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Two Hospitalized after Warner Robins Wreck

Two men were hospitalized Wednesday morning in Warner Robins, after a car accident at the intersection of Carl Vinson Pkwy. and Leverette Rd.

A news release says 54-year-old Guy Hunnicutt ran the red light at the intersection and moved into the path of an oncoming 2005 Scion driven by 65-year-old Ellen Rioux.

The accident caused Hunnicutt to be thrown from the vehicle, causing what the release calls "serious injuries."

Rioux also was injured in the wreck. Emergency crews transported both to the Medical of Central Georgia. The release says their conditions were not immediately available.

Northside Eagles Soaring High Into Hoops Playoffs

On the northside of town the Region 1AAAA banner is also flying high for the Northside eagles boys basketball team. Coach Ken Price has big blue soaring to the tune of a 20-7 record.

The Eagles are led by a strong shooting presence along with 6 seniors that have helped win the first region championship since 2005. This is a title that helps Northside feel like not only do they belong in the tournament but they actually have a chance to finish out on top.

Head Coach Ken Price says, "There is no pressure in it now being Warner Robins-Northside basketball. The pressure is on the Fayette counties and all those big whig teams in Atlanta. Hopefully we are under the radar. Teams around here are starting to respect our program and hopefully at the end of the state we can get some more respect."

Northside hosts a doubleheader on Saturday against Liberty County. The girls start at 2 p.m., boys to follow.

Red Hot Demonettes prepare for State Title Run

The road to a GHSA basketball state championship begins this week. Region tournaments are over and its time to get down to the cream of the crop.

One of those teams eyeing their first state title are the Warner Robins Demonettes. Coach Tom Mobley and his ladies are coming off their second straight region 1AAAA championship and seeded as number one as the tournament begins on Friday.

Led by 7 seniors, the red and white have finished the season at 23-4 and say they are eager to win more and inch closer to their ultimate goal of the season.

The Demonettes host Effingham Friday night at 7:30 p.m.

Things To Do In Warner Robins: The 4th Annual Cantrell Center 5K & Fun Run

Things To Do In Warner Robins: The 4th Annual Cantrell Center 5K & Fun Run

Things To Do In Warner Robins: The 4th Annual Cantrell Center 5K & Fun Run

The 4th Annual Cantrell Center 5K & Fun Run is this Saturday, Feb 25th in Warner Robins Georgia. Race day registration starts at 7:30am at the Cantrell Center for Physical Therapy and Wellness on 405 Osigian Blvd. The 5K starts at 8:30am and the 1 mile fun run begins at 9:15am. This event is a USATF-Certified Course and a Run and See Georgia Grand Prix Race.

Prizes for both males and females include:

Students Hold Black History Wax Museum

Linwood Elementary School in Warner Robins held their Black History Wax Museum Friday.

The fifth graders dressed up as famous African-Americans who changed history.

Each student did research and had to learn the history of his or her historical person.

Parents and other classes from the school attended the museum.

The students had to act like wax figures and when guests pushed the pretend red button, they recited important facts about their person and end with "Who am I?"  Then, the guest could try to figure out who they were.

Fifth-grade teacher Del Marie Bentley says this helps students to remember the history and learn more about black history.

"Most of them have no idea that African-Americans have contributed so much to our society," said Bentley.

Holocaust Survivor Visits Bonaire Middle School

A Holocaust survivor is using his experience in a concentration camp to teach students.

86-year-old Eugen Shoenfeld was only 18 years old when he and his family, who were Jewish, were sent to a concentration camp.

He spent 13 months total in camps at Auschwitz, Dachau, Muhldorf, and Warsaw.

He travels to spread his philosophy to younger generations.

"The older have a duty to the young ones to share with them their experiences we cannot we cannot learn unless someone shares their experiences," Schoenfeld says.

He shared those memories with seventh and eighth graders.

Shoenfeld believes another Holocaust is possible if we give up our freedom, and says people are more likely to do that when the economy gets tough.

"Never follow a leader because he promises all kinds of things. Be judgemental of that leader, create your own thought, follow your own thought, make evaluations don't give up your freedom," he says.

Warner Robins Board Working On Police Center Hurdles

Construction of the a new Warner Robins Law Enforcement Center is on time, despite a few bumps along the way. That's according to Bill Douglas, chairman of the group in charge of the center's construction.

He says it is set to be complete this fall, after pushing past a few hurdles, including a car rental center in the way of construction.

The Redevelopment Agency negotiated Thrifty Car Rental's move to a trailer, while the city builds a new permanent location.

Purchasing Agent Mark Baker said Friday bids for that came back higher than expected, forcing the board to look for places to cut costs.

Douglas said, "We hope to use city labor to help us out with some dirt work."