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Middle Georgia Food Bank starts food pantry for vets at Carl Vinson VA Center

The Middle Georgia Food bank is 'piloting' a new program for Veterans in Laurens County. They may have helped win the battle for national security, but for many war heroes in Middle Georgia food security is still a fight.

Middle Georgians honor fallen veterans at Georgia Veteran Memorial Cemetery

People mourning the losses and celebrating the lives of veterans celebrated Monday including those right here in Middle Georgia.

Council approves Vietnam veteran memorial sculptures

A Vietnam veteran memorial will soon be up in Warner Robins. The Warner Robins City Council approved the building and funding of two sculptures honoring Vietnam veterans Tuesday night.

Coliseum’s STAR program helps veterans with PTSD

The Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health is launching its new S.T.A.R. program. The Stress, Trauma, Addiction and Recovery Program will help military and veterans deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

First homeless female veteran shelter coming to Middle Georgia

Construction on the first homeless female veteran shelter in Middle Georgia has begun in Warner Robins. Construction began in December for the Genesis Joy House, but there is still a lot of work to be done.

Job fair for veterans held in Macon

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A job fair was held at the Marriott City Center in Macon Thursday afternoon. Placement service Employment Seeker put on the...

V.A. hosts job fair for veterans

Three years ago, Bernida Hawkins, was forced to leave her damaged home."It needed so much work on it and I didn't have the money or the resources at that time," Hawkins said.Hawkins eventually became homeless.

900 Wreaths delivered for veterans

About 900 wreaths were dropped off at Riverside Cemetery Monday afternoon in preparation for National Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday.

Carl Vinson VA Medical Center honors veterans on Pearl Harbor Day

"It was a beautiful day," said Kendall Newman, who was in Hawaii when the Pearl Harbor attack happened. "The neighbor came over and said we were being attacked." December 7th, 1941 - America's spacious skies filled with Japanese planes. "But she didn't know whether they were Germans or Japanese," said Newman.

Macon-Bibb, MGSU celebrate veterans

"In the war to end all wars, every city and town in America had its favorite company, regiment or division," said Macon-Bibb Mayor Robert Reichert. Macon was one of them--and its division had some color to it. "But even closer to the hearts of Macon, was the famous Rainbow Division," said Reichert.

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UPDATE (Saturday, October 24 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.

Storms likely Saturday in Middle Georgia

Most of us saw a beautiful if warm Friday in Middle Georgia. Highs warmed to the mid 80's in Macon (10 degrees above normal...

Carl Vinson Medical Center gets thermal cameras

The cameras will alert staff to anyone coming in the building with a temperature of above 100 degrees.

Bibb County School District honors late Macon principal, teacher

8th grade athlete, Nicholas Woodford, says he's excited to attend a new school.