Wayne Crenshaw, The Telegraph

Wayne Crenshaw

The Telegraph

Warner Robins, GA, United States

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Past articles by Wayne:

We spent a few hours riding with busy Bibb County animal control. Here’s what we saw.

The Telegraph did a ride along with Macon-Bibb County, Georgia animal control officers. They spent more of the day taking calls about stray dogs and cats. They also gave out citations. → Read More

Suspect sought in Facebook Marketplace sale gone bad, and other crime news

An 18-year-old suspect is being sought in an armed robbery in Macon, Georgia, last week in which he allegedly sold someone a phony iPhone, then started shooting after getting the money. → Read More

Houston County wants a higher property tax instead of lower millage rate. 3 public hearings set.

The Houston County Board of Education near Columbus GA is holding three public hearings announcing a 2 percent property tax increase, but the millage rate is the same. → Read More

Nala fought back from the brink of death. This shy Macon shelter dog can’t find a home.

Nala has lived at All About Animals Rescue shelter in Macon, Ga., for four years and is looking for a home. She fought back from brink of death and needs to be adopted. → Read More

Two hospitalized after 80-year-old man rams restaurant with truck, Bibb deputies say

An 80-year-old man rammed his truck into 20’s Pub and Subs on Riverside Drive in Macon, Georgia on Sunday, June 30, 2019, according to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office. Two people were hospitalized and the man arrested. → Read More

Man says female guest stole his Cadillac; and other crime news

A woman was arrested in Macon, Ga., on June 27 for allegedly stealing a Cadillac from a man whose house she had stayed in overnight. She was found driving the car the wrong way on Vineville Avenue, according to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office report. → Read More

At 91, he’s Georgia’s oldest peach grower and still loves it

Robert “Bob” Dickey is Georgia’s oldest peach grower is 91. Dickey works in Musella near Macon GA. His business is the oldest continuously operating peach-packing house in Georgia. → Read More

A Houston County school is overcrowded, but relief is on the way

Construction is starting on a new Houston County, Georgia school in Bonaire on Thompson Mill Road. It’s expected to open for the 2020 school year to alleviate overcrowding at Bonaire Elementary. → Read More

Suspect shot in attempted robbery in downtown Macon, sheriff’s office says

One suspect was shot and a second fled after the victim pulled a gun in an attempted robbery in downtown Macon, Ga., early Sunday, June 23, 2019. → Read More

Here’s what a grand jury saw on a tour of the Houston County Jail this week

A Houston County, Georgia, grand jury on Tuesday inspected the jail. Each year the grand jury is required to produce a report on the jail to ensure that it is operating properly. They saw the kitchen and medical center. → Read More

Warner Robins city council members just voted to double their own salaries

The Warner Robins GA City Council approved an ordinance to double the annual salary of council members from $5,000 to $10,000. The raise passed by a 3-1 vote. → Read More

Former Fort Valley State University staffer pleads in prostitution case involving student

Alecia Jeanetta Johnson, former assistant to the president of Fort Valley State University in Georgia, pleaded guilty in Peach County Superior Court to charges of prostituting herself and an FVSU student. → Read More

Meet Lester, the Macon shelter dog running out of time to find a home

Lester is a bulldog mix at the Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare shelter. He and other dogs there may have to be euthanized soon due to an influx of strays and limited space. → Read More

Macon man charged with vehicular homicide in fatal accident

Matthew Travis Hulette, 20, of Macon, Ga., was charged with vehicular homicide Friday, June 14, 2019. He was the driver in a fatal accident on June 4 in which passenger Dawson Swain died. → Read More

Man asks for cheapest item at Macon restaurant, then robs the place

A man asked for the cheapest item on the menu at a Macon, Georgia, Cook Out restaurant early Saturday, then robbed the place, according to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

For the first time in a year, animal shelter may have to put down adoptable dogs

For at least year the Macon-Bibb County animal shelter has not had to euthanize adoptable dogs, but that may change next week. An influx of strays of late has the shelter over its capacity. → Read More

Warner Robins pastor says God threw him a ‘curve ball’ request. It was from Jimmy Carter

The Rev. Tony Lowden of Warner Robins, Georgia, recently was installed as pastor at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, where former president Jimmy Carter is an active member and Sunday school. → Read More

Fort Valley native creates ‘a community of people around a peach’ with traveling business

The Peach Truck travels around the country selling Middle Georgia peaches from Pearson Farm, Lane Southern Orchards and Dickey Farms directly to customers. It was founded by Fort Valley, Ga., native Stephen Rose. → Read More

River flooding is closing parks, trails in Middle Georgia. And more rain is on the way.

Ocmulgee River reached 22 ft after heavy rain in north Georgia and the opening of the flood gates at Lake Jackson. Macon-Bibb, Georgia officials closed the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail and part of Amerson River Park → Read More

Shot fired in Warner Robins armed robbery, and other crime news

The Gulf convenience store on North Davis Drive in Warner Robins, Georgia, was robbed at gunpoint early morning. A shot was fired at bullet proof glass surrounding the clerk but no one was injured. → Read More