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Warner Robins Man Faces Murder Charge After Store Clerk Dies

A 67-year-old Warner Robins man now faces a felony murder charge after a fight at a store last week.

That's according to Warner Robins police.

Last week, 67-year-old Howard Allen was charged with aggravated battery after a fight at Pop's Food Mart on North Davis Drive Monday.

Store clerk Dahyalal Amin was declared brain dead and then died three days after the fight. An autopsy Monday said Amin died from a blow to the head.

Police said Monday that the charge against Allen was changed Monday to felony murder.

Allen is in the Houston County jail.

Police spokeswoman Tabith Pugh said police aren't sure what Allen's motive was or what the argument was about.

30,000 Bees Swarm Kathleen Mailbox

A family says they're relieved to have their front yard back after thousands of annoying pests made a home right outside of their driveway.

More than 30,000 bees made their home on the Greene family's mailbox in Kathleen.

On Sunday, a beekeeper and a local helper, Darlyn Davis, used a vacuum to suck the thousands of bees off the mailbox.

The Greenes say they first noticed the bees buzzing on Saturday.

"I pulled in and I thought something was growing on the mailbox like a plant or something and I pulled in and saw them swarming and I ran to tell her, my mom," said Brittany Greene.

The bees didn't leave any honey for the family but soon they'll be buzzing in a new home.

Davis says she's built a bee box and plans to raise them herself.

Houston County Man Shot in Police Stand Off

A Houston County man is in the hospital after a Houston County Sheriff's Deputy shot him during a stand off.

A press release says deputies responded to a 911 call about a domestic disturbance around 6 p.m. Saturday at 1204 Houston Lake Road.

When they arrived, the release says 61-year-old David Clayboss had a weapon in his hand and they asked him to put it down. When he didn't one of the deputies shot him and he was taken to the hospital. No one else was hurt.

The release did not say if they charged Clayboss with any crime, but the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called to investigate since an officer was involved in the shooting.

The Houston County Sheriff's Department asks if anyone has information on this incident to call the GBI at 478-987-4545.

Middle Georgia Baseball League is Hosting a Free Game

Team 42 will be playing the Tigers of the Middle Georgia Baseball League, June 9, 2012.

The competition is open to the public and kicks off at 3:00pm at Mount De Sales High School.

The MGBL consist of players who are drafted from different areas of Middle Georgia.

It may not be the big league, but every game is a big game to the men that love baseball.

The president of the league, Chris Dunn, states "This league was created to provide for men, 18 and up, an alternative to softball and allows us to continue to play the game we grew up on."

The teams of the MGBL include the Braves, Brewers, Cardinals, Indians, and the Tigers.

Sunrise Sessions: Lyndon Doyle

This Central Georgia musician has seen it all. Lyndon Doyle from Byron has seen action as a United States Marine and also served in the Army.

He's driven kids to school as a bus driver and spoken to thousands over the airwaves of several different radio stations as a DJ.

Now Doyle is a police officer in Byron, where he moonlights as the night entertainment at the Powersville Opry on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.

He came back for an encore performance on Weekend Mornin' Saturday.

Woman Continues Fight for Ignico Drive Crossing Arms

A Houston County woman is leading a small charge to get crossing arms placed at a railroad crossing that was the scene of fatal accident Memorial Day weekend.

Friday Pamela Patten and a half dozen others gathered at the crossing at Ignico Drive and Highway 247 to show their concerns.  The crossing is the only one on Highway 247 in the area not equipped with safety arms.  Patton told 13WMAZ that her next step is writing a letter to the railroad that operates that portion of the track, Norfolk Southern.

The Georgia Department of Transportation says it has given Norfolk Southern the go-ahead to install the crossing arms.  GDOT says that they have to allow the railroad a certain amount of time to properly install the arms.  According to the state's timetable that could be by November or as late as next April.

"42" Casting Needs Older Extras for Paid Appearances

Filmmakers are looking for older African-Americans and Caucasians to appear as extras in the movie "42." 

Rose Locke, of Catrett Locke Casting, says they still need younger extras too, but that older locals sometimes think they aren't wanted. 

They specifically want extras age 50 and older.


Extras will be paid $8 an hour for the first eight hours and $12 an hour after that, in addition to receiving breakfast, lunch and snacks.

"And it's a chance to see how a movie is made," Locke says.

The scenes they need to fill slots for will be shot mostly next Tuesday and Wednesday so extras should apply as soon as possible.

They will be fitted for their costumes on Monday.