Eli Morgan reads "Quackers" to kindergarteners at Southfield Elementary on Thursday morning as part of the "Read for the record" program. "Quackers" is the story of a kitten adopted by ducks who must find himself when he meets another cat. The program reads the same book to millions of children around the world at the same time and in doing that encourage children to become life long readers.
Bibb County coroner Leon Jones said it will take a community effort to stop the violence that killed a 16-year-old on the way to school Thursday, October 19, 2017. The teen was found fatally wounded on Beach Avenue at the old Winship school near Pio Nono Avenue just after 7 AM.
Bibb sheriff's Sergeant Linda Howard said the city's latest homicide victim is a young male found fatally shot near Winship school at about 8 a.m. Thursday, October 19, 2017. She briefed the media about what they know so far in the investigation.
The readers of The Telegraph and Macon.com have voted Northside kicker Cory Munson as the player of the week. Munson hit a game tying 59-yard field goal in the Eagles game against Lee County last week. Northside eventually lost in overtime 16-13.
This episode of the Cop Shop Podcast, our audio journey into Macon-area police report oddities, includes items about a Bloomfield Drive woman's reportedly racist cursing tirade to 911 operators. This episode also features a report of "a huge amount of blood" found behind a Macon nightclub. Other segments include mention of a "very talkative" naked man.
Macon dance studio put together an event with ten other dance studios from around Georgia to help raise money for the Jay's HOPE Foundation. The event hosted by Dance Dynamics Studio held last month at Wesleyan College raised over $5,000.