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MCSO makes meth busts, Forsyth PD looking for beer thief

According to police, a man walked into Ingles and took $228 worth of beer.

Friday starts with rain, but sun returns by the afternoon

Clear skies and southwesterly winds allowed us to warm up into the 60's this afternoon, but changes are coming by tomorrow morning. Overnight, clouds will...

Macon-Bibb fire crews respond to structure fire on Riverside Drive

Macon-Bibb Fire Department crews responded to a structure fire just after 8 p.m. Thursday.

Shane Edwards steps into role as Interim Fire Chief for Macon-Bibb

Assistant Fire Chief, Shane Edwards is stepping in as Interim Fire Chief. MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Interim Chief Shane Edwards will temporarily take over as...

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Monroe County officials explain mask mandate in schools

The Monroe County School Board voted to mandate masks for Middle and High School students in their Tuesday meeting FORSYTH, Georgia(41NBC/WMGT) -- While other counties...

Small businesses surviving despite pandemic

PERRY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Many small businesses have felt the pain of the pandemic. One local Perry business found a way to increase profits...

Mercer University fraternity suspended due to alcohol violation

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A Mercer University fraternity is suspended from campus through Spring 2021 due to alcohol violations. According to Mercer Director of...

Bibb, Monroe deputies warn of pine straw scam

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Both the Bibb County Sheriff's Office and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office are warning home owners about a scam involving...

Samsung introduces new flagship phones

(NBC News) -- Samsung has unveiled a new lineup of flagship phones. The company is betting that bigger is better with its super-sized S21 Ultra....

National Guard troops flooding in as Washington locks down

Feds warn extremists may be emboldened to carry out additional attacks after Capitol insurrection WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the number of National...

Pandemic shortfall: Blood donations hit critical low

The American Association of Blood Banks is warning many areas are down to a two-day supply due to the holidays, winter weather and the...

UPDATE (Thursday, January 14 at 3 p.m.): Georgia COVID-19 tracker

Here's a look at the latest COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) data in Georgia, published today by the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Capitol riots: Congress proposes bill to honor Capitol police officer

A bill proposes awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to a US Capitol Police officer who lured rioters away from the Senate chambers last week. ...

US unemployment claims jump to 965,000 as virus takes toll

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August, and evidence that the...

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