Macon man critical after hit and run on Eisenhower Parkway

A 42 YEAR OLD MAN IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER BEING HIT BY A CAR ALONG EISENHOWER PARKWAY. BIBB DEPUTYS LIST HIS IDENTITY AS CRIS ICENHOWER. THE MAN WAS HIT BY A CAR TURNING ON RAILEY ROAD. AFTER STRIKING THE VICTIM INVESTIGATORS SAY THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICAL DID NOT STOP, BUT PROCEED ON......ANYBODY WITH INFORMATION ARE ASKED TO PLEASE CALL THE SHERIFF AT 751-7500 OR CRIME STOPPERS ...

Police seek suspect who ran after stabbing wife in face

AUTHORITIES ARE SEEKING A MAN WHO TRIED TO KILL HIS WIFE BY STABBING HER IN THE FACE. BEING SOUGHT IS 54 YEAR OLD ANTHONY JOHNSON OF THE 3 thousand block of ada street ..HE REPORTEDLY USED A LARGE KNIFE WHICH CAUSED A SEVERE WOUND TO THE LEFT CHEEK OF FELICIA JOHNSON. SHE WAS RUSHED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER FOR TREATMENT AND IS LISTED THIS MORNING IN STABLE CONDITION. ANTHONY JOHNSON AT LAST REPORT WAS STILL AT LARGE.

House fire claims well known barber and his wife

THAT SHOCKING HOUSE FIRE WHICH CLAIMED THE LIVES OF A RETIRED LONG TIME MACON BARBER AND HIS WIFE REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION. BIBB CORONOR LEON JONES, BACK ON THE SCENE FOR SOME FOLLOWUP REPORTS, SAYS 81 YEAR OLD LUTHER CRUMP DIED IN THE HOUSE WHILE HIS 80 YEAR OLD WIFE DAISY PASSED AWAY LATER AT THE MEDICAL CENTER. CORONOR JONES GOT SOME FAMILY INFORMATION FROM TROY CRUMP SENIOR AND FRED BROOKS. MR. BROOKS IS KNOWN FAR AND WIDE AS 'FRED THE TECH'....THE LATE MR. CRUMP WAS A WELL KNOW BARBER FOR SOME 50 YEARS....CORONOR JONES SAID CRUMP HAD OPERATED HIS OWN PLACE CALLED HAIR TRACK FOR 20 OF THOSE YEARS... IRONICLLY THE FATAL FIRE TOOK PLACE AT 911 ELL STREET COURT.

Beverly officially kicks off re-election campaign, will face Edwards

MAYOR REICHERT JOINED DISTRICT 143 STATE REPRESENTIVE JAMES BEVERLY IN ANNOUNCING SOME RELIEF FOR THE TROUBLED CROSS KEYS AREA STREETS.... ESPECIALLY THE JEFFERSONVILLE AND MILLERFIELD ROADS INTERSECTION. THE MAYOR SAYS REPRESENTATIVE BEVERLY HAS BEEN EXPRESSING INTREST IN THE PROJECT WHICH WILL NOW UNDERGO A RESURFACE EFFORT. THE INTERSECTION WORK IS BEING FINANCED BY MORE THAN 30 THOUSAND DOLLARS ALLOCATED BY THE MACON-BIBB COMMISSION. THE MAYOR'S COMMENTS COME JUST PRIOR TO THE STATE REPRESENATIVES ANNOUNCING THE KICK OFF OF HIS CAMPAIGN TO RETAIN THE DISTRICT 143 SEAT. MR. BEVERLY SAYS THIS INTERSECTION WORK WILL BE ONLY A SHORT TERM FIX WITH THE MAJOR JEFFERSONVILLE ROAD RE-RESURFACE PROJECT FROM EMERY HIGHWAY TO U.S. 80 IS AT LEAST TWO TO THREE YEARS AWAY. AFTER COMMENTS ABOUT THE INTERSECTION, REPRESENITAVE BEVERLY SAID HE WAS OFFICALLY KICKING OFF HIS CAMPAIGN FOR RE-ELECTION. HIS OPPOSITION THIS YEAR WILL BE FORMER BIBB COUNTY COMMISSIONER LONZY EDWARDS

Museum of Aviaton wraps up symposium

THE ELECTRONIC WARFARE SUPPORT GROUP KNOWN AS THE DIXIE CROWS WRAPPED UP THIS WEEKS SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM WITH BRIEFINGS FROM ROBINS MILITARY AND CIVILIAN PERSONELL.... THE CLASS ROOM TYPE SET UP TOOK PLACE IN THE BEAUTIFUL ROBINS MUSEUM OF AVAIATION FACILITIES. AS PART OF THE CROWS MISSION, DONATIONS AMOUNTING TO NEARLY TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS HAVE BEEN PRESENTED TO MUSEUM OFFICALS... ALSO SOME HALF MILLION DOLLARS IN SCHOLORSHIP HAVE HELPED SOME 600 YOUNG PEOPLE DEVELOPE DEFENCE ORIENATED CAREERS. THE BASE MUSEUM IS QUITE A PLACE---SCHOOL KIDS FROM ALL OVER THE MID-STATE MAKE THEIR WAY TO IT EACH YEAR TO SEE SOME OF WHAT IT TAKES TO KEEP AMERCIA FREE.... ALSO THE GREAT VICTORY CAFE UPSTAIRS SERVES SOME OF THE BEST CHILI DOGS IN THE MIDDLE GEORGIA AREA....IF YOU HAVE MADE A VISIT RECENTLY..TAKE THE TIME TO VISIT AND SUPPORT THE ROBINS AIR MUSEUM OF AVAIATION.

