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15 Women Now Allege 'Abandonment' by Warner Robins Obstetrician

Warner Robins attorney Kelly Burke says 15 women now allege that a Warner Robins obstetrician abandoned them when they went into labor.

When Burke originally filed a complaint against Dr. Paul Harnetty with the Georgia Medical Composite Board in October, there were two women.

Both of them said Harnetty cared for them during their entire pregnancy, but did not tell them until their delivery date or late in the pregnancy, that he could not deliver their babies. That's because Macon and Houston County hospitals say Dr. Harnetty does not have privileges to practice there.

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Robins Air Force Base Hosts Pancake Flip

Thursday is Veterans Day, but officials from Warner Robins and Robins Air Force Base honored the troops a day early on Wednesday at the 2nd annual Pancake Flip.

Mayor Chuck Shaheen was amongst the officials who honed their flapjack flipping skills while cooking up the hotcakes and then tossing them to dozens of children waiting with over-sized plates.

Installation Commander Col. Carl Buhler says they cooked up the equivalent of 6,000 pancakes Wednesday.

But the event wasn't all about fun and batter--it was also about honoring those who serve. 

"We wanted this to tie in to the Veterans Day weekend," says Buhler.

Buhler says the Pancake Flip is a long-standing Air Force tradition that started about 60 years ago.

Scott Makes First "In-Depth" Visit to Robins

Congressman-elect Austin Scott says he feels more equipped to help Robins Air Force Base after making his first in-depth visit there Tuesday.

During his campaign for the 8th congressional district seat he promised to look out for the armed forces.

"I've got more pride in that base than I've ever had before and certainly I've got a tremendous amount of faith in all those out there leading the base and working there."

In an 8-hour tour starting at 8 a.m., the expected Armed Forces Committee member says he met with base leaders and discussed the base's pressing issues -- air quality, energy conservation, and transportation.

He says he visited the maintenance wing and saw crews overhauling C-130's and C-5's.

Veterans High School to Show Appreciation on Veterans Day

On Thurs., Nov. 11, Veterans High School bands and chorus will give a Veterans Day concert. "Veterans for Veterans" is a small way to show appreciation for whom the school is named.

The public is invited to this free event.

Veterans High School is located at 340 Piney Grove Rd. in Kathleen, Ga. Lionel Brown is the principal, and Tom Brown is the band and choral director.

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City Hall Veterans Day Ceremony

Turner-Ragan American Legion Post 594 will host the Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 11 at Warner Robins City Hall at 11 a.m.

Motorcyclist Dies After Watson Blvd. Accident

A motorcyclist has died after an accident on Watson Boulevard in Warner Robins.

Officers of the Warner Robins Police Department responded to an automobile accident Monday at 5:41 p.m. at the intersection of Watson Boulevard and Austin Avenue.

Police say 39 year-old Sheri Lee St. Louis of Perry was driving a 2004 Gold Chevrolet Silverado Truck eastbound on Watson Blvd. and had just entered the turning lane to turn into the Budget Inn located at 2076 Watson Blvd.

Valerie Gay Whitaker, age 41, of Warner Robins was driving a 2006 Black Harley Davidson Motorcycle and also traveling westbound on Watson Blvd.

Police say in the same lane of travel as Whitaker's motorcycle was Mitchell Ryan Fowler age 18 of Warner Robins driving a 1996 Red Chevrolet C1500 Truck.  

Austin Scott to Meet with Robins Leaders Tuesday

During his campaign, Republican Austin Scott ran on securing the future of Robins Air Force Base, the economic machine that pumps nearly $4 billion into Georgia and employs 21,000 people.

Now that he is elected congressman of the 8th congressional district, he's about to get a crash course on the Robins mission and how he can help it.

Tuesday, Scott will tour the base and meet with base leaders to find out how to grow Robins, but he's not waiting until then to seek advice from, among other sources, 21st Century Partnership Senior Advisor Rick Goddard.

"He understands that he's got a limited knowledge of the United States military, as well as the missions of Robins Air Force Base," Goddard says.