updated Tue. October 31, 2023
March 30, 2018
A former star of TLC's “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” reported two fully loaded handguns were stolen from her car parked outside a hotel here last week. The windows of five cars had been smashed out during the pre-dawn hours March 22 at Macon Marriott City Center. A gray 2003 Nissan XterraÃâÃÂ ...
March 23, 2018
A man accused of shooting a nightclub worker was arrested at a home in the 800 block of Patterson Street Friday. Jerome Dewayne Beasley, 25, was taken into custody about 10 a.m. without incident by Bibb County sheriff's investigators and U.S. marshals for Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force.
March 22, 2018
Macon, GA. The Bibb County coroner is asking the public to help find the family of a man found dead in a vacant house about midnight Wednesday. The man was identified as 59-year-old Randall Lewis, Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones said. "There are no signs of foul play, but Mr. Lewis' body was carriedÃâÃÂ ...
March 22, 2018
MACON, Ga. (AP) — The last two original members of the Allman Brothers will be playing in Macon, Georgia, on May 17. But they'll be performing separately. Marketing Director Maggie Reimer tells The Macon Telegraph that Duane Betts and Jaimoe Johanson haven't been in the same town since 1999,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 20, 2018
Fans at Chaka Khan's show in Miami on Saturday questioned whether she might have been inebriated on stage at Florida's Jazz in the Gardens festival. It turns out the Queen of Funk is recovering from the flu, according to a statement her representatives made to The Jasmine Brand website.
March 18, 2018
A 15-year-old is in critical condition after a shooting in a parking lot on Houston Road late Sunday. The incident happened at about 6:36 p.m. at 5421 Houston Road in the parking lot of a small food store, according to a release from the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. When deputies arrived, they found aÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
Antonio DE'Juan Walker, 23, of Lyons Street was booked into the Bibb County jail at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, hours after a murder warrant was signed, according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. Walker is accused of opening fire at a party at 466 Ibex St. at about 1 a.m. Sunday.
The Telegraph (blog)
March 9, 2018
When two guys ambled into the Quick Serve food mart on Emery Highway in east Macon the other night, they had, as a Bibb County sheriff's report phrased it, “aspirations to steal beer.” One of the guys grabbed a case of Corona. He stashed the beer on the floor near a cooler. Then he walked to the counterÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
Derrick Collins, 32, told investigators he was sweeping the porch of his house on Sunnydale Drive when two guys walked up demanding money, Bibb County sheriff's Lt. Sean DeFoe said. Collins said he drew a pistol to fend the men off and he accidentally shot himself in the left arm. Another bullet woundÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
A man was arrested early Sunday after he allegedly shot his girlfriend in the chest. Deputies responded to a call at 12:10 a.m. that a woman was shot on Melbourne Street, according to a release from the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. The victim, April Young, 42, is in stable condition. Her boyfriend, Kris ReeseÃâÃÂ ...
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