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Warner Robins PD hosts 'Coffee With a Cop'

On Sept. 29, you can have "Coffee With a Cop" in Warner Robins.

The police department is offering people a chance to meet with officers, ask questions and learn about the department.

It starts at 8 a.m. Sept.29 at the Starbucks 2729 Watson Boulevard, according to a department news release. The public is invited.

The department says people generally meet police officers during emergencies or other stressful situations. "Coffee With a Cop" is aimed at giving people a chance to have a "relaxed, one-on-one interaction" in an "informal neutral space."

According to the release, Chief Brett Evans said, "We hope having this event will help us get to know our community members, and let them get to know us. We plan to have more opportunities like this in the future."

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Robins Federal Credit Union Supports Houston County Teacher of the Year

Warner Robins, GA —Robins Federal recently visited David Perdue Elementary to award a $100 cash prize to the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year, Kathy Gibbs. Gibbs has been teaching for 18 years and is a fifth grade teacher. She was selected from more than 2,000 teachers in Houston County. She will go on to represent Houston County in the running for Georgia’s Teacher of the Year.

Robins Federal Credit Union is a local non-profit financial cooperative with nineteen branches in central Georgia. Robins Federal currently provides financial services to over 155,000 members, with assets exceeding $1.9 billion. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in the 16 counties Robins Federal serves.

Man shot in back in Warner Robins

Warner Robins police were called out to 129 Briardale Ave. at around noon Sunday.

When they arrived, they found Tom Gooch, 38, with one gunshot wound to the back. He was taken to the Medical Center of Central Georgia with non-life threatening injuries, according to a Warner Robins police news release.

Officers arrested Bruce Osborn Key, 50, in connection with the shooting

Street lights coming to blighted areas in Warner Robins.

"Poles are there, we hang a light, they got a light." That's what the Warner Robins Assistant Building Official Ken Thompson says is coming for a few blighted neighborhoods in Warner Robins.

After a unanimous vote this past Monday in a Warner Robins council meeting, Thompson says they were granted $35,000 and will be using it to put in new poles and public safety lighting in areas that have never had adequate lighting before.

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Crematory Open in Warner Robins


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.

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