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Georgia woman faces murder charges in classmate’s 1991 disappearance  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Georgia woman has been indicted on murder charges in the disappearance of a former high school acq...

What's Right With Our Schools: Outside the Classroom with Southwest High coaches - 41NBC News  41 NBC News

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Football and basketball coaches at Southwest High School in Macon graduated from the school, and years later decided to ...

BHS baseball hoping to rebound from slow start  The Union-Recorder

A new coach has taken the helm for Baldwin High School baseball, and if the rain ever lets up for more than a day he believes he can keep the.

Full Coverage: National Signing Day 2019

13WMAZ is your place to follow local stars on National Signing Day.

Macon Touchdown Club Jamboree

The Macon TD Club honored high school football athletes for their performances on and off the field this past season.

A beloved Miami college student vanished 25 years ago. There was a murder, but no closure  Macon Telegraph

Shannon Melendi, a graduate of Southwest Miami High School and a sophomore at Emory University, disappeared from a softball field 25 years ago.

Timeline: What we know about the Sabrina Long case

In 1991, a teenager vanished from south Macon. For decades, her case remained cold, but last fall, things began heating up when investigators charged a ...

'I had no problem with taking both kids:' Macon man mentors two teen brothers

When Michael Johnson found out his 14-year-old mentee had a brother, he started mentoring them both.

Nebraska welcomes 23 scholarship players to incoming class  NTV

A collection of 23 scholarship players and eight more preferred walk-ons have officially committed to the incoming class of freshman at the University of ...

Joe Dupree, the pride of Southwest Macon, returns

Southwest High School quarterback Joe Dupree began his football career here in Macon where he graduated in the early '90s. Now nearly 30 years later, ...

Full Coverage: National Signing Day 2018 |  13WMAZ is your place to follow local stars on National Signing Day.

Who is Derek Bottoms, husband of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mayor Bottoms married Derek W. Bottoms in October 1994 at Atlanta's Ben Hill United Methodist Church.

Central Georgia public schools offer Bible study classes

After Pres. Trump tweeted support for public schools offering bible literacy classes, we took a look into how one school district makes it work for them.

Park named after UGA's first black quarterback  WSB Atlanta

Anthony Flanagan was the University of Georgia's first black quarterback, earning scholarships for two sports in 1974.

Macon soldier killed Sunday remembered for dedication to band  The Telegraph

Marquez Brown's demeanor perfectly fit the drum major position he held while attending Southwest High School. Brown was one of the first students that band ...

Central Georgia school districts prepare for wintry weather

With the slim possibility of some wintry weather heading our way, school systems remain on alert to ever-changing weather conditions that could affect the ...

Academy for Classical Education to become state-chartered

The Academy for Classical Education in Macon will become a state-chartered school on July 1st. This means they'll be able to accept students from surrounding ...

OSI Huskers Football Huskers sign 23 recruits during early signing period Phil Bergman 10:55 PM  KMTV - 3 News Now

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications. The Nebraska Huskers signed 23 recruits and eight walk-ons during the early National ...

Tubman Museum honors Macon musician Jimmy Mills

The Tubman Museum will honor Jimmy Mills for his musical talent and his community activism Friday evening.

Hunter reading at MLK Elementary

As part of Read Across America Day, several 13WMAZ staff members started their day by reading to children in Bibb County schools.

Burdell-Hunt Elementary gives dental care to some students

The school is hosting an all-day mobile dentist's office on campus, run by the Help a Child Smile Dental Program, to give students dental care.

Georgia schools that could fall under state control  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give the state authority to takeover underperforming schools.

New owner of former Locos is making ‘a total redo’ to create more than a sports bar  The Telegraph

JR Tavern, to open in former Locos Grill & Pub on Riverside Drive in Macon, Georgia, to have more than sports bar food with full entrees and seafood.

Legendary Southwest coach Richardson dies at 75  Macon Telegraph

In every gym, fieldhouse and arena he visited as a high school basketball player, Macon native Sharone Wright walked in with a reputation to uphold. Never did ...

Superintendent Curtis Jones gets a big surprise on his first day back at work

Less than a week after winning National Superintendent of the Year, Jones' colleagues surprised him on his first day back at work with a celebration.

FVSU Football Signs 32 Student-Athletes to National Letters of Intent

With just under 55 players returning from last year's championship team, Fort Valley States' Head Coach, Kevin Porter has announced the signing of 32 ...

CREF, partners award $500K in grants to auto body vo-tech schools; hear from Ill. $25K winner  Repairer Driven News

The Collision Repair Education Foundation on Friday announced it, insurers, I-CAR, MSOs, OEMs and others bestowed more than $500,000 in Ultimate ...

Melanie Conner begins work as new CEO of Duluth's Rainbow Village

Melanie Conner is the new CEO of Rainbow Village, taking over for the retiring Nancy Yancey.

