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Crematory Open in Warner Robins


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Last spring, a funeral home and crematory caused a lot of controversy in a Warner Robins neighborhood.

Many didn't want it near their backyards.

Now, that business is open.

Some people in the Rosehill subdivision, near Highway 41 and Russell Parkway, say they're finally at peace with the property behind their neighborhood.

Rosehill homeowner for eight years, Deborah Rogers, always gets along with the neighbors.

But when she first peered over the fence at her newest one, she wasn't so sure about the relationship.

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Former Perry police chief dies


Former Perry police Chief George A. Potter died Wednesday afternoon after battling an illness for several years.

He was Perry's chief of police from 1996 to 2006, when the fire and police departments merged.

He was then named head of the department of public safety in 2006

He was 65.


Job Openings in Warner Robins

Job Openings in Warner Robins

Location:         Warner Robins

Pay:                 depends on experience

Education:       some college

Job Number:    GA8211674

The position requires a one year certificate from a college or technical school in an electromechanical or related field and/or one year of related experience in quality control testing or electrical panel wiring; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Title:          Para-Professional Health Service Tech.

Location:          Warner Robins

Pay:                 $8.25 per hour

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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Ferguson forum tearing down preconceived notions.


The events in Ferguson have opened up dialogues nationwide. Wednesday night in Warner Robins, one pastor brought that conversation to Central Georgia.

13 WMAZ was at a forum directed at helping African Americans shatter preconceived notions they have about law enforcement and their rights.

"You have a right to remain silent. You're innocent until proven guilty. It's their job to prove that you're guilty," Pastor Troy Wynn said.

He says it's impossible to control the actions of police officers if you get stopped, so the best thing to do is be respectful and be educated.

Local pastors discuss Ferguson, police, race


As the national spotlight shines on tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, a local pastor facilitated a discussion on confrontations between citizens and police and race relations in central Georgia.

Tuesday, 10 pastors from Warner Robins, Macon and Fort Valley gathered around one table.

They discussed their responsibilities as religious leaders to build better relationships between their congregations and law enforcement.

They also talked about the perceptions among young people, especially minorities, of police officers.

"What can we learn from the events in Ferguson?" Pastor Wynn asks, opening the discussion.

These individuals came together not just as church leaders, but also community leaders, as they emphasized the importance of leading by example.

Mellow Mushroom to celebrate 40th anniversary with 1974 prices

Mellow Mushroom to celebrate 40th anniversary with 1974 prices

ATLANTA (WXIA) -- Mellow Mushroom is celebrating its 40th birthday Wednesday by offering some items on its menu at 1974 prices.

The restaurant, which was founded in Atlanta by Georgia Tech students, says on its Facebook page that it is celebrating with a Way Out Wednesday Party.

As part of the celebration, one customer will win a trip to Amsterdam.