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From Oct. 22: Williams Shares New Ideas With Ft. Valley

9:05 PM, Nov 5, 2013

Barbara Williams unseated longtime mayor John Stumbo. Our profile of the Fort Valley mayoral race from October 22.

Warner Robins Voters to Decide New Mayor, Council Members

7:19 PM, Nov 4, 2013

Six precincts will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. for voters who live in the city limits.

Democratic Senatorial Hopeful 'Dr. Rad' Visits Macon

6:16 PM, Oct 30, 2013

In just over a year, Georgia voters head to the polls to select a United States senator to replace Saxby Chambliss, who isn't seeking re-election.

Warner Robins Mayoral Candidates Speak

11:10 AM, Oct 30, 2013

13WMAZ's Lorra Lynch Jones spoke with Warner Robins' six mayoral hopefuls to find out where they stand on the issues facing the new government.

Mayoral Candidate Folse Fined for Violating Cat Laws

2:17 PM, Oct 29, 2013

A Warner Robins municipal court judge found Eva Folse guilty after a four-and-half hour hearing held on Tuesday -- National Cat Day.

Three Candidates Seek WR Post 5 Seat

7:55 AM, Oct 29, 2013

A former interim mayor, a political newcomer, and well-known chef go head-to-head in the race for the Warner Robins Post 5 council seat.

Schlesinger Defeats Ficklin in Recount

2:55 PM, Oct 22, 2013

The winner becomes the District 2 commissioner in the new consolidated government.

Two Candidates in Jones Co. Mayoral Race

6:00 PM, Oct 21, 2013

The Jones County mayor may be a part-time job, but it's a full-time responsibility.

Lauritsen Challenges Shealy for Warner Robins Post 3

6:54 PM, Oct 17, 2013

A school teacher is challenging a retired Robins Air Force Base employee for his position on Warner Robins City Council.

Milledgeville Mayoral Candidates Speak Out

6:52 PM, Oct 17, 2013

The two candidates vying for mayor of Milledgeville spoke with 13WMAZ about their plans to improve the city.

Ficklin to Seek Recount in Bibb Commission Race

11:58 PM, Oct 15, 2013

The apparent winners Tuesday night were Larry Schlesinger, Mallory Jones, Ed DeFore and Virgil Watkins.

 

Virgil Watkins Clinches District 8 Seat

11:11 PM, Oct 15, 2013

Virgil Watkins won the District 8 seat against Charles Jones by 186 votes.

CAMPAIGN 2013: Runoff Election Results

10:50 PM, Oct 15, 2013

Here are your election results for October 15.

Reichert Claims Victory Over Ellis

10:49 PM, Oct 15, 2013

Robert Reichert claimed victory over C. Jack Ellis in his bid to become the first mayor of the consolidated Macon-Bibb County government.

Polls Open in Macon-Bibb Runoff

6:09 AM, Oct 15, 2013

Polling places opened at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.  Voters may present completed absentee ballot at Board of Elections headquarters on Pio Nono Avenue.

 

 


Roberts, Tillman Denounce Mystery Campaign Flyer

5:23 AM, Oct 15, 2013

Macon-Bibb commission candidate Adah Roberts says she is disgusted by the flyer she found on her car over the weekend.

Reichert Holds 5-1 Money Edge Over Ellis

8:43 PM, Oct 14, 2013

Reichert's on track to raise and spend more than twice as much in the Macon-Bibb mayoral election as in 2011.

Warner Robins Woman Says She Was Ridiculed For Using Food Stamps

A Warner Robins woman wants an apology from a Kroger manager who she says disparaged her for using food stamps to pay for her groceries. 

6:38 AM, Sep 24, 2012

Macon Police Charge Five With Forgery, ID Theft

They say the FBI, the IRS and Secret Service were all involved in investigating "a major criminal enterprise."

12:06 PM, Jun 20, 2012

Many Health Woes in Teens Seeking Obesity Surgery

A government-funded study shows that teens seeking weight-loss surgery have a startling number of health problems that used to be seen only in adults.

12:16 PM, Nov 4, 2013

Fresno St. Football Players Tied to Welfare Fraud

As many as two dozen Fresno State University football players have been implicated in a welfare fraud investigation involving a county Department of Social Services eligibility specialist who is accused of filing false benefits for them and others.

5:13 PM, Sep 9, 2011

Macon Church Members ask Police to Retrieve Pastor's Cadillac

Members of a Macon church have asked police to help them get the church's Cadillac back from a former pastor.

4:54 PM, Nov 3, 2009

CONSUMER ALERT | Shattering Crock Pots

We want to warn you about a potential hazard in your kitchen. It has taken some of our viewers by surprise and has even caused some injuries. 

7:47 AM, May 9, 2013

Decision Delayed on Inquest in Kendrick Johnson Death

Attorneys say a Georgia Superior Court judge told them he wants to know what federal authorities discover before deciding whether to order a coroner's inquest into the death of a Valdosta teenager found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat at school.

2:48 PM, Nov 6, 2013

Three Arrested in Vishnu Patel Killing

Macon police say they've arrested three teenagers in the Oct. 27 fatal shooting of Vishnu Patel.

7:37 PM, Dec 1, 2010

Macon Man Arrested in Pansy Street Killing

Police Chief Mike Burns says they've arrested Cedric Newton and charged him with murder.

5:57 PM, Oct 13, 2010

Energy Plant Bringing 150 Jobs to Twiggs County

The county's development director says a company called WGS Energy Group LLC has an agreement to buy about 275 acres near Interstate16 and Highway 96.

8:37 PM, Nov 23, 2011

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