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Organizations Recognized by Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation

At a luncheon in Atlanta on Friday, December 12, the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation announced that five state-level awards for individuals and organizations in Macon-Bibb County. Awards were presented to the Austin Center for Development, Historic Macon Foundation, Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Foundation, and Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert Reichert.

Ga. officials offer online deer hunting application

Ga. officials offer online deer hunting application

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia wildlife officials are encouraging deer hunters to fill out an online application that will allow them to participate in this season's deer quota hunt.

Officials from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division officials say the deadline to submit an application for deer quota hunting is Sept. 1.

Ga. officials offer online deer hunting application

Ga. officials offer online deer hunting application

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia wildlife officials are encouraging deer hunters to fill out an online application that will allow them to participate in this season's deer quota hunt.

Officials from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division officials say the deadline to submit an application for deer quota hunting is Sept. 1.

Monroe Co. stakes claim on north Bibb land

Monroe Co. stakes claim on north Bibb land

Monroe County has fired a new shot in their long-running border battle with Bibb County.

They've posted a new sign on Forsyth Road showing where they believe the actual border is. It's less than a half-mile south of the traditional border line.

Bibb County officials have added to the sign -- calling Monroe's border "contested."

The two counties have battled for years on where the border should be drawn.

Last year, a Fulton County judge ordered the border moved several hundred yards into Bibb County.

That would have moved dozens of homes and millions of dollars in property into Monroe County.

But earlier this year, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled the Fulton judge was wrong.

Check back with 13WMAZ.com for updates on this story today.


Ocmulgee plans free children's workshops

Ocmulgee plans free children's workshops

Ocmulgee National Monument announces its annual Summer Children’s Workshops on Wednesdays, June 4, 11, 18, & 25 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  The workshops are for children ages 6-12.  Children will take a one mile hike to see the Indian Mounds, learn about Southeast Indians and get to participate in making Native American crafts and playing games.

Sam Hart wins Macon Water chairman seat

Sam Hart wins Macon Water chairman seat

Newly elected Macon Water Authority Chairman, Sam Hart is already planning for change.

Hart was up against David Cousino and Stephen Rickman and won by a large margin.

It may be a fresh position for the former commissioner, but he says he is ready to jump in and get started.

He says his first order of business is dealing with the infrastructure and spillage issues.

Hearing set in Allman lawsuit against filmmakers

Hearing set in Allman lawsuit against filmmakers

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Attorneys for Gregg Allman plan to make their first court appearance in a Savannah lawsuit against producers of a movie based on the Allman Brothers Band singer's life story.

A Chatham County Superior Court judge scheduled a hearing Monday afternoon to hear motions in the case. Allman filed suit last month to stop Unclaimed Freight Productions from resuming work on the film "Midnight Rider" after a freight train plowed into the movie's crew Feb. 20. A camera assistant was killed and six workers were injured. Producers suspended work on the movie indefinitely.