Armed robbery reported on Gray Highway

BIBB SHERIFF'S DEPUTY'S ARE LOOKING FOR TWO MEN FOR AN EAST SIDE ARMED ROBBERY AT THE GRAY HIGHWAY ARBY'S PARKING LOT. 33 YEAR OLD CALVIN DENMARK SAID THE TWO APPROACHED HIM FROM BEHIND....ONE OF THE GUYS WAS ARMED WITH A PISTOL...HE GAVE THEM AN UNDETERMINED AMOUNT OF CASH. THE ONE WITH THE GUN HE SAYS HAD A SCAR OR TATTOO UNDER HIS LEFT EYE....CALL THE BIBB SHERIFF IF YOU CAN HELP AT 751-7500...

Twiggs man dies after wreck

A TWIGGS COUNTY MAN HAS DIED FROM A THIRD FATAL MONDAY TRAFFICE ACCIDENT IN MIDDLE GEORGIA. EARL WALLER SENIOR IN HIS 70'S WAS KILLED WHEN HE LOST CONTROL OF HIS PICKUP TRUCK ON HIGHWAY 80 NEAR JEFFERSONVILLE. THE VICTIM AND A PASSENGER WERE THROWN FROM THE VEHICLE WHICH BURST INTO FLAMES AFTER HITTING A TREE NEAR MARION RIPLEY ROAD. OTHER MONDAY MID STATE FATAL ACCIDENTS OCCURED IN HOUSTON AND CRAWFORD COUNTIES.

Early voting turnout is slow

EARLY VOTING IS PULLING IN LESS THAN 200 PEOPLE A DAY HERE IN BIBB COUNTY. MONDAY THE CITIZENS SLIPPED IN AND VOTED WITH EASE AS WAS THE SITUATION LAST WEEK WHEN JUST OVER 11 HUNDRED CAST EARLY BALLOTS.. THE POLL OPENS AT 8:30 EACH MORNING IN THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICES AT PIO NONO AND EISENHOWER PARKWAY. EARLY VOTING WILL END ON FRIDAY MAY 16th.......THERE WILL BE VOTING THIS SATURDAY FROM 9 am UNTIL 4 pm....THE PRIMARY ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY MAY 20TH. TWO WEEK FROM TODAY.

Harvey-Randall District 142 race being shunned by one local media

ONE OF THE CANDIDATES ON THAT PRIMARY BALLOT IS FORMER MACON COUNCIL MEMBER GERALD HARVEY. YOU SAW HIM MONDAY ON MIX IN THE MORNING HERE AT W P G A... AFTER BEING HERE, MR. HARVEY DROVE OVER TO W M A Z AND MET WITH GENERAL MANAGER JEFF DUDLEY..HE WAS ASKING WHY HIS HOUSE RACE DISTRICT 142 HAS BEEN ELIMINATED FROM THE POLITICAL MAY PRIMARY CLOSE UP SERIES. GERALD HARVEY IS CHALLENGING INCUMBABT NIKI RANDALL AND IS BEING TOLD BY HOST RANDALL SAVAGE, THE MR. HARVERY AND MS RANDALLS CONTEST WILL NOT SEE THE LIGHT OF DAY ON CLOSEUP. MR. DUDLEY SAYS HE WILL MEET WITH RANDALL SAVAGE AND TRY TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SITUATI

Warner Robins man dies in motorcycle accident

A MOTORCYLE ACCIDENT HAS CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A WARNER ROBINS MAN.. POLICE SAY 22 YEAR OLD WALTER KELSEY LOST CONTROL OF HIS CYCLE ON TUCKER PLACE JUST OFF OFF HOUSTON LAKE. HE SMASHED INTO ONE OF THOSE BRICK MAIL BOXES AND SUFFERED HIS FATAL INJURIES. THE REPORT INDICATED THE ACCIDENT TOOK PLACE AT 3:40 AM. IN CRAWFORD COUNTY A KNOXVILLE RESIDENT DIED NEAR HIS HOME ON CAUSEY ROAD WHEN HE LOST CONTROL OF HIS VEHICLE. 45 YEAR OLD RICHARD MEYER AND A PASSENGER WERE THROWN CLEAR OF THE WREAKAGE WITH MR. MEYER BEING PRONOUNCED DEAD LATER AT THE HOSPITAL.

