An Investigation shows title-pawn companies in Middle Georgia enjoy little federal or state regulation. Three top companies headquartered in GA are TMX Finance, Select Management Resources, Community Loans of America.
Bibb County sheriff’s deputies arrest Ja’Reyse Detrez Pollard at Pendleton Homes in the homicide of Pedro Garcia, who was shot to death on Villa Crest Avenue in Macon’s 32nd homicide in 2018. Both are 17.
After Ralph Elrod shot and killed a pair of Peach County, Georgia, sheriff’s deputies nearly two years ago, he confessed to the shootings and explained — or at least tried to explain — some of what happened.
Dashcam video shows Ralph Elrod, who shot and killed Peach County sheriff’s deputies Patrick Sondron and Daryl Smallwood in November 2016, threatening neighbors and later opening fire with an AR-15 rifle.
Governor Nathan Deal has issued an emergency declaration for all 159 GA counties ahead of Hurricane Florence, which is predicted to affect parts of north and coastal Georgia later this week and weekend.
The Labor Day killing of Leonard Kendrick Spivey Jr. at the Macon, GA, Chick-fil-A on Bloomfield is linked to the Oct. 2017 armed robbery and shooting at Westminster Apartments that wounded Julian Kongquee, now accused of Spivey’s murder.
Dakota White, one of the Houston County, Georgia, teens convicted of killing Sam Poss in October 2016, was on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, sentenced to life without parole by Superior Court Judge Edward D. Lukemire.
Developers announce some of the retailers coming to a new Bass Road shopping center in Macon, GA, including Marshall’s/Home Goods, Michaels, Beall’s Outlet, Old Navy, Five Below, Famous Footwear and Lifeway Christian.
Title-pawn companies have been accused of targeting poor workers in Georgia by consumer advocates. But they and the Military Lending Act could see looser regulations if Congress passes new legislation into law.
A man was shot at apartments in north Macon, GA. A resident at Carriage Hills Apartments, off Northside Drive, said he heard about three shots. Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones said the man was shot several times.
Quentin Sanders, accused in a 2018 Macon crime spree that included the slaying of Ida Mae Ford, shooting at students near the Mercer University campus and a Tattnall Square Park robbery, pleaded guilty Friday.
A sentencing hearing for one of the young men who killed Sam Poss began Thursday. Prosecutors are asking a Houston County, Georgia, judge to send Dakota White to prison forever. White’s lawyers argue that is too long.
High school football season kicks into high gear this week in Middle Georgia. Among the things to watch are Tattnall Square vs. Dublin and Northside vs. Peach County at the Macon Touchdown Club Kick-off Classic.
Ralph Elrod, the Byron-area man facing a death penalty prosecution in the 2016 killings of two Peach County, Georgia, sheriff’s deputies, is expected to plead guilty in exchange for a sentence of life without parole.
DaKwaun Tyre Faulks died after being taken to the Medical Center, Navicent Health, a day after he was released from the Bibb County jail. Zontravion Hernandez and Dawan Jasentay Daniels Jr. are each charged with murder.
Convicted killer Stephen McDaniel, in a form of appeal in the murder of Lauren Giddings, argued his case Friday in hopes of winning the trial he never had. One of his ex-lawyers also revealed new details about the dismemberment.