Wife of news anchor Frank Malloy injured in car wreck

THE WIFE OF W M A Z NEWS ANCHOR FRANK MALLOY IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION THIS MORNING FOLLOWING A SINGLE CAR ACCIDENT ON RIVOLI DRIVE. 54 YEAR OLD MARILYN MALLOY APPARENTLY LOST CONTROL OF HER CAR AND WENT OFF THE ROADWAY HITTING A TREE. IT WAS JUST OVER TWO YEARS AGO MALLOY'S SON NICK LOST CONTROL OF HIS VEHICLE AND HIT A TREE AT I-75 AND BASS ROAD. HE SUFFERED PERMANENT INJURIES.

One lane of Highway 96 will be closed each night this week for repair work

THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REPORTS ONE LANE ON HIGHWAY 96 IN HOUSTON COUNTY WILL BE CLOSED AT NIGHT THIS WEEK. DRIVERS ARE BEING ASKED TO USE CAUTION ON HIGHWAY 96 BETWEEN PEACH BLOSSOM ROAD AND LAKE JOY ROAD WHILE DRAINAGE PIPES ARE BEING INSTALLED. THE CLOSURE WILL BE FROM 7pm TO 6am EACH NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

Funeral services set for slain Griffin police officer

THE FUNERAL FOR SLAIN GRIFFIN POLICE OFFICER KEVIN JORDAN IS SET FOR THIS COMING MONDAY. THE 43 YEAR OLD FATHER OF SEVEN WAS KILLED WHILE WORKING A SECOND JOB SECURITY DETAIL AT A GRIFFIN AREA WAFFLE HOUSE. THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON VIEWING AND MONDAY FUNERAL WILL BOTH BE HELD AT THE OAK HILL BAPTIST CHURCH. THE OFFICER WAS SHOT DURING A FIGHT WITH THREE PEOPLE WHO HAD BEEN ASKED TO LEAVE THE WAFFLE HOUSE.

Pedestrian deaths on rise, Macon-Bibb lead state

PEDESTRIAN DEATHS ARE ON THE RISE IN GEORGIA AND PER CAPITA, MACON AND BIBB COUNTY RANKS HIGHEST IN THE STATE. LAST YEAR 182 PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN VEHICLE-PEDESTRIAN MISHAPS, BUT THIS YEAR, INDICATIONS ARE EVEN MORE WILL DIE..SO FAR IN GEORGIA THERE HAVE BEEN 67 SUCH DEATHS MEANING AN INCREASE OF 12 PERCENT OVER THIS TIME LAST YEAR. RESENT FINDING SHOW MACON AVERAGES AROUND TEN CAR -PEDESTRIAIAN DEATHS A YEAR.

Kids Fishing Derby a big success

MACON WATER AUTHORITY MEMBER FRANK PATTERSON IS CALLING THE 9th ANNUAL “KIDS FISHING DERBY” A BIG SUCCESS. HUNDRED OF YOUNGSTERS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS MADE THEIR WAY TO JAVORS LUCAS LAKE TO HAUL IN THE BIG ONES FOR PRIZES. THE EVENT CO-SPONSORED BY ACADEMY SPORTS PRESENTED TOP HONORS TO NICHOLAS VISAGE IN THE 3 TO FIVE YEAR OLD AGE BRACKET. JAYSON ELLIOTT IN AGED 6 TO 9 DIVISION WON THE GRAND PRIZE FOR THE LARGEST FISH CAUGHT AT 8 POUNDS, 4 OUNCES. JORDAN USSERY TOOK TOP HONORS IN THE 10 TO 13 CATEGORY WITH MUREO LOWE WINNING IN AGES 14 TO 16.

Bibb schools summer camp program begins today

THE FIRST OF THREE BIBB SCHOOLS SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL BE HELD THIS MORNING AT SOUTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL. M.A.G.I.C OR MENTORING A GIRL IN CONSTRUCTION IS TAKING PLACE FROM 8 UNTIL 3;30. EACH TEEN AGED GIRL ENROLLED WILL RECEIVE TRAINING IN CARPENTRY AND ELECTRICAL SKILLS. TOMORROW CAMPS WILL CENTER ON MEN IN MEDICINE AT THE HUTCHINGS CAREER CENTER WITH THE FEMALES LEARNING AUTO REPAIR TECHNIQUES ALSO AT THE HUTCHINGS CENTER.

Macon Farmers Market has busy weekend

THE MACON FARMERS MARKET SPENT A VERY BUSY WEEKEND WITH CROWDS BUYING AREA GROWN PRODUCE AND OTHER AGRICULTURE PRODUCTS FOR THE “GEORGIA GROWN” PROGRAM. STATE AG. COMMISSIONER GARY BLACK SAYS INTEREST IN FRESH PICKED VEGETABLES FROM GEORGIA CONTRIBUTES TO LOCAL RURAL ECONOMIES ALONG WITH PROMOTING GOOD HEALTHY EATING.

Ice skating at Centreplex delayed, no explanation

THOSE WHO TRAVELED TO MACON OVER THE WEEK END TO ENJOY ICE SKATING AT THE CENTREPLEX HAD TO DELAY THEIR PLANS. SIGNS ON THE MAIN ENTRYWAY TOLD OF A DELAY UNTIL TODAY AND THEY WERE SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. THE SIGN GAVE NO EXPLANATION FOR THE CANCELLATION.

Pio Nono Flash Foods robbed again

THE 43 HUNDRED BLOCK PIO NONO FLASH FOODS WAS ROBBED IN A CARBON COPY STICKUP THAT OCCURRED EARLIER LAST WEEK. TWO MASKED MEN DRESSED IN BLACK WITH ONE USING A SHOTGUN ARE BEING SOUGHT IN THE LATEST AND EARLIER LOOKOUTS. AGAIN THEY GOT AWAY WITH AN UNDISCLOSED SUM OF MONEY AND NOBODY WAS HURT.

Gunmen take undetermined amount of cash in Pio Nono Avenue robbery

AUTHORITYS ARE LOOKING FOR TWO MASKED MEN WHO ROBBED THE FLASH FOOD PIO NONO AVENUE LOCATION ONE WAS CARRYING A SHOT GUN....DISCRIPTIONS WERE VAGUE OTHER THAN THE GUYS WORE DARK CLOTHING... THE GUNMEN GOT AWAY WITH AN UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT OF CASH.

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