Bibb EMA holding classes

MACON-BIBB EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PEOPLE WILL BE VERY BUSY TODAY. THE AGENCY WILL BE HOLDING CLASSES FOR HURRICANE RESPONSE TRAINING FOR LAW ENFORSMENT AND FIRST RESPONSORS. ACTIVITYS WILL INCLUDE COMMUNICATIONS AT THE MOBLE COMMAND POST WHICH WILL BE AT THE GOVERNMENT CENTER EMA HEADQUARTERS. THAN AT THE AUDITORIUM THERE WILL BE AN ANMINAL WELFARE CENTER SET UP..EMA STAFFERS, VOLUNTEERS AND BIBB SHERIFF'S OFFICE PEOPLE WILL BE INVOLVED ALONG WITH THE MACON-BIBB FIRE DEPARTMENT.

WR man killed in motorcycle accident

A MOTORCYLE ACCIDENT HAS CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A WARNER ROBINS MAN.. POLICE SAY 22 YEAR OLD WALTER KELSEY LOST CONTROL OF HIS CYCLE ON TUCKER PLACE JUST OFF OFF HOUSTON LAKE. HE SMASHED INTO ONE OF THOSE BRICK MAIL BOXES AND SUFFERED HIS FATAL INJURIES. THE REPORT INDICATED THE ACCIDENT TOOK PLACE AT 3:40 AM. IN CRAWFORD COUNTY A KNOXVILLE RESIDENT DIED NEAR HIS HOME ON CAUSEY ROAD WHEN HE LOST CONTROL OF HIS VEHICLE. 45 YEAR OLD RICHARD MEYER AND A PASSENGER WERE THROWN CLEAR OF THE WRECKAGE WITH MR. MEYER BEING PRONOUNCED DEAD LATER AT THE HOSPITAL.

Prayer opens WR council meeting

AT THE BEGINNING OF THE WARNER ROBINS COUNCIL MEETING AS ALWAYS BEGINS WITH PRAYER....TIM THOMAS LED THE COUNCIL AND THE PACKED CHAMBERS ON A DAY WHEN THE U.S. SUPREME COURT UPHELD THE RIGHT OF LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS TO SAY CHRISTIAN PRAYERS AT COUNCIL MEETINGS. THE RULING IN EFFECT SAYS WARNER ROBINS, MACON AND OTHER MID-STATE COUNCILS, COMMISSION MEETINGS AND OTHER SIMILAR BODIES COULD DO SO---IF OTHER RELIGIONS HAVE A FAIR OPPORTUNITY TO ALSO PRAY IF THE OPPORTUNITY PRESENTS ITSELF.

No apartments on Wynn Place, WR council says

WARNER ROBINS COUNCIL WONT ALLOW AN APARTMENT COMPLEX TO BE BUILT AT THE FAR END OF A QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD OFF NEWBORN ROAD NEAR RUSSELL PARKWAY. IT APPEARS ITS THE END OF THE LINE FOR DEVELOPERS IN THE WYNN PLACE SECTOR OF WARNER ROBINS. THE RE-ZONING APPLICATION DREW ANOTHER BIG UNIFIED CROWD AS IT DID FOR EVERY PLANNING AND ZONING MEETING HELD FOR THE REQUEST TO BUILD 200 UNITS AT THE END OF THE ONLY ENTRYWAY STREET TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD. RESIDENT DAVID CRANSHAW, A POLITICAL INSIDER, SAID HE HOPED THIS SENDS A MESSAGE TO OTHER DEVELOPERS IN SIMILAR SITUATIONS—NOT TO BREAK UP THE CHARACTER OF THESE TYPE NEIGHBORHOODS, ORGINALLY DESIGNED FOR SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS, BUT WITH EXCESS PROPERTY SET ASIDE FOR APARTMENT CONSTRUCTION.

Driver escapes unhurt in Eastside carjacking

AN EASTSIDE CAR JACKING COULD HAVE TURNED TRAGIC---BUT DIDN'T.....A WOMAN WAS STOPPED AT A GRAY HIGHWAY ATM MACHINE WHEN A MAN OPENED HER UNLOCKED PASSENGER SIDE DOOR AND ENTERED ARMED WITH A KNIFE... THE QUICK THINKING WOMAN IMMEDIATELY EXITED FROM THE DRIVERS SIDE AND RAN AWAY...THE MAN WAS LATER IDENTIFIED AS 50 YEAR OLD DERRICK PEACOCK ..WITH THE KEYS LEFT IN THE CAR, THE WOULD BE BANDIT TOOK IT.. HE WAS LATER ARRESTED TRYING TO STEAL A GUN FROM BASS PRO SHOPPES.. WHERE DEPUTIES ALSO RECOVERED THE STOLEN CAR

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