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Macon Water Authority donates 24,000 water bottles to local schools

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - As Bibb County School District students return for in-person learning, the Macon Water Authority wants to make sure kids hydrate...

Baldwin County School District graduation rate exceeds state percentage

MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- The Baldwin County School District announced an 85 percent graduation rate for the 2019-2020 school year. This exceeds Georgia's graduation rate....

With COVID-19 surging, schools suspend in-person education

(AP) -- With COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations spiking to record numbers across the U.S. and abroad, many school districts are temporarily shutting down in-person...

MGA reports record growth for Fall 2020

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Middle Georgia State University reports Fall 2020 enrollment numbers show record growth. According to the University System of Georgia’s official report...

Peach County school closing due to ‘upturn’ in COVID-19 cases

Byron Elementary School will be closed starting Wednesday, November 11, and students and staff won't return until Monday, November 30, following Thanksgiving Break.

Georgia high school graduation rates peak, highest on record

ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) - Georgia hit a new peak in high school graduation rates at the end of the spring semester. On Tuesday, The state...

Telfair County Schools move to online learning due to COVID-19

The District says the decision was made after discussing the situation with the South Central Department of Public Health.

STEM teachers receive grant for “Bright Ideas”

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Two SOAR Academy teachers received a grant from Flint Energies Thursday morning. The grant allows teachers to plan innovative lessons while...

Cirrus Academy students take part in mock debate, election

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Students at Cirrus Academy Charter School in Macon took part in a mock debate ahead of the 2020 election. School...

Mercer University’s fall enrollment sets new record

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Mercer University's fall enrollment set a new record surpassing 9,000 students for the first time. Currently, there are a total of...

Bibb School District announces latest class of REACH Scholars

The Bibb County School District has chosen its newest class of Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholars.

Mercer University class teaching the science behind elections and campaigns

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - When it comes to understanding the numbers and science behind elections, it can be complicated and always up for debate. A...