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3 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Fire reported at Bibb County diaper plant facility

JASON VORHEES/THE TELEGRAPHMacon-Bibb County firefighters were called to the First Quality diaper plant facility on Industrial Highway in south Bibb County on Wednesday night.

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8 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Macon-Bibb department renamed, repurposed

The Macon-Bibb County department has been renamed as it takes on new duties, according to government spokesman Chris Floore.

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12 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Midstate government officials grapple with gun bill

Signs posted at each entrance to Warner Robins City Hall proclaim the carrying of firearms “upon these premises is strictly prohibited” under state law.

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Related Topix: Warner Robins, GA, Nathan Deal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Crawford County, GA

16 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Local candidates take questions Tuesday

Fifteen candidates for six local offices faced off Tuesday night at a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

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20 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Macon man finds gunman in his house

The Blackmon Avenue victim told investigators the gunman was inside the back door and started shooting at him as he ran out the front door of the house, which is on a short street between Napier and Montpelier avenues, according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA

23 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

McDaniel ‘thought he was gonna beat it,’ former DA says

Stephen McDaniel, standing on Georgia Avenue, learns police have discovered the remains of a body outside his missing neighbor's apartment on June 30, 2011.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

13WMAZ.com

Bibb Sheriff's looking for burglary suspect

According to a press release from the Bibb County Sheriffs department, Bibb Sheriffs are looking for one suspect from a robbery over the weekend.

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The Macon Telegraph

Moe’s to open new location, help two nonprofits

The newest location of Moe’s Southwest Grill is planning to open this week in north Bibb County and help two local nonprofits.

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JD Journal

Mercer University School of Law Grad Pleads Guilty to Murdering Fellow Law Student

Stephen Mark McDaniel, 28, pleaded guilty on Monday to killing and dismembering a classmate from the Mercer University School of Law in Macon, Georgia .

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Related Topix: Mercer University, Macon, GA

13WMAZ.com

Students Represent District in Science Competitions

In the past few months, District students have represented Bibb County in science fair competitions at the regional and state levels.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia Georgia College, US Military, US Navy

Daily Mail

Student admits to donning mask and creeping into room of female...

Grads of $35,000-a-year prep school were 'masterminds behind heavily-armed drug ring at posh Philadelphia colleges and high schools' that they infiltrated by coaching lacrosse teams Top Hollywood bosses - including former Fox head, an ex-Disney TV president and a Broadway producer - accused alongside X-men director Bryan Singer of abusing boys Teen ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mercer University

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Bibb Sheriff’s Office nets $66,774 in unclaimed funds

It’s been nearly five years since Bibb County deputies raided the Lo-Lo convenience store at the corner of Pio Nono Avenue and Eisenhower Parkway as part of a commercial gambling probe.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

13WMAZ.com

Teen on motorized scooter injured after hitting car

A Macon teen is in stable condition at the hospital after the motorized scooter he was driving hit a car at about 2:40 p.m. at the Eisenhower Parkway, Houston Avenue intersection.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Local agencies set to get new round of federal money

Ten local agencies are recommended to receive a cut of federal Community Development Block Grant funding this year through the Macon-Bibb County government.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA

Daily Record

Man accused in slaying of law grad from Md. pleads guilty

A week before his trial was set to begin, the man accused of killing and dismembering a law school classmate in Macon pleaded guilty Monday to malice murder.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Mercer University

The Macon Telegraph

Bibb behind, Houston ahead of state on annual report card

Bibb County schools are falling behind, while Houston County trumps the state on an annual report card, which measures public schools and school districts in Georgia.

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Related Topix: Houston County, GA, Education Etc.

The Macon Telegraph

Macon store worker ambushed in armed robbery

A Macon store worker felt a gun against the back of his head Sunday night as he walked to his car.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Alabama pedestrian killed in Bibb County crash

Authorities say an Alabama truck driver who was walking alongside a central Georgia road was killed after two vehicles collided in the street, and one of the vehicles struck him.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA

The Macon Telegraph

The Cop Shop: A weekly crime blotter

A Bibb County deputy was sent to check on a suspicious car with no license plate.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

New office aims to bring minority business into Macon-Bibb

With the new Macon-Bibb County government comes a new emphasis on promoting small businesses owned by minorities and women -- a directive enshrined in the government’s charter.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Macon, GA

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