More than 1,000 people attended a memorial service Saturday for Darrell Plank, a Macon County volunteer firefighter who died May 23 after suffering an injury on the job. The service, for Plank, of Montezuma, was held at New Hope Baptist Church in Perry.
Family and friends held a candlelight vigil Friday night in Gray, Ga., for Aubrey Jayce Carroll of Spalding County, who was last seen about a year ago at the Flying J truck stop on Interstate 75 near Jackson. Aubrey was believed to be heading to Jones County. Spalding County Sheriff says a $5,000 reward is being offered to anyone who can help them establish contact with Carroll.
Lake Joy Elementary School in Houston County raised $535 to help build a well for the Empash village in Kenya. Students and teachers also donated toys, books and supplies, which teacher Sandra Crow will take to the villagers during her teaching mission trip this summer.
When Bibb County State Court Judge William P. "Bill" Adams retires July 1, 2017, he plans to focus his efforts on helping match people who can't afford legal services with attorneys who can help them. Video by Amy Leigh Womack
Special education teacher Kimberly Wimbish made a graduation dream come true for her student Jamias Howard when she surprised him with his cap and gown so he could attend the graduation ceremony. Howard was brought to tears by his teacher’s kind gesture. He thanks Wimbish and tells her he loves her.