Bibb County sheriff’s deputy Clay Williams wrestled with an alligator early on April 24, 2017, when the reptile was found on the walking track near the ballfields at Central City Park. Macon-Bibb County Animal Welfare helped return the gator to the wild.
A man was arrested Friday on Ross Street in Macon after allegedly firing shots in front of a Bibb County sheriff's deputy Friday afternoon. Reginald Wilmore was jailed after SWAT went in and apprehended him.
Six participants in the Macon Judicial Circuit's Parental Accountability Court graduated April 14, 2017, after reaching a goal of becoming employed and paying at least six months-worth of their full child support payment. One of the graduates, Michael Mathis, said the program gave him the helping hand he needed. Video by Amy Leigh Womack
Clarence Burge, senior outreach manager at the Georgia Division of Child Support Services, described some of the activities offered at Fatherhood: A Celebration, including family fun and job information, while talking at the Macon Judicial Circuit's Parent Accountability Court graduation April 14, 2017. Fatherhood: A Celebration is being held Saturday, April 22, 2017, at The Tubman Museum in downtown Macon, Ga. Video by Amy Leigh Womack