Joe Kovac is a longtime reporter with the Macon Telegraph.
A federal judge in Middle Georgia on Tuesday ruled in favor of a U.S. Air Force officer, granting a preliminary injunction in the officer’s fight against the Pentagon’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
The Supreme Court of Georgia on Tuesday ordered that Crawford County’s chief magistrate be suspended one month without pay for his role in a physical altercation with a handcuffed, shackled defendant who the judge grabbed after the defendant cussed the judge in court in December 2020.
Dr. Martin Luther King’s walk up the seven steps to New Zion would be his last walk in Macon. It came on one of the final Georgia stops of a blow-through-town campaign for the poor. It was 1968.
Bibb County sheriff’s officials last week unveiled a portable, solar-powered security camera that can, from 25 feet up, scan crowds and zoom in on trouble should it arise at public events.
Macon-Bibb County Mayor Lester Miller unveiled a sweeping violence-prevention plan aimed in part at combating the soaring homicide rate here by uniting police, schools and dozens of local agencies with a common goal: curtailing crime.