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Warner Robins Beats Lee County

Calvin Franklin Moore ripped off an 81 yard touchdown run and Dee Dee Wright returned a kick-off 85 yards for a score as Warner Robins beat Lee County 48-35 Thursday night at McConnell-Talbert Stadium.

The Demons led 35-14 at the half and held on for the victory to finish the season 2-8.

Warner Robins won two of their final three games after an 0-7 start.

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Police say Warner Robins Double Shooting May Be Drug-Related

A Byron man was in critical condition Thursday after a double shooting that Warner Robins police say may be drug related.

Police spokeswoman Tabitha Pugh says the shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night in a home under construction at 104 Berkley Circle.That's between Gunn Road and Watson Boulevard.

A police news release says Christopher Wilkinson of Warner Robins and Desair Morris of Byron, both 23 years old, were shot inside the home.

Police believe they were shot by a third person that they met at the home. They describe him as a man in his 20s driving a dark pickup truck.

Morris was shot multiple times and is in critical condition at the Medical Center of Central Georgia, police say.

Police believe Wilkinson was shot once. He is in stable condition at Grady Hospital in Atlanta.

Pugh says police are investigating the case as a drug-related shooting. She said police have some leads in the case.

Pancake Flip

Robins Air Force Base, GA

Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Robins Park

Sponsored by the Robins Chapel and Airmen's Ministry for all Team Robins personnel and family.

Col. Carl Buhler, 78th Air Base Wing commander, said the pancake flip is a 50-year tradition of the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds.” He served with the unit as maintenance officer and he decided to bring the idea to the Robins community.

 

 

State and Local Races Headed for Nov. 30 Runoff

Voters across the state will head back to the polls Nov. 30 to pick a new judge for the Georgia State Court of Appeals and fill a state Supreme Court seat.

 

On the same day, several Central Georgia counties will decide runoffs in other races.

 

In four weeks, Georgia voters will decide between Antoinette Davis and Chris McFadden, the top two finishers in a six-person race for the state appeals court.

 

And they'll decide whether to replace Supreme Court incumbent David Nahmias with challenger Tammy Lynn Adkins.

 

These runoff races will also be on the Nov. 30 ballots in various counties:

 

Bibb, Crawford and Peach counties, Jim Barnes and Howard Simms are competing for a Macon Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge's seat.

 

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Benefit Breakfast for Cancer Patient's Wish

Sarah Kinsaul is a bubbly 6-year-old whose favorite color is pink and enjoys writing and coloring.  In March Sarah was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a type of bone and soft tissue cancer.  She has endured several rounds of chemotherapy and surgeries to remove part of her upper thigh in effort to get rid of the cancer. Sarah also has a wish to go to the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando, Florida.    

In partnership with Kid’s Wish Network the Warner Robins Police Department is teaming up with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office to make Sarah’s wish come true. 

Both agencies are hosting a Benefit Breakfast at FATZ Café on Watson Boulevard on November 20 from 8:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. to raise money for Sarah’s Disney World wish.  Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage links, maple syrup, butter and a choice of coffee, tea, orange juice or milk.  Tickets are $7.00.    

Grand Jury Accuses John Williams of False Statement

A Houston County grand jury has accused Warner Robins city councilman John Williams of lying to police.

 

They indicted Williams Tuesday on one count of making a false statement.

 

That's according to Dublin Circuit District Attorney Craig Fraser, who was called in as special prosecutor in the case.

 

In June, Williams accused a homeless woman of stealing his cell phone at a Waffle House, but the phone was later found in bushes outside the restaurant, according to police.

 

After being charged, Williams sent the media and other city officials an email that accused police of retaliating against him for political reasons.

 

2nd Annual Central Georgia Regional Health Summit

Community Health Works (CHW) will be holding the 2nd Annual Central Georgia Regional Health Summit on Nov. 9 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds (Miller-Murphy-Howard Building) in Perry, GA. Register at www.cgrhs.org. This is an all-day event, beginning at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 3:00 p.m.

In October of 2009, CHW convened more than 100 community leaders representing the top minds in health care and health policy, local government, local school districts, faith-based and civic organizations from across 7 counties in central Georgia (Bibb, Crawford, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, and Twiggs). 

The purpose of the summit is to discuss the impact that unhealthy behaviors have on our community with a primary focus on the prevalence of obesity and related chronic diseases, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease.