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  • New Dublin VA center hold town hall meeting

    SOME TWO HUNDRED VETERANS TURNED OUT FOR A TOWN HALL MEETING AT THE CARL VINSON VA MEDICAL CENTER IN DUBLIN TO MEET THE FACILITY'S NEW DIRECTOR. ON THE JOB ONLY FOUR DAYS, MARY...

  • Cherry Blossom style-fashion show

    ONE OF THE MORE SPECTACULAR CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL EVENTS TOOK PLACE AT THE ED WILSON CONVENTION CENTER SECTOR OF THE MACON-BIBB CENTREPLEX. THE ANNUAL STYLE-FASHION SHOW...

  • Heritage Foundation's "crisis" get-together

    THE LOCAL HERITAGE FOUNDATION MADE A FOLLOWUP REPORT MEETING ON THE FIRST SO-CALLED CRISIS GET TOGETHER HELD AFTER THE TREMONT TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH BUILDING WAS DESTROYED TO...

  • Perry dogwood festival kickoff

    THE PERRY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS PREPARING THE COMMUNITY FOR THE ANNUAL DOGWOOD FESTIVAL WHICH IS FAST APPROACHING ON APRIL 11th AND 12th. TO HELP THE COMMUNITY GET READY, PERRY...

  • Macon transit system seeks Federal funding

    THE MACON TRANSIT SYSTEM WILL FACE POSSIBLE EXTINCTION IF 2.5 MILLION DOLLARS IN FEDERAL FUNDS DON'T COME THROUGH LATER THIS SPRING IN WASHINGTON. THE BUSES WHICH CHARGE A...

  • Crawford county deputies cleared

    MACON JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DISTRICT ATTORNEY DAVID COOKE SAYS THERE WILL BE NO CHARGES FILED AGAINST THREE CRAWFORD COUNTY DEPUTIES WHO WERE INVOLVED IN THAT GUN FIGHT WITH RICKY...

  • Sanitation workers importance recognized

    THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR MEMORIAL COMMISSION MET IN REGULAR SESSION FOR A MIDDAY LUNCH GET TOGETHER. MACON-BIBB COMMISSIONER ELAINE LUCAS SAYS A RECENT KING TRIBUTE...

  • High school student found safe

    THE BIBB SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT REPORTS THAT MISSING RUTLAND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT JOSHUA PHELPS IS SAFE AND APPARENTLY BACK HOME WITH HIS FAMILY. HE WAS REPORTED MISSING FEBRUARY...

  • Former Hancock judge sentenced

    A FORMER HANCOCK COUNTY PROBATE JUDGE WILL BE GOING TO JAIL FOR NEARLY TWO YEARS. 53-YEAR-OLD MARVA RICE PLED GUILTY TO CHARGES THAT MORE THAN $300,000 WERE DIVERTED FROM THE...

  • Macon-Bibb Economic Outlook

    ECONOMIC EXPERTS FROM MERCER UNIVERSITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA TOLD A LUNCH TIME AUDIENCE THURSDAY THAT 2015 AND 2016 LOOK VERY GOOD FOR THE MID-STATE COMMUNITY. ONE PLUS...

  • Pedestrian fatality

    A MACON PEDESTRIAN FATALITY WAS RECORDED SUNDAY NIGHT WHEN A LOCAL SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER WALKING HOME AFTER A LATE SERVICE WAS STRUCK DOWN. CORONER LEON JONES SAYS THE VICTIM...

  • 48th Brigade

    SUNDAY'S SUNSHINE AND LIGHT BREEZES PROVIDED A PERFECT SETTING FOR THE 48th INFANTRY BRIGADE CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY. FLAGS ADORNED WITH RIBBONS REFLECTING THE HISTORY OF THE...