Life sentences handed down in two cases

TWO AREA RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN SENTENCED TO LIFE PRISON TERMS FOR TWO SEPERATE MURDERS. BIBB JUDGE SENT 22 YEAR OLD ALEXANDRIA SCOTT TO AN ADDITIONAL 10 YEARS FOR THE KILLING AND ROBBERY OF A CENTERVILLE WOMAN SHE AND AN ACCOMPLANCE CARJACKED,ROBBED,AND THAN SHOT. KIMBERLY McKENZIE WAS STILL ALIVE WHEN HER BODY WAS DUMPED IN A RURAL SOUTH BIBB LOCATION. SHE SLOWLY BLED TO DEATH. ALEXANDRIA SCOTTS PARTNER IN CRIME WAS A MENTALLY DISABLED MAN WHO EARILER PLED GUILTY. IN FORSYTH 23 YEAR OLD KYLE DOUGHERTY WAS SENTENCED TO LIFE AFTER BEING FOUND GUILTY IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 21 YEAR OLD TREVORIUS THOMAS. DOUGHERERTY WAS NOT THE TRIGGERMAN, BUT ACCOMPANED STEPHEN LOBER AND WATCHED THE MURDER UNFOLD OFF ZEBULON ROAD IN MONROE COUNTY.

Robins will close Tri-care healthcare center

THE MILITARYS SO-CALLED TRI-CARE HEALTHCARE CENTER AT ROBINS WILL BE CLOSING TUESDAY---APRIL THE FIRST... IN AN OVERALL EFFORT TO SAVE 250 MILLON DOLLARS OVER 5 YEARS THE U.S. MILITARY IS CLOSING NEARLY 200 OF THESE WALK IN FACILITYS WHICH AID PERSONELL AND THEIR FAMILIES WITH INFORMATION ABOUT THE VARIOUS HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS. ITS FELT MOST OF THIS INFORMATION CAN BE GAINED ON THE VARIOUS COMPUTER PROGRAMS SET UP FOR THAT PURPOSE....

Unemployment rate dowl slightly

UNEMPLOYMENT FIGURES FROM JANUARY TO FEBURAY DROPPED SLIGHTLY HERE IN BIBB AND IN HOUSTON COUNTY. BOTH AND THE SAME 3/10TH PERCENTAGE POINT.. BIBB COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT IS NOW SET AT 7.5 PERCENT....IN HOUSTON COUNTY THE UNEMPLOYMENT LEVEL IS SIX POINT 4 PERCENT..... A YEAR AGO UNEMPLOYMENT LEVELS IN BIBB WAS OVER NINE PERCENT. THE ATHENS AREAHAS THE BEST OVERALL UNEMPLOYMENT LEVEL IN THE STATE AT JUST OVER 5 PERCENT.....

Macon doctor's death apparently accidental

MACON-BIBB AUTHORITYS SAY A LOCAL MEDICAL DOCTOR APPARENTLY DIED OF AN ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING. 54 YEAR OLD RUTHANNE COUNCIL WAS FOUND DEAD FROM A WOUND TO THE HEAD AT HER HOME ON WINCHESTER CIRCLE. CORONOR LEON JONES SAYS DOCTOR COUNCIL WAS IN THE HOUSE WITH HER ELDERLY MOTHER. THE MOM SAYS SHE HEARD A SOMTHING WHICH SOUNDED LIKE A POP. GOING TO INVESTIGATE, SHE FOUND HER DAUGHTER. THE BIBB SHERIFFS OFFICE WAS CALLED TO THE SCENE AND RULED DOCTOR COUNCIL WAS UNLOADING HER PISTOL WITH THE GUN APPARENTLY DISCHARGING IN THE PROCESS. THE INVESTIGATION IS CONTINUING.

Centerville opens police facility, Perry family escapes house fire

THE CITY OF CENTERVILLE OFFICALLY OPENED ITS NEW POLICE DEPARTMENT WEDNESDAY. THE 2.1 MILLION DOLLAR FACILITY IS BEING FINANCED BY AN EXPANSION OF A 2006 SPECIAL LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX TWO YEARS AGO. IN PERRY AN OLDFIELD LANE HOME WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. FIRE INVESTIGATORS INDICATE CLOTHING TOO CLOSE TO A SPACE HEATER STARTED THE HOUSE FIRE. TWO ADULTS, FOUR CHILDREN AND A COUPLE OF FAMILY PETS ESCAPED WITHOUT INJURIES.

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