Devezin runs for 193 yards, leads Mercer over VMI 34-27
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Tyray Devezin had a career-high 193 yards rushing that included a late touchdown run and Mercer held off VMI for a 34-27 victory on Saturday.
Deal to serve as distinguished professor at Mercer
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Former Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has a new role. Professor.
News outlets report that Deal will serve as the Distinguished University Professor of Government at Mercer...
Georgia county could raise license fees on large employers
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Large businesses could soon be paying more for yearly business licenses in one middle Georgia community.
Businesses in Macon-Bibb County currently pay a $65 base charge,...
Tiano with 3 TDs as Chattanooga beats Mercer 34-17
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Nick Tiano threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score as Chattanooga beat Mercer 34-17 on Saturday.
Tiano was 18 of 31 for 190 yards passing for the Mocs (3-3, 2-0...
Williams, Hawkins lead Campbell to 34-27 win over Mercer
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Hajj-Malik Williams threw for 266 yards and a score as Campbell led early and held on late for a 34-27 win over Mercer on Saturday night.
Risk of wildfires soars in Georgia amid southern drought
MACON, Ga. (AP) — The ongoing drought has made outdoor burning in Georgia more dangerous than previous years, state officials said.
In the past three months, the Georgia Forestry Commission...
Man says he robbed businesses to get money for school
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who pleaded guilty to two armed robberies says he committed the crimes to get money for school.
The Macon Telegraph reports 28-year-old Javar Rashard Haywood...
Jackson’s 2 Pick 6s power Austin Peay past Mercer, 48-34
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Kentel Williams ran for two touchdowns and Kordell Jackson returned two interceptions for touchdowns as Austin Peay spoiled Mercer's home opener, 48-34 on Saturday...
Georgia office manager charged with stealing $1.4 million
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A middle Georgia office manager is accused of stealing nearly $1.4 million from her employer over eight years.
An indictment unsealed Tuesday accuses Sheila F. Bowden of...
Missing Georgia man found dead in Ocmulgee River
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia man was found dead in the Ocmulgee River, a day after he was reported missing.
News outlets report 61-year-old Bernard Gibson's body was pulled...
Georgia sheriff: 43 dogs saved, 2 arrested in Maltipoo mill
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff says deputies shut down a puppy mill, removing a dead puppy and 43 dogs, some with severe injuries, from a home with "deplorable conditions."
Construction worker falls at site in Georgia
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A construction worker is in critical condition after falling nearly 30 feet from a bridge construction site in Georgia.
The Telegraph reports the incident happened about...
Georgia mother charged with murder in death of infant son
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A middle Georgia mother whose infant son was found dead on a couch has been charged with murder.
Rebecca Kipp of Warner Robbins remained jailed Wednesday without bail. It's...
At least 17 people treated after contact with rabid raccoon
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia health official says at least 17 people who were exposed to a rabid raccoon have started treatment.
News outlets report North Central Health District spokesman...
Georgia man facing prison for gun disguised as ink pen
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man faces a federal prison sentence after he pleaded guilty to carrying a homemade gun that was disguised as an ink pen.
Deputies resign, nurse fired over hanging of isolated inmate
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia inmate hanged himself in his isolation cell while two deputies and a nurse failed to follow inmate monitoring policy.
Duane Allman’s old guitar ‘Layla’ sells for $1.25 million
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Fans of Duane Allman in Macon, Georgia, say they didn't expect the late musician's old guitar to sell for $1.25 million at a recent auction.
Ex-superintendent ordered to pay $47M to Bibb County schools
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A former Bibb County schools superintendent has been ordered to pay more than $47 million to the district he once led.
9-year-old girl hospitalized; tried to save dad who drowned
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl who tried to save her father from drowning in a Georgia pool is in the hospital. Her father didn't make it.
Blue Bird: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot
MACON, Ga. (AP) _ Blue Bird Corp. (BLBD) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $14.6 million.
The Macon, Georgia-based company said it had profit of 55 cents per share....
