Authorities say much of central and south Georgia will once again be under a flash flood watch as more heavy rains are expected. The watch includes the cities of Americus, Dublin, Macon, Milledgeville and Vidalia. It is scheduled to be in effect from noon Tuesday through Tuesday evening.
Bibb County's Attorney, Virgil Adams, has requested the Department of Justice render a decision about the consolidated Macon/Bibb County elections by Monday. Lawmakers passed local legislation during the 2013 session to change the area’s elections from partisan to non-partisan as voters elect their first consolidated government.
Three seniors at Central High School in Macon have each been awarded a $250,000 scholarship from the Gates Millennium Scholars program. The Gates Millennium Scholars program is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
A 5-year-old girl has been critically injured in a school bus accident. Macon Police Crime Lab Sgt. Melanie Hofmann says the child was hit by the rear tire of a school bus Monday and has been taken to a local hospital.