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  1. Macon leaders consider future of Confederate statueRead the original story

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    Macon's former mayor is asking current city leaders to consider moving a downtown Confederate monument, suggesting it be placed in a museum or a cemetery. WGXA-TV reports that former Mayor C. Jack Ellis outlined his complaints this week in a letter to local leaders.

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  2. Church fire in SC among those under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    A fire destroyed Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, SC, one of a string of recent fires in the past week that is under investigation.

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  3. VA Secretary McDonald coming to Columbus for VA Town Hall MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WALB-TV Albany

    Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. has announced plans for an upcoming veterans focused tour through middle Georgia. The Ranking Member of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs will be accompanied by Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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  4. FBI-released photos of the second robbery suspect and the possible car he could be in.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | WALB-TV Albany

    The post says that a red 1987 Chevrolet Camaro has been stolen from a car dealership in Monroe County on June 1, and was seen via surveillance cameras the following day on June 2. On the same day, the Regions Bank, located on the 5000 block of Veterans Parkway, was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash by two white males wearing masks, and driving the same Camaro. The post also reads that upon further investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office and the FBI that a male later identified at Michael Lee Hall, 57, of Macon, GA, had taken the car on a test drive on May 29, and had gone to a hardware store to make a copy of the key, which he allegedly used to later steal the vehicle.

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    On Saturday night at Mercer University in Macon, the Deerfield-Windsor Knights went head to head with the Gatewood Gators for the GISA class 3A state championship.

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  6. Knights, Cougars advance in GISA and GHSA; other area scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The GISA 3A boys state basketball tournament continued on Saturday, as the Deerfield-Windsor Knights hosted the John Milledge Trojans. The Trojans led by as much as seven in the first half, before four points by Ryan Toole cut the lead to four at half time.

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  7. South GA forestry employees helping out North GARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The numerous downed trees and blocked roadways in North Georgia caused by all of the ice that had accumulated there since Monday brought nearly 150 forestry commission employees from Southwest Georgia to the area around Dahlonega to help with the clean up efforts. "Early Monday morning, around four o' clock in the morning, we were actually paged out and by six o' clock we were in route to Macon," said Jason Rex, Chief Ranger with the Flint District, which covers 36 counties in Southwest Georgia.

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  8. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Amanda Holton works for the Ocilla and Albany Fire Departments. Workers at Blonde Inc. gave out free haircuts for a donation today.

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  9. Firefighters react to death of Macon firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    When a firefighter is killed in the line of duty, the impact is felt through fire departments across the country. Flags at Fire Station 21 in Cobb County flew at half-staff on Thursday.

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  10. 3 Macon firefighters being treated at Augusta burn centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Three Macon-Bibb firefighters are being treated at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta after a deadly fire Wednesday evening in Macon. One firefighter, Lieutenant Randy Parker, was killed while battling the fire, and two others who were injured at being treated at Medical Center Navicent Health in Macon.

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  11. Bainbridge wants Rashad JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Rashad James is currently facing charges of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. Rashad James is currently facing charges of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

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  12. Shooting suspect turns himself in to policeRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    Ocilla Police say 46-year old Kenny Martin turned himself in Monday morning. Martin has been charged with aggravated assault in last Wednesday's shooting of Terrence Mack.

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