Deputies investigate apartment break-in on Houston Avenue

MACON / BIBB AUTHORITYS ARE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREE MEN IN CONNECTION WITH AN APARTMENT BREAKIN WHICH INVOLVED THE FIRING OF SEVERAL SHOTS. DEPUTYS RUSHED TO THE PENDLETON HOMES ON THE 34 HUNDRED BLOCK OF HOUSTON AVENUE MONDAY AFTERNOON. BEFORE THEIR ARRIVAL THE TRIO HAD FLED THE SCENE. THERE WERE NO INJURIES REPORTED AS THE MAN HUNT CONTINUES THIS MORNING.

Wrner Robins council approves money toward keepiing July 4th celebration

WARNER ROBINS COUNCIL IS APPROVING THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO HELP KEEP THE JULY FOURTH CELEBRATION ALIVE. THE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY IS SPONSORING THE EVENT AND THE ALLOTMENT WILL BE IN EFFECT SEED MONEY TOWARD A GOAL OF ONE HUNDRED 20 THOUSAND DOLLARS. LAST YEAR THE FOOTBALL STADIUM SHOW AND FIRE WORKS WAS DELAYED BECAUSE OF BAD WEATHER. THE FIRE WORKS SHOW EVENTUALLY WAS HELD LATER..... THIS YEAR MAYOR TOMS SAYS THERE WONT BE ANY SHOW IF IT DOSENT GO OFF ON THE SCHEDULED DAY.....

Peaches to Beaches most successful ever

THE GIGANTIC PEACHES TO THE BEACHES SERIES OF YARD SALES IS SAID TO POSSIBLY BE THE MOST SUCCESSFUL IN ITS TEN YEAR HISTORY. STRECHING FROM PEACH COUNTRY BARNESVILLE THROUGH PERRY, HAWKINSVILLE, AND SOUTHEASTWARD TO THE GEORGIA COAST, THE SALE IS BILLED AS GEORGIAS LONGEST YARD SALE. DOWNTOWN PERRY STREETS WERE PACKED WITH THOUSANDS WITH HUNDREDS ALONG THE ROUTE TO HAWKINSVILLE POPPING UP EVERY FEW MILES. THE SALE WERE USED AS FUND RAISERS WITH CHURCH AND CLUB MEMBERS DONATING THEIR SURPLUS HOUSE HOLD ITEMS AND CLOTHING TO VARIOUS CAUSES. IN HAWKINSVILLE FOR INSTANCE... MS VALLI DAVIS BROUGHT SOME PONIES SHE HAS AT THUNDER ROAD STABLES...FOR THREE DOLLARS A RIDE SHE RAISED MONEY FOR THE FRANKLIN GRAHAM MINISTERY OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD PROGRAM..AMONG THE RIDERS IS FOUR YEAR OLD CHRISTIAN BECK... HE IS WITH MS. DAVIS AND HIS GRANDMOTHER KAREN BAILEY. THIS PART OF THE SALES IS AT THE HAWKINSVILLE RIVER MARKET..THAT RIVER MARKET WITH A LOT OF LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCTS WILL BE OPENING IN MAY.....

New Russell gates at Base open today

THOSE OF YOU TRYING TO MAKE YOUR SHIFT ON TIME AT ROBINS HAVE A NEW MORE EFFICENT GATE OFF RUSSELL PARKS WAY....THE RUSSELL GATE IS 0PEN THIS MORNING WITH TWO MORE ENTRY LANES. TWO OUTBOUND RUSSEL LANES HAVE BEEN REVERSED AS ENTRY LANES TO SPEED UP THE JOB REPORTING PROCESS BEGINING THIS MORNING. ALSO THE NATIONAL GUARD GATE WILL BE CLOSED BEGINING TODAY ALLOWING ITS STAFFERS TO BE MOVED THE THE RUSSEL; GATE AREA....ALSO SPEED LIMITS ARE BEING LOWERED FROM 35 TO 25 MILES AN HOUR AT ROBINS AIR FOCE BASE.

Weekend roadblock successful again

TWIGG COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICALS SAY AN ANNUAL ST PATRICKS DAY WEEK END ROAD BLOCK IS A BIG SUCCESS AGAIN THIS YEAR. CHIEF DEPUTY BILLY BONEY SAYS SOME ONE HUNDRED THIRTY CASES WERE MADE AT EXIT 27 NEAR DANVILLE ON INTERSTATE 16. THE ACTION IS CONDUCTED BY THE MIDDLE GEORGIA TRAFFIC ENFORSMENT NETWORK WHICH CONSISTS OF UNITS FROM SEVERAL MID STATE CITYS AND COUNTIES. THEY WERE UNDER THE GOVORNORS OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFTY BANNER. NUMEROUS GEORGIA PATROL OFFICERS JOINED THE LOCAL FORCES IN MAKING CASES INVOLVING DRUGS, OPEN CONTAINERS AND TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS. THE OFFICERS PLACED SIGNS THAT INDICATED A LICENCE ROAD CHECK WAS UNDERWAY AFTER EXIT 27. THIS PROMPTED A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF TRAVELERS IN THE EAST BOUND LANES TO EXIT AND AVOID THE ROAD CHECK. INDICATIONS THAT NINE OUT OF TEN VEHICALS DOING SO CONTAINED DRIVERS AND PASSENGERS VIOLATING THE LAWS OF THE ROADWAYS HERE IN GEORGIA. ONE ARREST INCLUDED MARIJAUNIA PURCHASED LEGALLY IN COLORADO...BUT ILLIGALLY TAKEN OUT OF THAT STATE.

