Each week on Friday, macon.com will look back at the week that was and the stories that resonated with our readers. Here's your week that was ...
Milton Stephens Jr. may not have seen who killed him. Diabetes had all but stolen his vision, friends said. Stephens, they said, who turned 40 in July, was on dialysis.
A family-owned seafood restaurant is opening its first Georgia location in Macon. Greenville, S.C.-based Silver Bay Seafood Restaurants Inc., is planning to move into the former Ryan’s restaurant at 4690 Presidential Parkway.
WEDNESDAY: 4 Macon men indicted in May triple homicide
Bibb County grand jurors indicted four Macon men in a May triple homicide. Lewis Monroe “Bear” Cheney II, 30; Quintavious “Quinn” Isaih Everett, 22; Vincent “White Boy” Lewis, 36; and Rayshawn Reanaldo “Ping” Lucas, 32, are charged with three counts of murder, according to an indictment filed in Bibb County Superior Court.
The treasurer of a Macon elementary school’s Parent Teacher Organization was arrested Thursday, accused of stealing nearly $34,000 in PTO funds. Eloise Maxine Reid, 47, was charged with fiduciary theft for allegedly writing checks from the Vineville Academy PTO’s checking account.
FRIDAY (SO FAR): Woman shot in south Macon
Bibb County deputies are trying to find out who shot a woman early Friday in south Macon. An ambulance met 22-year-old Jamesia Clay on South Groveland Circle, but she said she was wounded while walking up the street about 5:20 a.m.
By most measures, both Logan Byrd, the quarterback at Veterans, and Houston County quarterback Jake Fromm are considered elite-level college recruits and each has scholarship offers from major colleges despite being an underclassman.
TUESDAY: Georgia's veterans still battling
Mike Thornton was asked the other day what it was like to play for Vince Dooley. The defensive tackle, who joined the Georgia football team in 2010, smiled and laughed.
Georgia has entered the final phase of the preseason, full-on preparation for Clemson. And yet it comes without a level of progress that head coach Mark Richt wanted to this point.
Kenneth Towns and Blake Tibbs have been Georgia wide receivers for the same amount of time. Their stories, however, and their levels of happiness to this point, are very different.
FRIDAY (SO FAR): After sophomore jinx, Jenkins primed for breakout season
They've been showing tape of last year's Clemson game around the Georgia football complex. Jordan Jenkins watches it, and he feels, to use his word, ashamed.