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  • 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...

  • Early voting resumes today in Houston County

    EARLY VOTING RESUMES TODAY AND IS BEING EXPANDED IN HOUSTON COUNTY. ALONG WITH THE EARLY VOTING AT THE OLD COURT HOUSE IN PERRY, THE HOUSTON BOARD OF ELECTIONS IS HOLDING EARLY...

  • Byron fire department event was fun, and fund-raiser

    PUBLIC SAFETY PEOPLE IN BRYON WERE HAVING FUN OVER THE WEEK END WITH A BIG EVENT KICKING OF FIRE PREVENTION WEEK AND MONTH IN MIDDLE GEORGIA. FIRE FIGHTERS AND SUPPORTERS PUT TOGETHER...

  • Bibb deputy Hartley in Exchange Club Man of the Year

    BIBB DEPUTY JIMMY HARTLEY JUNIOR IS BEING NAMED THE MACON EXCHANGE CLUB'S OFFICER OF THE YEAR. THE 33 YEAR OLD DEPUTY, AMONG OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS, TALKED A WOULD-BE SUICIDE VICTIM OUT...

  • Macon-Bibb firefighters called back to brush fire near I-475

    MACON-BIBB FIRE UNITS WERE RUSHED BACK TO THAT BRUSH AND FOREST FIRE NEAR I-475 OFF MERCER UNIVERSITY DRIVE. STIFF BREEZES CAUSED THE SMOLDERING BLAZE TO RISE UP AGAIN AND...

  • Former Bibb deputy denied bond

    A FORMER BIBB DEPUTY AND HOSPITAL SECURITY OFFICER WILL REMAIN IN JAIL FOR A MID MAY INCIDENT INVOLVING HIS EX-WIFE AND ANOTHER MAN. 39 YEAR OLD CARLOS WILSON IS ACCUSED OF...

  • Smith agrees to stay through December as board seeks superintendent

    THE CONTRACT FOR INTERIM BIBB SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT STEVE SMITH IS BEING EXTENDED THROUGH DECEMBER 31st. DOCTOR SMITH'S CURRENT PACT WAS DUE TO EXPIRE AT THE END OF THIS MONTH....

  • 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...