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State highlights Jones County Senior Center after proposed federal budget cuts

GRAY, Georgia (41NBC/WGMT) - The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) wants everyone to know how important federal funding can be. As part of their...

What’s Right With Our Schools: Turner Woods Elementary teacher helps students focus through African drumming club

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Macon Water Authority preparing for water crises before they happen

The Macon Water Authority is preparing for what could be a disaster--the county's water reservoir becoming contaminated.

What’s Right With Our Schools: Turner Woods first grade teacher offers multiple seating options to students

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Gray welcomes new senior living apartments

There's a new place for low income seniors to live in Gray. The company Miller and Valentine worked alongside the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the city of Gray to build Water Tower Park Senior Village.

Jones County Schools Superintendent connects tradition with E-SPLOST

If voters approve the special penny sales tax for schools, the superintendent says they'll be able to move their ninth grade students to the high school. You set a tradition through habit and hard work. "Jones County has a good history of doing a lot with a little," said Jones County Schools Superintendent Chuck Gibson."You go by our schools. For the most part, we're proud of our schools."

Jones County sheriff hopes GDOT will add safety measures to bypass

Another person has died in a car wreck on the Gray Bypass. It's the 3rd person since last Thursday. "It's dangerous man," said one driver.

Pair of Jones County Greyhounds to play college football

For the first time in the Justin Rogers era, the Jones County Greyhounds held a football signing ceremony on National Signing Day.

Griswoldville Park hopes to attract more industry in Jones County

The Griswoldville industrial park in Jones County has just gotten a little more attractive to businesses. One county commissioner is excited about the possibilities. "It's a field of dreams," said District Four Commissioner Daylon Martin.

Jones Co. guidance counselor pays for 70 students to see ‘Hidden Figures’ movie

A local school brought class to the movies Tuesday. Buses transported more than 70 students from Jones County High School got to see box office heavy hitter Hidden Figures--for free.

New facility for Jones County Animal Services underway

Jones Animal Services will finally get the space they need. Commissioners approved construction for a new facility for the shelter and the county has already cleared the lot for the space.

Gray considers hotel, motel tax

"We're going to lose the business first of all," said Days Inn owner Kevin Patel. Patel owns the only hotel in Gray that takes customers. It's those customers he's worried about losing because of a possible hotel tax in the city.