Teen gets life for killing sister over Wi-Fi password
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who was 16 years old when he choked his sister until she died over an argument over the family's Wi-Fi password was sentenced to life in prison.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A second woman who says she was raped by former University of Wisconsin football player Quintez Cephus in his apartment in Madison testified Wednesday that she had been too...
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Two Georgia communities are being awarded federal grants to fund programs aimed at improving public safety.
The city of Albany in southwest Georgia has been approved to...
FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — More citizen-soldiers from the Georgia National Guard are coming home after spending several months deployed in Afghanistan.
REYNOLDS, Ga. (AP) — Officials say a man is dead and a child injured after a freight train struck a car at a railroad crossing in central Georgia.
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Rescue crews in Georgia have recovered the body a 6-year-old boy who fell into the Chattahoochee River last weekend.
The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports divers pulled...
FORT VALLEY, Ga. (AP) — A former Fort Valley State University employee pleaded guilty to prostitution charges in an agreement to testify against six men involved in the case.
Georgia driver charged in passenger’s death
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been charged with vehicular homicide in a car crash that killed his passenger.
News outlets report 20-year-old Matthew Travis Hulette was charged Thursday...
GRAY, Ga. (AP) — Officials say a Georgia toddler who was shot by his 5-year-old sibling has died.
News outlets report 2-year-old Kadir Renfroe died Friday at a hospital in Macon.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Auditions for the upcoming 18th season of "American Idol" will include stops in several Southern cities.
The show will hold auditions in Mobile, Alabama, on Aug. 20, the...
Man drowns while swimming in Georgia river
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who was swimming in the Ocmulgee River with a group of friends has drowned.
Bibb County Chief Deputy Coroner Lonnie Miley says 24-year-old Qytravious Brown,...
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Amazon is looking to fill about 500 part-time and full-time positions during a job fair in Georgia.
The company announced Friday that on-the-spot job offers will be made...
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore says he's headed to Clemson to play basketball with the Tigers.
The 6-foot-7 freshman from Macon, Georgia, posted a picture of...
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police sergeant has been charged with murder in the death of a Columbus woman found dead from a single gunshot wound.
Culture, history, music help fuel Middle Georgia tourism
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to attend the Georgia National Fair in Perry in October.
The 11-day event with its amusement rides, livestock competitions,...
LOUDONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A flour mill in central Ohio operating at the same site for just over 200 years is closing at the end of June.
The Ashland Times-Gazette reports Denver-based Ardent...
ATLANTA (AP) — A group that advocates for saving historic homes and places in Georgia plans events throughout the state in May to celebrate National Preservation Month.
Handyman made dolls worth thousands, but never saw a penny
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Before toymakers realized there was a market for black baby dolls, a black handyman in Macon was making them by hand.
When he was not working on houses for white families...
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a Georgia man accused of running an email phishing scheme and stealing $20,000 from an Alabama bank.
‘Gnat line’ mystery solved in book on south Georgia culture
MACON, Ga. (AP) — For anyone who has ever heard the term "gnat line" and wondered just where and what it is, Larry Walker gives the answer in his new book.
HBO series filming means economic windfall for Macon
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Some middle Georgia residents are seeing dollar signs as HBO films a new TV series in Macon.
WMAZ-TV reports production crews are preparing an area of downtown Macon to...
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — A former police officer of Warner Robins, Georgia, is accused of using his position to steal narcotic painkillers from the department's evidence room after he was...
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia government could face legal action after denying permission for a movie theater to sell beer and wine.
The Telegraph of Macon reports Macon-Bibb County...
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Embraer will double the 100 jobs its commercial jet aircraft maintenance services had expected to bring to Macon, Georgia, months after it opened a facility there at the local...
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has pleaded guilty to trafficking counterfeit car parts made in China and passing them off as authentic pieces from American car makers.
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A man has been arrested in Georgia after a woman told sheriff's deputies she hit her boyfriend with a sword after she found him molesting her 5-year-old daughter.
Juvenile arrested following school shooting threat
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A juvenile was arrested in New York in connection to a school shooting threat received by a school in Georgia.
The U.S. Department of Justice said the juvenile suspect was...