Laura Corley, The Telegraph

Laura Corley

The Telegraph

Macon, GA, United States

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Past articles by Laura:

Traffic light proposed near dangerous north Macon intersection

Kroger on Forsyth Road in Macon, GA, requested for a traffic light to be installed at the entrance to Wesleyan Station where numerous wrecks have occurred over the years. → Read More

7-year-old girl dead after being hit by car in Houston County

A 7-year-old girl was hit by a car on Ga. 247 near Old Hawkinsville Road late Saturday night. The child died at a Macon hospital. → Read More

Amazon in Macon now hiring for full-time warehouse associates. Here’s what to know.

Amazon started a month-long hiring event Monday for full-time warehouse associates at its “fulfillment center” in south Bibb County. → Read More

Man, 80, argued over incident from 25 years ago day before ramming Macon pub, report says

An 80-year-old is accused of plowing pickup truck in to 20’s Pub and Subs at Northside and Riverside drives in Macon, Georgia. → Read More

Man shot in the head marks Bibb County’s 11th homicide in 2019

Clintavious Mister, 21, was shot in the head at the Marathon gas station in east Macon late July 1, 2019. Officials are looking for a man they believe shot him. → Read More

Newlyweds had long, separate histories of domestic disputes before fatal Macon shooting

Tomeko Thompson, accused of shooting to death newlywed husband Albert Blash, was charged with voluntary manslaughter in Macon GA. They both have histories of domestic disputes. → Read More

10-year-old Warner Robins boy accidentally shot by teen brother, police say

Warner Robins police say a 13-year-old accidentally shot his 10-year-old brother in the arm after playing with a loaded gun in their GA home. → Read More

Man dead after being shot in the chest in Macon, coroner confirms

A 62-year-old man was shot dead in Macon, Ga., on Monday, July 1, 2019. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. → Read More

Former Allman Brothers manager ‘lucky to be alive’ after truck rams into Macon bar

Former manager of the Allman Brothers band is doing well after a car crashed into Pub & Sub in Macon, Georgia where he was playing poker. The driver is charged with multiple counts aggravated assault. → Read More

From suburban flight to downtown hype, will Macon’s retail shift ever end? It’s complicated.

Decades ago, downtown shopping shuttered as people flew to the suburbs to shop at Macon’s first indoor mall. Now, the retail shift and development in Macon has changed again. → Read More

Drag queens arrested. Gay bars gone. Here’s a look back at LGBTQ history in Macon

LGBTQ culture in Macon, Georgia, is full of tragedy and triumph. From AIDS epidemic to drag queens to hate crimes and closing of gay bars, here’s a look back ahead of downtown Pride parade. → Read More

Man charged in wreck that killed Monroe County nurse was using his phone, sheriff says

Timothy Turner is charged with second degree vehicular homicide in the crash that killed Monroe County Hospital nurse Nancy Skinner. The crash happened on High Falls Road. Turner was on his phone, sheriff says. → Read More

Macon Water Authority employee dies from injuries sustained in water main repair

A Macon Water Authority employee in Middle Georgia died Monday from injuries sustained while repairing a busted water main. → Read More

Former Jones County deputy arrested in ‘very weird case’ involving informant, authorities said

GBI arrested Michael Thompson, former Jones County Sheriff’s Deputy and Milledgeville, Georgia police officer on charges of violating oath of office and making false statements. He was booked in Baldwin County. → Read More

Macon Water Authority: employee badly hurt while repairing water main

Macon Water Authority water line repairman Jonathan Matthew Wood was badly hurt early June 14, 2019, while repairing a water main on Bass Road. → Read More

New attraction coming to Cotton Avenue is first of its kind in Middle Georgia, co-owner says

Macon Rocks Climbing Gym is set to open an indoor, family-friendly downtown rock climbing in the Cotton Avenue district in 2020. → Read More

Grandmother finds infant dead in south Macon home

A grandmother found her 3-month-old infant grandson dead in a South Bibb County, Georgia home. The home where the child was found is on Regina Drive off Houston Avenue in Macon, according Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

15-year-old accused of shooting at a cop during stickup at Family Dollar

Carlos Antonio Reynolds, 17, and his 15-year-old alleged accomplice, were arrested and charged with armed robbery shortly after a stickup at Family Dollar on Jeffersonville Road in Macon, GA. The younger teen also is charged with shooting at an officer. → Read More

Teen passenger, man retrieving ladder on highway killed in separate Macon crashes

A 17-year-old died after he was badly hurt in a wreck on Hartley Bridge Road. Hours later, a man was killed after being hit by several cars while trying to retrieve a ladder that fell off a truck on Ga. 247 in Macon. → Read More

You can now rent Nintendo Switch games at RedBox in Macon. Here are the details.

Redbox is offering Nintendo Switch game rentals in nearly 30 cities including Macon, Georgia. → Read More