National Signing Day 2017 |

For local high school students, it's one of the biggest days of their lives. From where they're headed, to how they feel, to pictures of the big day, is ...

DeKalb football teams look ahead as new season approaches

It was a loss felt throughout the DeKalb County high school football community.

Macon dad pushes academic excellence over athletics  13WMAZ

Father's Day is today, but for one central Georgia dad, sending one son off to college with academic scholarships backing him and preparing another for a future ...

Central Georgia schools added to failing-schools list

13 central Georgia schools were added to the state of Georgia's list of chronically failing schools based on the state's report card that covers test scores, ...

Georgia soldiers, one from Macon, shot to death in double homicide  The Telegraph

Fort Stewart soldiers MarQuez Brown, 23, of Macon, and Malika Jackson, 21, were shot to death in a double homicide being investigated by Hinesville police ...

How does Bibb County Schools investigate bullying cases?

You may not be aware, but Bibb County Schools has a hotline where parents or students can report bullying complaints. But does it work? One Macon mother ...

Bibb to use new sex education curriculum  13WMAZ

In Bibb County, more than 4.52 percent of female teens between ages of 15 and 19 have babies. That's according to data from the North Central Health District.

Army charges soldiers, one from Middle Georgia, in slayings of fellow servicemen  The Telegraph

The U.S. Army has charged a midstate man and another soldier with murder in the March slayings of two fellow servicemen, one of whom was from Macon.

Bibb might close some elementary schools  13WMAZ

The future of a few Bibb County elementary schools is up in the air.

Bibb Schools to provide summer lunches  13WMAZ

Free lunches in Bibb County schools help ensure students are getting fed, and that won't stop when the school year ends. “We know a lot of our students are ...

It’s all downhill from here  The Telegraph

Olympic bobsled athlete Chip Minton from Macon, Ga., has fought personal demons to become a motivational speaker.

Lester Miller kicks off 2020 race for Macon-Bibb mayor  13WMAZ

Macon-Bibb's 2020 mayor's race is two and a half years away, but there's already an official candidate. School board member Lester Miller says he filed ...

Cherry Blossom Festival calendar of events  The Telegraph

Here is a calendar of events for the International Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon, Georgia, March 16-25, 2018. It includes free things to do, as well as other ...

Sex trafficking a problem in Macon, Mercer group expands education efforts  The Telegraph

Traffick Jam, a marketing project by Mercer University students to educate high school students about sex trafficking, expanded its presence in Bibb County ...

Power Five commitment recap: June 16-22  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...

School takeover opposition gearing up at local, state level  The Telegraph

The Opportunity School District measure, up for a vote in November, would allow a statewide district that could take over as many as 20 schools each year that ...

Final Flight For Town's First Black Pilot  douglasenterprise

Flying airplanes was a lifelong pursuit for Perkins. Being a pilot wasn't work, for him, said his cousin Otis Johnson of Atlanta. “The things that he got paid for were ...

US Top 500 Outdoor 800m Returnees: Caitlin Collier Seconds Faster Than The Rest  MileSplit

Caitlin Collier ran 2:03.32 last year at Festival of Miles. Collier's time is almost three seconds above the rest of the field. The second-fastest returning time in the ...

Longtime Northeast coach Copeland going out in style  Macon Telegraph

In recent years, Alvin Copeland sat and waited in the bowels of the Macon Coliseum.

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Rose Hill Ramble offers a stroll through Macon’s history  Macon Telegraph

Tombstones of a famous Macon architect, the city's “youngest firefighter” and the gravesides of the victims of a mass murderer were among the stops Sunday on ...

Second man charged in killing of Fort Stewart soldiers  The Telegraph

A second soldier was arrested Thursday and charged in the March 5 slayings of two fellow servicemen at Fort Stewart. Phillip Thompson is accused of giving a ...

Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.

141 Students from Across the Country Named 2015 US Presidential Scholars | The scoop  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The 51st class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics or the arts.

Murderer Details Crime to ABC News  ABC News

In brutally specific detail, his pale hands trembling, a Georgia inmate admitted Monday for the first time that he kidnapped and raped a 19-year-old college ...

Macon man seeking appeal in 1998 murder case  Macon Telegraph

Although 16-year-old Rodricko Calloway Jr. wasn't raised with his father in the house, he shares his mannerisms.

Family has waited seven years for justice for woman who died from burns  The Telegraph

EDITOR'S NOTE -- This story was originally published in The Telegraph on Aug. 5, 2012. A crowd of family and friends gathered at LaTosha Taylor's south ...

Tim Tebow's improved throwing motion is looking good

People have called Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Tim Tebow many things, but one term they have to add to that list is humble. After finding no NFL teams to ...

Georgia soldier charged with killing 2 fellow Army members  Daily Mail

Sergeant Shaquille Craig (pictured), 24, has been charged with two counts of murder, Hinesville police said Thursday. He is accused of killing two soldiers found ...

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