Warner Robins police seek man who shot dog, incident recorded by security camera

WARNER ROBINS POLICE ARE SEEKING THE WHEREABOUTS OF A MAN SUSPECTING OF A SENSELESS DOG KILLING. THE SHOOTING WAS RECORDED ON A SECURITY CAMERA. THERE WERE TWO OTHER YOUNG MEN ALONG WITH THE SHOOTER. THEY WERE RIDING IN A RED FOUR DOOR CHEVROLET. ANYBODY WITH INFORMATION IS BEING ASKED TO CALL WARNER ROBINS POLICE OFFICER ED SMITH AT 478-302-5392.

16-year old Southwest High student dies from gunshot wound early Tuesday

A 16-year old Southwest High School student was shot and killed early this morning on Bobby Jones Lane, which is just off Nisbet Drive in southwest Bibb County. The Bibb County sheriff's department responded to a 4:30 am call reporting that a person had been shot. Bibb County Deputy Coroner Lonnie Miley identified the victim as Antrez Felder, who reportedly died inside a home at 308 Bobby Jones Lane. Miley said the victim was wounded in the head, but it did not appear to be a suicide. Miley further stated that it might have been an accidental shooting. Coroner Leon Jones said Felder was pronounced dead at 4:45 am. An autopsy is expected.

Thomas Jackson Juvenile Justice Center officially dedicated

THE THOMAS JACKSON JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTER AND COURT ROOM IS NOW OPEN FOR USE. THE $7 MILLION DOLLAR FACILITIES CEREMONY WAS ATTENDED BY A HOST OF LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS AND OFFICERS OF THE COURTS. BIBB COUNTY COMMISSIONER BERT BIVINS WAS THE MAIN SPEAKER. HE TALKED ABOUT THE BUILDING'S NAMESAKE, THE QUIET AND DIGNIFIED LINCOLNESQUE THOMAS JACKSON. COMMISSIONER BIVINS SAID AT THAT PERIOD OF CIVIL RIGHTS ERA TIME, TOM JACKSON COULD HAVE GONE ANY WHERE AND BEEN FINANCIALLY SUCCESSFUL, BUT CHOSE TO STAY IN MACON AND HELP STEER THE HISTORIC CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIONS IN THE FEDERAL AND LOCAL COURTS.

Twiggs man robs store, spends money, is arrested in short order

TWIGGS COUNTY AUTHORITIES MADE SHORT WORK OF 29 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER HENSONS CRIMINAL CAREER. FOUR HOURS AFTER THE DANVILLE RESIDENT ROBBED THE HIGHWAY 96 TRUCK PLAZA STORE HE WAS PICKED UP AND CHARGED. SHERIFF DARREN MITCHUM SAYS THE SHOTGUN WIELDING BANDIT WAS FOUND IN A DANVILLE HOUSE FINISHING OFF A BEER APPARENTLY BOUGHT WITH SOME OF THE $140 HE STOLE. THE REST IN THAT SHORT PERIOD OF TIME WENT APPARENTLY TO THE PURCHASE OF CRACK COCAINE. THE SHERIFF PRAISED DETECTIVE WORK OF HIS DEPARTMENT FOR THE QUICK ARREST.

Investigation continues into hanging death of a 19-year old on a school playground

THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES THIS MORNING INTO THE HANGING DEATH OF A YOUNG MAN FOUND ON A SCHOOL PLAYGROUND IN WARNER ROBINS. THE INCIDENT STARTLED YOUNGSTERS BEGINNING A RECESS PERIOD AT LAKE JOY PRIMARY SCHOOL.

Coca Cola display honoring Mercer football drawing raves at local Kroger

A BIG COCA-COLA PRODUCTS DISPLAY AT THE PIO NONO AVENUE KROGER IS TURNING HEADS THESE DAYS. ITS A LARGE TRIBUTE TO THE MERCER BEARS FOOTBALL TEAM AS THEY ENTER THEIR SECOND SEASON. A LOT OF MERCER STUDENTS SHOP AT THIS KROGER WHICH IS CLOSEST TO THE CAMPUS AND MANAGEMENT WANTED TO THANK THE YOUNG PEOPLE AND SCHOOL FACULTY FOR THEIR SUPPORT.

Traffic on stretch of highway 96 limited to one lane this week

BUSY HIGHWAY 96 BETWEEN HOUSTON LAKE AND LAKE JOY ROADS IS BEING LIMITED TO ONE LANE TRAFFIC EACH NIGHT BEGINNING AT 7:00pm UNTIL 6:00am. ROAD CONSTRUCTION CREWS WILL BE INSTALLING STORM DRAIN CROSSINGS. AUTHORITIES SAY IT WOULD BE BEST TO AVOID THE AREA EACH WEEK DAY NIGHT THE PROJECT IS BEING CARRIED OUT. GEORGIA 96 IS UNDER GOING AN EXTENSIVE WIDENING IN SOUTHERN WARNER ROBINS.

Georgia team advances in LL World Series Southeastern regionals

THE TEAM REPRESENTING THE STATE OF GEORGIA IN THE SOUTHEASTERN LITTLE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT IN WARNER ROBINS HAS WON AGAIN. NORTH COLUMBUS BEAT BRIDGEPORT, WEST VIRGINIA 3-2. IT WAS GEORGIA'S 2nd WIN AND WEST VIRGINIA'S 2nd LOSS. GEORGIA PLAYS FLORIDA TODAY AT 4:00pm.THE SEMI-FINALS WILL BE PLAYED WEDNESDAY WITH THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME SET FOR FRIDAY. ON MONDAY, NORTH CAROLINA BEAT FLORIDA 6-2 THE SOUTHEASTERN CHAMPS WILL GO TO WILLIAMSPORT, PENNSYLVANIA AND THE LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES.

Dale, Jr completes sweep at Pocono

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. held off Kevin Harvick after the final re-start of the race and won yesterday's GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway. The win gives the Hendrick Motor Sports driver a sweep of the Michigan races this year, and it's his third win of the season. The win also closed the points gap between Earnhardt and leader Jeff Gordon to 17 after Gordon, his Hendrick teammate, finished sixth. Gordon led the most laps, 63, while Joey Logano and Kurt Busch each led 30 laps. Earnhardt let just 14, but they came at the right time. Unadilla's David Ragan finished 19th after starting the race 39th.

Man wanted in Houston County burglaries arrested in Columbus

THE MAN WHO EVADED A MASSIVE PULASKI COUNTY MANHUNT ON JULY 24th IS NOW IN CUSTODY. 31 YEAR OLD EDDIE ALLEN OF AMERICUS WAS ARRESTED BY HOUSTON SHERIFF'S AUTHORITIES IN COLUMBUS AND BROUGHT BACK TO THE MID-STATE. HE WAS BEING SOUGHT FOR A SERIES OF BURGLARIES IN HOUSTON COUNTY.

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