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‘Turn them on’: Failure to use headlights could result in ticket

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- Drivers normally use headlights when driving in the dark. But the law also requires us to have them on during certain times...

Atlanta attorney gets 15 years for stealing from his firm

ATLANTA (AP) - An Atlanta attorney convicted of stealing $26 million from his law firm has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. The Atlanta...

New law in Georgia allows judges to consider income for bail amounts

New criminal justice reform laws in Georgia are changing the way bail is set for misdemeanor offenders & that's not all. Click here to read more.

County commissioners to consider Sunday alcohol sales ordinance

A new law in Georgia will allow alcohol sales before noon on Sundays but it's up to local municipalities to decide if they want to change the time or not.

Deal signs HB65 adding PTSD, chronic pain to medical cannabis registry

Governor Deal has signed House Bill 65 into law which now adds intractable pain and PTSD to the list of disorders on the registry for medical cannabis.

Georgia beer law change brings good news to local brewery

Change is brewing at Macon Beer Company. "It'll be the first time since prohibition where we'll be able to sell our beer directly by the pint over the counter to the consumer," said Macon Beer Company owner, Yash Patel.

Macon Beer Company looks to expand with new state law

A Macon brewery is happy about the recent passing of Georgia Senate Bill 85, which allows breweries to sell directly to customers. Macon Beer Company Owner Jeremy Knowles says it will help his business expand.

Obama signs legislation designating bison as national mammal

President Barack Obama has signed into law a resolution that makes the bison the national mammal of the United States.

Free legal clinic to educate community members on basic law

A local church is offering a free event for community members to learn from attorneys about basic law.

Dooly County remembers longtime Sheriff Van Peavy

Sheriff Van Peavy served Dooly County for 30 years.

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Second arrest made in connection with May homicide

A second person is arrested in connection with a homicide at a Macon apartment complex in May.

35 Mercer University students test positive for COVID-19

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/NBC) - Mercer University announces 35 students have tested positive from COVID-19 during testing from July 31st - August 3rd. This includes...

UPDATE (Wednesday, August 5 at 3 p.m.): Georgia COVID-19 tracker

Here are Georgia’s latest confirmed numbers from the Department of Public Health.

Medical Segment: What is skin cancer, how to prevent it

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Dr....