Roundabouts, used in place of stop signs and traffic signals, are a type of circular intersection that can significantly improve traffic flow and safety, according to the American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In this 2010 video, IIHS explains that where roundabouts were installed, motor vehicle crashes declined by about 40 percent, and those involving injuries were reduced by about 80 percent.
Rotarians, city officials and family members of Lt. James Wesley Bracken gathered in front of the Macon-Bibb County Government Center to dedicate a new deodar cedar tree. The original tree fell in September during Tropical Storm Irma.
Though there is no single profile for school shooters, people at risk for hurting themselves or others often exhibit warning signs before committing acts of violence. Knowing the signs can help prevent crimes and get people the help they need.
A Chevrolet Silverado pickup crashed off Emery Highway in east Macon at 5:30 AM on Monday, February 19, 2018. One person was trapped and another was out of the vehicle when Macon-Bibb County firefighters arrived. The victims, Danny and Deborah Martin, of Macon, were injured in the crash.
Kristie Buckner, 23, is charged with felony murder in the fatal crash that killed Precell Brooks Jr. in Macon, GA, on Feb. 10, 2018. Buckner is accused of shooting from her car at a man who crashed into Precell while fleeing from her, police say.
Mary Persons head coach Greg Nix has high expectations for Bulldogs as the state playoffs start. The Bulldogs aren't looking past their first round opponent Saturday but have elite 8 goal in their sights.