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Woman who lied about spreading HIV charged with misdemeanor

AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) - Police say a Georgia woman has been charged with a misdemeanor after she lied in a viral Facebook Live rant...

Georgia man’s lawyers make final efforts to spare his life

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's parole board is considering arguments to spare the life of a man set to be executed this week. Scotty Garnell Morrow...

With Georgia’s Abrams out, former mayor announces Senate bid

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Democrat and former Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson says she's officially running for the U.S. Senate in 2020, just one day...

Former Democratic congressman running for Georgia high court

ATLANTA (AP) - Former Democratic congressman John Barrow says he's running for a seat on Georgia's highest court. Barrow of Athens announced his candidacy Monday...

UPDATE: Bonaire murder suspect identified, WANTED

BONAIRE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The Houston County Sheriff's department secured a murder warrant for 26-year-old Kevin Leonard Hobbs. Investigators say Hobbs stands 5’11 and...

University of Georgia student recovering after shooting

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The father of a University of Georgia student who was shot near campus during a robbery attempt says his son...

Jones County investigators recover nearly $100,000 worth of stolen items

GRAY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Jones County Sheriff’s investigators recovered nearly $100,000 in stolen goods. This according to the Jones County Sheriff's Office Facebook page. Sheriff...

Identity Theft suspect rents apartment in Atlanta using victim’s information

Macon, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- The Bibb County Sheriff’s Financial Crimes Investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying a male suspect, wanted for questioning...

Georgia’s Education wins big due to Mega Millions Historic Jackpot

ATLANTA, Georgia(41NBC/WMGT) - With the Mega Millions reaching a historic $1.6 billion, Tuesday's winner isn't the only one who won the jackpot. Georgia's education received...

Teen honored for rescuing elderly neighbor from fire

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia teen who rescued his elderly neighbor from a house fire is being hailed as a hero. News outlets cite...

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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...
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