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

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

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

Two dead and two injured after Macon sidewalk fight

Two people are dead and two more injured after a fight broke out on a sidewalk in Macon early Saturday morning. The fight reportedly occurred at the corner of Cherry Street and MLK Boulevard around 12:41 a.m. According to the Macon-Bibb County

65-year-old woman struck and killed by vehicle in Macon

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a pedestrian traffic incident that occurred in 2000 block of Old Clinton Road, just before 9:30 p.m. A passerby saw a woman laying in the roadway unresponsive and called police. When deputies arrived, they found

Around Georgia: See Atlanta’s newest park

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Commissioner John Dargle Jr., Southern Hub Director George Dusenbury, Rodney Cook Jr., Bishop John Lewis and other leaders cut the ribbon at the new Cook Park. Watch the vide below to see the state-of-the-art

Buying a house? This is the cheapest zip code in Georgia

The COVID-19 pandemic had devastating economic consequences in the United States, grinding entire industries to a halt. One sector that did not suffer, however, was real estate. Driven by the pandemic, existing home sales hit their highest level in nearly a decade

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