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South Bibb skating rink reopens under new management13WMAZ1 DAY AGO

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The TelegraphWant to be in a music video? Musicians will film in Macon, public invited to participate“My main thing, coming out of Middle Georgia, is letting people know we’re good enough to be with the best of the best. We’re here to show what we can do,” the Milledgeville native singer said.

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Five Ph.D. pharmacy students take home AAPS Best Abstract awardsFive Mercer University College of Pharmacy Ph.D. candidates received the 2024 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Best Abstract award, given to the most scientifically impactful posters out of hundreds of submissions across the country. The awardees are Emmanuel Adediran, Sharvari Kshirsagar, Sreelakshmi Nandakumar Menon, Nisha Shrestha and Farzana Zerin.

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The TelegraphThis college student braves Georgia heat to operate Macon Bacon’s old-school scoreboardHe’s out in the Georgia heat for hours each week, but he says his passion for sports makes it worth it.

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Bell Biv DeVoe to headline Macon's amphitheater alongside R&B group 112MACON, Ga. (WGXA) -- Hip-hop and R&B blend, Bell Biv DeVoe, known for hits such as "Poison," will head to Middle Georgia to headline Macon's Atrium Health Amphitheater on July 20. Artists: Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, and Ronnie DeVoe; all founding members of the previously established group, New Edition, which included singer Bobbie Brown as part member and vocal frontman, later joined forces to form Bell Biv DeVoe.

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New app to combat homelessness in Macon-Bibb CountyMACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Macon-Bibb County is working toward its goal of having no more unhoused people in the city. While many people are still battling homelessness in Macon-Bibb County, the solution may be at the palm of our hands. Jake Hall, United to End Homelessness Executive Director, is...

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Jay Towns double homicide trial delayedJay Towns is on trial for a double homicide in 2015. His trial has been delayed due to evidence found in a creek.

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Creative Alternatives holds a medieval themed camp in Macon

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Tucker Road contractors continue Phase One road workContractors are continuing the "clearing and grubbing phase" of the road work on Tucker Road, according to the state.

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'Macon on My Mind Day' returns to uplift local businesses during community eventMACON, Ga. (WGXA) — "Macon on My Mind Day" is once again returning this year to celebrate local businesses. According to Visit Macon, the special event offers a unique opportunity to learn more about these businesses and understand their local contributions and impacts on tourism for the city. Attendees...

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Humane Society offers up to $5,000 to find who threw puppy off bridge in Macon{p}The Humane Society of the United States is offering up to $5,000 for any information that leads to the identification of a person who threw a puppy off a bridge in Macon (Credit: Human Society of the United States).{/p}{p}{/p}. The Humane Society of the United States is offering up to...

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'When will we get justice?' | Macon murder trial delayed for third timeFormer Bibb County Schools administrator Edward Judie is accused of killing his wife with a lethal dose of cocaine.

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13WMAZSouth Bibb skating rink reopens under new managementMACON, Ga. — Many people in Central Georgia remember putting on skates and rolling around the old skating rink in Macon. Leslie Johns owned and leased the old Bibb Skate Arena for three years until it closed in 2017. She says she met her husband there three years ago.

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Lester Miller Discusses Future Plans, Potential Governor RunOn Wednesday, July 3, Macon Mayor Lester Miller posted a poll to his Facebook page to survey local interest in a potential run as Governor of Georgia. Miller won a second term as the mayor in May with 86% of the vote against Shekeita Maxwell, though his time as mayor will come to an end in 2029 due to consecutive terms.

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13WMAZVERIFY: Yes, the driver carrying an object that hits your vehicle is responsible for damagesGEORGIA, USA — When driving through Central Georgia, we often find ourselves behind vehicles carrying materials. From construction rigs, lumber trucks and utility vehicles, there's always a risk of something flying off and hitting your car. If that does happen, who is responsible?. We VERIFY. Question:. Is the driver...

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Former Bibb County deputy superintendent takes plea in wife's 2019 death, official sayMACON, Ga. (WGXA) -- Edward Judie former deputy superintendent for Bibb County Schools was accused of murdering his wife Joyce Fox Judie in 2019, according to investigators. Now he will face the judge again on Wednesday. According to Judge Howard Simms, Edward Judie was presented with a plea offer by the state last Wednesday. Judie took the plea of concealing a death.

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13WMAZOne of four inmates accused of escaping Bibb Jail, Johnifer Barnwell, hearing set for July 18MACON, Ga. — One of the four inmates who escaped the Bibb County Jail in October 2023, Johnifer Barnwell has a plea hearing set for July 18 He is expected to plead guilty. If that happens, he will join fellow escapee, Chavis Stokes, in pleading guilty to his escape charge.

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Black EnterpriseLawsuit Accusing The State Of Georgia Of Underfunding HBCUs Has Been Quietly DroppedA highly publicized lawsuit that accused the state of Georgia of underfunding the state’s public HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) was quietly dismissed due to limited action.The plaintiffs agreed to dismiss the civil case after a federal judge in Atlanta ruled that “no action has taken place in this case since plaintiffs filed their complaint on October 24, 2023.” The Georgia Board of Regents, overseer of the state’s three public HBCUs — Fort Valley State University, Albany State University, and Savannah State University — was listed on the complaint as a defendant, but claimed legal paperwork was never served.Alumni...

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WOKVSecond arrest made in Georgia credit union fraud case, police say suspect stole nearly $500KAction News Jax’s sister station WSB-TV reported that a second person has been arrested for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Georgia credit union.

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