH A COP' EVENT. THE CHIEF SAYS MOST FOLKS WANTED TO THANK THE DEPARTMENT FOR THE WORK THEY DO FOR THE COMMUNITY. THE STARBUCKS ON WATSON BLVD. SAW A STEADY STREAM OF RESIDENTS COME BY. THEY WERE ALL GIVEN $2-DOLLAR-OFF COUPONS FOR THEIR COFFEE PRODUCT. STARBUCKS NATION WIDE HOLDS THESE SESSIONS. MONDAY JUST HAPPENED TO BE INTERNATIONAL COFFEE DAY WHERE SEVERAL AREA BUSINESSES WHICH FEATURE COFFEE HAD VARIOUS GIVE AWAY PROGRAMS. CHIEF EVANS FORESEES SEVERAL OF THESE 'COFFEE WITH A COP' SESSIONS EACH YEAR IN WARNER ROBINS.

Carlyle Place residents volunteer to help clean-up efforts

GREAT NEWS FOR THE KEEP MACON-BIBB BEAUTIFUL PROGRAM DIRECTOR PAM CARSWELL. A VIRTUAL ARMY OF VOLUNTEERS ARE PLEDGING TO HELP KEEP THINGS CLEAN AND TIDY ALONG ZEBULON ROAD. THESE VOLUNTEERS ARE RESIDENTS AT CARLYLE PLACE. THE MEN AND WOMEN THERE ARE AGREEING TO POLICE THE ZEBULON ROAD STRETCH FROM BASS AND FOSTER ROADS DOWN TO FORSYTH ROAD. ZEBULON IS LINED FULLY WITH SIDE WALKS THAT THESE SENIORS USE FOR THEIR WALKS. CARSWELL SAYS SHE IS SO HAPPY THAT THIS LARGE NUMBERS OF VOLUNTEERS ARE IN THE PROGRAM AND THAT ANY OTHER INDIVIDUALS OR GROUPS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN UP AND HELP THE COMMUNITY.

Weekend beating death committed by parolee with previous murder conviction

THE WEEKEND BEATING DEATH OF 49-YEAR OLD RICKY TURNER ON THIRD STREET APPARENTLY WAS CARRIED OUT BY A MAN WHO WAS ON PROBATION FOR ANOTHER MURDER CASE. 50-YEAR OLD CHARLES HALL HAD SERVED 20 YEARS FOR AN EARLY 80'S FULTON COUNTY MURDER AND WAS PAROLED IN APRIL OF LAST YEAR. HALL SUPPOSEDLY HIT TURNER DURING AN ARGUMENT, TURNER FELL AND HIT HIS HEAD ON THE STREET CURB. HALL, ACCORDING TO WITNESSES, THEN STRADDLED TURNER AND CONTINUED TO PUMMEL HIM WITH NUMEROUS PUNCHES TO THE HEAD. SEVERAL WITNESSES EITHER HEARD OR SAW THE ENTIRE INCIDENT IN FRONT OF THE BOARDING HOUSE ON THIRD STREET WHERE RICKY TURNER WAS STAYING.

Pio Nono Waffle House robbed at gunpoint

THE WAFFLE HOUSE AT 4285 PIO NONO AVENUE WAS ROBBED LAST NIGHT. BIBB DEPUTIES SAY WITTNESSES TOLD THEM THE GUNMAN WAS WAVING A SILVER COLORED HAND GUN. HE TOOK AN UNDETERMINED ABOUT OF CASH AND MADE GOOD HIS GETAWAY. THERE WERE NO INJURIES.

Investigation into Tennille bar fight continues, autopsy inconclusive

AN INVESTIGATION CONTINUES SURROUNDING A BAR FIGHT IN THE WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMUNITY OF TENNILE, SOUTH OF SANDERSVILLE. IN THE FRACAS A TIFT COUNTY MAN SUFFERED FATAL INJURIES. 39 YEAR OLD ANTHONY POLLOCK WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AND LATER DIED. ITS NOT KNOWN EXACTLY WHAT KILLED HIM. LOCAL AUTHORITY’S ARE ASKING HELP FROM THE GBI SINCE A FRIDAY AUTOPSY APPARENTLY WAS NOT CONCLUSIVE. POLICE WANT TO MAKE SURE THE CAUSE OF DEATH WAS FROM THE BAR FIGHT BEFORE ANY WARRANTS AND CHARGES ARE MADE IN THE CASE.

