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Saturday marks the first Walk to Remember event for Central Georgia.


Saturday marks the first Walk to Remember event for Central Georgia. The walk gathers families, friends, and supporters who are remembering loved ones who passed too soon.

13WMAZ's Paula Rotondo spoke to two parents who plan to walk this Saturday, who know the feeling of loss all too well.

"You're not alone and don't try to go through it alone, let others help." That's Melva Sullivent's advice for anyone going through what she and her husband James experienced three years ago.


In March 2011, the Sullivents lost their two daughters, Bridget and Leslie, in a car accident.

Photos released of Warner Robins burglary suspects


Warner Robins police released surveillance photos Tuesday of two people at Target in Macon. They said the man and woman were using Target gift cards that were stolen in a Warner Robins burglary. Their vehicle is described as a black 2001-2004 Mitsubishi Galant.

If you recognize the pair, contact police at (478) 302-5380.


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."

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.

Crematory Open in Warner Robins


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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.