Georgia father sent to hospital after dispute with son

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an Aggravated Assault that occurred at about 5:46 p.m. Nov. 26. According to authorities a 54-year-old Macon man received a serious head injury during a domestic dispute with is juvenile son. The man was transported

Georgia woman dead after fatal Thanksgiving house fire

MACON — The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and Macon-Bibb Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 4000 block of Houston Avenue late Thanksgiving night. When fire officials arrived, the house was fully involved. The Fire Department was able to keep the

Two killed in Bibb County apartment fire

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and Macon-Bibb Fire Department responded to an apartment building at 3775 Houston Avenue in the EZ Green Apartment complex, at 2:21 a.m. Tuesday. When they arrived the apartment building was fully involved. The Fire Department was able to

Christmas Lights Extravaganza returns to Downtown Macon

MACON — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and Georgia’s cities and towns will start twinkling with Christmas lights beginning this week. In Downtown Macon, the Main Street Christmas Lights Extravaganza is returning Friday, November 26. The event starts at

Inmate dies at Bibb County jail

Bibb County Sheriff’s Investigators are looking into the death of an inmate that was serving time at the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Jail. Bibb County authorities confirmed a 69-year-old man was found unconscious in his cell inside of the jail at about 2:30

18-year-old killed in Macon parking lot

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that happened in a parking lot off Greentree Parkway just after 8 p.m. Friday. Deputies received a call of a person shot in the parking lot. Upon arrival deputies located an 18-year-old Montaveous Raines Jr.,

Shooting behind Macon duplex leaves 24-year-old man dead

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting incident that occurred in the 700 block of Grier Street. The shooting took place at about 4 p.m. Tuesday. According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s office, two men were shot behind a

Armed robbery at Circle K in Macon

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Commercial Armed Robbery that took place at the Circle K, located at 4314 Pionono Ave. The robbery occurred at around 10 p.m. Sunday. According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s office, a man, possibly armed, entered

Man shot to death in his car at Macon apartment complex

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred at 4344 West Highland Drive at the Shadowood West Apartments just after 8 p.m. Wednesday. Bibb County deputies responded to the apartment complex regarding a shots fired call. When deputies arrived

Albany and Macon are among the most dangerous U.S. metro areas

The U.S. violent crime rate — an annual, population-adjusted measure of cases of rape, robbery, aggravated assault, and homicide — climbed by 5% in 2020. The increase was driven by a rise in aggravated assault and, most notably, a historic 29% surge

47-year-old woman killed in pedestrian crash in Macon

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a pedestrian traffic incident that occurred at the 4700 block of Houston Road. The incident was called into the Macon-Bibb 911 Center at 8:43 p.m. According to authorities, 47-year-old Tawanda Faye Willis, of Macon, was

22-year-old killed in fatal crash in Bibb County

A 22-year-old man is dead after a crash just after midnight on Eisenhower Parkway near Laveta Drive in Bibb County. According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, a 2018 Dodge Charger that was traveling east on Eisenhower Parkway, collided with a parked

Bibb County police investigate armed robbery at CVS

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that took place at 1:52 p.m. Sunday at the CVS at 4080 Bloomfield Drive.   According to Sheriff’s officials, a man entered the store brandishing a firearm and demanded money from the clerk.

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