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Academy seeking young, aspiring entrepreneurs with big ideas

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy began at the University of Rochester in 2004 and has expanded to 114 cities across the nation. The Macon-Bibb program is the first of its kind in Georgia. The academy, sponsored by the Macon Chamber of Commerce, SparkMacon and Mercer’s Innovative Center, is geared toward young people in grades 6-12 interested in starting businesses.

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Macon man knifed in fuss over ice cream

Details were sketchy late Monday, but there was a reported stabbing prompted by an argument over ice cream on Swan Drive off Anthony Road in Macon. The supposed victim was gone when police arrived.

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Local Trump supporters tell why

Houston County supporters of Donald Trump explained why they like the GOP presidential candidate at a rally featuring vice presidential candidate Mike Pence in Perry, Ga. on Monday.

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Man killed in shootout while allegedly stalking ex-girlfriend

A man, believed to have parked a car at North Macon Church of Christ on Bass Road, was shot to death late Sunday on South Haven Court in an exchange of gunfire after approaching Julia Brooks, his ex-girlfriend and Brian Kim, who had been alerted to an intruder’s presence outside the north Macon home, according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office.

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Gunman on bicycle shoots man in leg on Columbus Road

Traveon Robinson, 19, was shot in the leg just before 1:45 a.m. Aug. 29, 2016, while walking on Columbus Road near Montpelier Place in Macon, Georgia. Two men riding bicycles approached him, and one of the men shot him. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office was investigating.

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Man detained after disruption at Wesleyan College

Despite reports that an active shooter was on the loose at Wesleyan College Monday, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office said there wasn’t one. Sheriff David Davis said a suspect is in custody involving a “domestic situation” on campus.

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Pence meets with old friend before Perry campaign stop

Conservative talk show host Erick Erickson met briefly Monday with Mike Pence and the Indiana governor’s top adviser during a stop in Middle Georgia. Erickson, who has said he’s not a fan of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, said Monday’s visit was an opportunity simply to meet with friends.

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Local Trump supporters tell why

Houston County supporters of Donald Trump explained why they like the GOP presidential candidate at a rally featuring vice presidential candidate Mike Pence in Perry, Ga. on Monday.
Wayne Crenshaw wcrenshaw@macon.com
Local Trump supporters tell why 1:10

Local Trump supporters tell why

Man detained after disruption at Wesleyan College 2:11

Man detained after disruption at Wesleyan College

Bibb sheriff's crime lab probes fatal shooting scene 1:00

Bibb sheriff's crime lab probes fatal shooting scene

Ex-boyfriend killed in north Macon shootout 2:22

Ex-boyfriend killed in north Macon shootout