Businessman Dwight Jones announces for vacant Water Authority seat

MACON BUSINESSMAN AND DEVELOPER DWIGHT JONES SAYS HE WILL SEEK THE DISTRICT THREE SEAT ON THE MACON WATER AUTHORITY. MR. JONES MADE IT OFFICAL SURROUNDED BY A CROSS SECTION OF THE MACON AREA BUSINESS COMMUNITY. JONES SAID HE WANTED TO CONTINUE THE PROGRESS MADE BY THE LOCAL WATER AUTHORITY IN RECENT YEARS. HE SAYS THE FUTURE OF ATTRACTING NEW BUSINESSES DEPENDS ON IT. JONES IS THE SON OF A LEGENDARY LOCAL BUSINESS LEADER - THE LATE CHARLES JONES- WHO MADE LASTING IMPRESSION ON A RAFT OF MACON AREA PROJECTS INCLUDING WHAT THEN WAS KNOWN AS MACON STATE COLLEGE WHEN MR. JONES WAS ON THE BOARD OF REGENTS. DWIGHT JONES IS SEEKING THE DISTRICT THREE POSITION WHICH IS CURRENTLY LISTED AS VACANT.

"Obamacare' enrollment turnout is light

IT APPEARS THE ALL DAY TURNOUT FOR AFFORDABLE, OR OBAMA CARE, INSURANCE SIGNINGS WAS A LIGHT ONE. FOR MOST OF THE DAY AT MACON HEALTH CARE LESS THAN 10 AN HOUR ANSWERED A RAFT OF QUESTIONS AND PLACED THEIR NAME ON THE DOTTED LINE OF THE MULTI PAGE DOCUMENT. MEDICAL CENTER PEOPLE IN CHARGE OF THE DAY LONG EFFORT WOULD NOT ALLOW NEWS CAMERAS INSIDE THE SIGN-UP AREA OFF EISENHOWER PARKWAY. ENROLLMENT MUST BE MADE BY THE END OF MARCH OR CITIZENS MUST WAIT FOR THE NEXT ENROLLMENT PERIOD IN OCTOBER....AND NOT BE COVERED UNTIL NEW YEARS 2015....

Base officials remind workers of traffic flow changes

ANOTHER REMINDER FROM ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE ABOUT A BIG TRAFFIC CHANGE THIS COMING MONDAY. BASE OFFICALS HOPE THEY CAN GET WORKERS INTO THE WORK DAY MUCH SMOOTHER .. RUSSELL PARKWAY GATE TRAFFIC FLOW WILL BE ADJUSTED FOR THE SIX TO EIGHT AM SHIFT EMPLOYEES. BEGINING MONDAY TWO OF THE OUT BOUND LANES WILL BECOME INBOUND LANES. TRAFFIC IN THE LEFT LANES APPROACHING THE GATE TO ENTER WILL DIVERT OVER TO WHAT ARE USUALLY OUT BOUND LANES ..THERE IS A THIRD OUTER MOST LANE WHICH WILL BE CLOSED TO TRAFFIC...... THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD GATE WILL BE CLOSED. INSIDE THE GATES... THE SPEED LIMIT.WILL BE LOWERED TO 25 MILES AN HOUR FROM THE PRESENT 35 MILES AN HOUR..ALL THIS BEGINING MONDAY MORNING AT THE BASE

Warner Robins shooting death still a mystery as investigation continues

THE MYSTERY SURROUNDING THE SHOOTING DEATH OF A WARNER ROBINS TEEN CONTINUES TODAY. 19 YEAR OLD AARON TAYLOR WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER VERY LITTLE INFORMATION IS BEING RELEASED OTHER THAN THE CAUSE OF DEATH AND THAT ANOTHER UNNAMED PERSON WAS INVOLVED. NO ARREST HAS BEEN MADE AND THERE IS NO SUSPECT BEING SOUGHT AT THIS TIME. SOME OFFICIALS SAY THE SHOOTING MAY HAVE BEEN AN ACCIDENT...AS THIS INVESTIGATION CONTINUES IN WARNER ROBINS. THE INCIDENT OCCURED IN THE SOUTHLAND STATION APARTMENT COMPLEX.

'Peaches to Beaches' yard sale underway

HE 10TH ANNUAL PEACHES TO THE BEACHES YARD SALE IS UNDERWAY.. THE EVENT SPOTLIGHTS TOWNS AND VILLAGES FROM BARNESVILLE SOUTH TO PERRY. THATS THE PEACH PART OF THE ROUTE. THEN ON TO HAWKINSVILLE TO McCRAE SOUTHEAST TO JESUP AND BEYOND USUALLY TO THE OCEAN FRONT BEACHES NEAR BRUNSWICK AND GLYNN COUNTY. HAWKINSVILLE - PULASKI COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXCUTIVE DIRECTOR KIMBERLY BROWN SAYS SEVERAL LOCATIONS HAVE BEEN SET UP IN THAT COMMUNITY. THE LARGEST ON THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH PARKING AREA WHERE THOUSANDS OF ITEMS CAN BE PURCHASED AT SO-CALLED YARD SALE PRICES. GEORGIAS LONGEST YARD SALE RUNS THROUGH SIX THIS EVENING THEN AGAIN FROM EIGHT AM TILL SIX PM SATURDAY. MOST OF THE OFFICAL SALES AREAS WILL BE MARKED WITH SPECIAL PEACHES TO THE BEACHES SIGNS..ALL OF THE COMMUNITIES ALONG HIGHWAY 341 ARE INVOLVED IN THIS HUGE YARD SALE.

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