Weekly wrap-up -- Aug. 29 edition

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 ...


MONDAY: Bibb motel evacuated in meth lab investigation

Guests were ordered out of a Macon motel after a methamphetamine lab was reported.

TUESDAY: Chihuahua attacks gunman’s ankle, saves couple in stickup

Late Saturday night in the glow of their new $700 cellphone, Larry and Carol Womack sat on their front porch fiddling with the Internet.

WEDNESDAY: Warner Robins man dies in I-75 accident

A Warner Robins man died Wednesday morning after running into the back of a disabled tractor-trailer stopped on Interstate 75, south of Hartley Bridge Road in south Bibb County.

THURSDAY: Man gets life for 2012 slaying of YDC officer

Darius Williams heard the bumps and sounds in his mother’s bedroom after she had gone in to argue with her boyfriend, the man convicted Thursday in her stabbing death.

FRIDAY (SO FAR): Grisamore: Jolly Nut story one for the ages

The seeds for what became the Jolly Nut Co. were planted 90 years ago in conversation around a potbellied stove at Wright Drug Store.


MONDAY: Wilson not a starter on UGA official depth chart

Ramik Wilson has gone from first-team All-SEC, and All-American candidate in some quarters, to second string on his own team.

TUESDAY: Marshall is Georgia's forgotten offensive star

What did Keith Marshall do with his time off? He lost weight. He re-evaluated his future. He changed his major. He also swears he never thought about what might have been, if he hadn’t torn up his knee last year.

WEDNESDAY: Georgia’s deep game, minus the deep threats

The Georgia football team made official Tuesday what had been apparent for a while: Malcolm Mitchell and Justin Scott-Wesley, the team’s two best receiving deep threats, will not play against Clemson on Saturday.

THURSDAY: Beat writer Q&A: Breaking down Clemson

The season is officially upon us when this feature returns: A beat writer for Georgia's opponent answers questions about the game. And so yes, the season is officially here.

FRIDAY (SO FAR): Mercer beats Reinhardt in another shootout

The Mercer Bears and Reinhardt Eagles set the standard last year in the season opener.