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Central Georgia Weather Watches and Warnings

Central Georgia Weather Watches and Warnings

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for portions of middle GA for this afternoon.

Baldwin, Bibb, Bleckley, Crawford, Crisp, Dooly, Dodge, Hancock, Houston, Jones, Laurens, Macon, Peach, Pulaski, Taylor, Telfair, Twiggs, Treutlen, Washington, Wheeler, Wilcox, and Wilkinson counties are in a Heat Advisory beginning today at 12pm through 8pm.

A Heat Advisory means a period of dangerous heat is expected. Hot temperatures mixed with high humidity creates high heat index values. Heat index values will likely reach near 105° this afternoon.

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Macon County schools announce new superintendent

Macon County schools announce new superintendent

After months of searching, Macon County school board members announced Wednesday they elected Dr. D. Ray Hill as their new superintendent.

Superintendent Secretary Geraldine Northcut says the board voted Hill in Tuesday evening.

Dr. Hill succeeds Dr. Carolyn Medlock, who is retiring.

The search for a new superintendent began in April with the assistance of the state board of education.

Macon County schools announce new superintendent


After months of searching, Macon County school board members announced Wednesday they elected Dr. D. Ray Hill as their new superintendent.

Superintendent Secretary Geraldine Northcut says the board voted Hill in Tuesday evening.

Dr. Hill succeeds Dr. Carolyn Medlock, who is retiring.

The search for a new superintendent began in April with the assistance of the state board of education.

Northcut says the process began with 21 applicants, which then narrowed down to 8, then 5, then 3 before Hill was chosen.

Dr. Hill is a Marine Corps veteran and served in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm before his career as an educator.

He worked in several Atlanta area school systems and Valdosta before his position as superintendent in Greene County.

Hill's first day of work will be Monday, August 25.


McDonald's coffee to hit supermarkets

McDonald's coffee to hit supermarkets

(USA TODAY)Not too many years ago, this would have been unthinkable:  buying a bag of McDonald’s-branded coffee at the grocery store.

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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.

A moving wall: Traveling Vietnam wall in Dublin through Sunday

A moving wall: Traveling Vietnam wall in Dublin through Sunday

The names are all different, but their mission was the same.