Bibb deputies investigate weekend homicide

BIBB DEPUTIES ARE HOLDING 50-YEAR OLD CHARLES HALL IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEATH OF ANOTHER MACON MAN. HALL WAS ARRESTED SHORTLY AFTER AUTHORITIES WERE CALLED TO A THIRD STREET HOUSE WHERE THEY FOUND 49-YEAR OLD RICKY TURNER ON THE SIDE WALK. THE VICTIM AND HALL APPARENTLY HAD SOME KIND OF FIGHT WITH IT ENDING IN A HOMICIDE. CORONER LEON JONES AND STAFFERS RONNIE AND LONNIE MILEY PRONOUNCED THE VICTIMS DEATH AND ANNOUNCED THEY WILL PREFORM AN AUTOPSY LATER TODAY AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES.

Kiwanis teen driving rodeo draws more than 100 teenage drivers

A LOT OF BIBB DEPUTIES WERE HELPING THE MACON KIWANIS CLUB WITH THEIR ANNUAL TEEN DRIVING RODEO- MORE THAN 100 YOUNGSTERS TURNED OUT AT THE HUTCHINGS CENTER ON RIVERSIDE DRIVE. ALONG WITH VARIOUS COMPETITIVE EVENTS, THE KIDS WERE INSTRUCTED BY EXPERTS ON THE VARIOUS ASPECTS OF SAFE DRIVING THESE DAYS WHICH INCLUDES ABSOLUTELY NO TEXTING WHILE DRIVING. COORDINATOR DAVID COZART DESCRIBED THE DAY AS A BIG SUCCESS. HE SAYS HOPEFULLY THE LESSONS LEARNED BY THESE TEENS WILL BE WITH THEM FOR LIFE.

Shurling Drive store burglarized, cops have suspect on video

THERE IS A LOOK OUT IN EFFECT THIS MORNING FOR A MAN WHO USED A LARGE ROCK TO SMASH AN ENTRY WAY INTO THE JET FOODS STATION ON THE 600 BLOCK OF SHURLING DRIVE. POLICE HAVE RELEASED PICTURES OF THE BURGLAR LOOTING THE PLACE OF CIGARETTES AND CIGARS. IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE INCIDENT, CALL THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT AT 751-75OO, OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-877-68-CRIME...1-877-682-7463.

WR police 'coffee with a cop' is today at Starbucks

THE WARNER ROBINS POLICE COFFEE WITH A COP EVENT IS BEING HELD THIS MORNING AT THE WATSON BLVD. STARBUCKS. IT'S HOPED RESIDENTS WILL TURN OUT TO SPEAK TO VARIOUS POLICE DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATIVES IN A NONE EMERGENCY SITUATION. THE FIRST 50 PEOPLE WHO COME TO STARBUCK WILL GET COUPONS FOR TWO DOLLARS OFF A COFFEE DRINK. THE WARNER ROBINS COFFEE WITH A COP EVENTS IS SCHEDULED FOR A TWO HOUR PERIOD THIS MORNING FROM 8 UNTILL 10 AT STARBUCK.

Former Governor Perdue helps dedicate new elementary school

FORMER GOVERNOR SONNY PERDUE WAS THE MAIN SPEAKER AT THE DEDICATION OF THE LANGSTON ROAD ELEMETRY SCHOOL IN HOUSTON COUNTY. THE CUTTING EDGE STRUCTURE FEATURES MANY COST SAVING FEATURES THE GOVERNOR WHO GREW UP NEAR WHERE THE SCHOOL IS LOCATED, AND GRADUATED FROM WARNER ROBINS HIGH SCHOOL AND UGA. HE AND MRS. PERDUE RESIDE BACK IN HOUSTON AND OBVIOUSELTY PARTICIPATE IN COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES. DOCTOR ELGIN MAYFIELD IS THE PERRY AREA SCHOOLS PRINCIPAL. HE AND SUPERINTENDENT MARK SCOTT PRAISED THE HOUSTON SCHOOL BOARD AND OTHERS WHO BUILT THIS BEAUTIFUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

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