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MORNING UPDATE: 2 men hospitalized after being shot in Macon Tuesday night; Lester Miller beats Cliffard Whitby in runoff for Macon-Bibb mayor

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Click on the following links to read the full stories: 2 men hospitalized after being shot in Macon Tuesday night ...

Lester Miller beats Cliffard Whitby in runoff for Macon-Bibb mayor

Lester Miller beat Cliffard Whitby in a runoff election to be Macon-Bibb's next mayor. Miller will take office in January.

2 men hospitalized after being shot in Macon Tuesday night

Two men are in the hospital after being shot Tuesday night. It happened on Ward Street, which is off Vineville Avenue near downtown.

Church offers cooling station for homeless in Houston County

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- It’s no secret that Middle Georgia is incredibly hot right now. First Christian Church of Warner Robins is creating a...

Johnson County football player tests positive for COVID-19

Johnson County High School football workouts are suspended through Tuesday, August 18 after a player tested positive for COVID-19.

Mercer welcomes freshman minority students to campus

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Incoming freshman minority Mercer University students are getting an early taste of campus life. Tuesday, Mercer's Minority Program and Opportunity Scholars...

Riverside Drive abandoned house fire under investigation

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Fire investigators are looking into an abandoned house fire that happened Tuesday morning. Macon-Bibb fire crews responded to the fire in...

Macon business owner speaks about potential extension of open container policy

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Local businesses could soon sell open container drinks to customers on the go. Next Tuesday, the board of commissioners will consider...

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden has chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. It’s a move that fulfills the wish of Democrats...

Runoff election happening in Macon-Bibb

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Macon-Bibb residents are headed to the polls to vote in the mayoral runoff election. With two candidates on the ballot, voters...

UPDATE (Tuesday, August 11 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.

Two killed in Peach County crash

FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Two Fort Valley residents are dead after a Monday morning crash in Peach County. According to Georgia State Patrol, a...
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