Saturday, November 5, Eyewitness News at 6

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GOOD EVENING ... AND THANKS FOR JOINING US FOR EYEWITNESS NEWS....
I'M BRITTINY BARBER

OFFICIALS CALLED A CENTRAL GEORGIA FOOTBALL GAME EARLY LAST NIGHT... AFTER A FIGHT BROKE OUT ON THE FIELD.... AND ENDED WITH A PARENT BEHIND BARS...
BUTLER POLICE CHIEF MIKE PEACOCK SAYS PLAYERS FROM TAYLOR COUNTY AND HAWKINSVILLE STARTED FIGHTING BETWEEN PLAYS.... AND THAT'S WHEN BOTH TEAMS RAN ON TO THE FIELD AND JOINED IN THE BRAWL...
LEE HARRIS... A PARENT FROM BUTLER ALSO RAN ON THE FIELD....
COACHES AND BUTLER POLICE SEPARATED THE PLAYERS ... BUT PEACOCK SAYS HARRIES REFUSED TO LEAVE THE FIELD...
HE SAYS ASSISTANT CHIEF JIMMY TOWNS TRIED TO ARREST HARRIS... WHO RESISTED AND INJURED THE ASSISTANT CHIEF'S LEG...
PEACOCK SAYS HARRIS IS BEING HELD AT THE COUNTY JAIL PENDING A BOND HEARING....

A FIGHT ALSO *NEARLY BROKE OUT.... AT LAST NIGHT'S WEST LAURENS AND MARY PERSONS GAME IN FORSYTH... MARY PERSONS HEAD COACH RODNEY WALKER SAYS THE COACHES DECIDED TO END THE GAME WITH TWO MINUTES LEFT TO AVOID MORE CLASHES BETWEEN PLAYERS.

ALCOHOL COMPLAINCE TESTS BY MACON POLICE... LEAD TO THE ARREST OF A ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT...
SPOKEWOMAN JAMI GAUDET SAYS IT HAPPENED THURSDAY EVENING ... WHEN

THIS MAN... (JOE- GRAG... SING) JOGRAJ SINGH..... WAS ARRESTED FOR SELLING ALCOHOL WITHOUT A LICENSE.....
GAUDET SAYS POLICE CALLED IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT..... AFTER SINGH GAVE THEM A SOUTH TEXAS CORRECTION I-D THAT APPEARED FAKE....
IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT FOUND HE WAS ON BOND IN NEW YORK..... FOR ILLEGALLY ENTERING THE UNITED STATES.

ACCORDING TO GAUDET.. A TOTAL OF SIX PEOPLE WERE ALSO CITED FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOL TO A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF 21.

FOR TWO WEEKS... GEORGIA HUNTERS HAVE BEEN ON THE PROWL...
AND SOME SAY THEY'VE MADE IT LOUD AND CLEAR IN THEIR AREA....

BIBB COUNTY SHERIFF'S SEARGANT WENDY UNDERWOOD SAYS THEY GET CALLS EVERY HUNTING SEASON... FROM PEOPLE LIVING IN RURAL AREAS....
SHE SAYS THEY COMPLAIN OF HEARING GUNSHOTS IN THE WOODS....
BUT ACCORDING TO UNDERWOOD... IN BIBB COUNTY... THOSE SHOTS CANNOT BE LESS THAN 50 YARDS FROM A STREET....
SHE SAYS HUNTERS MUST BE ON PRIVATE PROPERTY... WITH PERMISSION TO BE THERE....

Sargeant Wendy Underwood: "What goes up must come down. Once that bullet projects, you can't take it back. And people are often hurt by stray bullets. And they need to be careful. Like I said, be aware of their surroundings and make sure they're not too close to homes or the highway."

OCTOBER 22ND KICKED OFF FIREARMS SEASON.

HUNDREDS LACED UP THEIR TENNIS SHOES THIS MORNING... AND HIT THE TRAILS TO RAISE MONEY AND AWARENSS FOR A DEADLY DISEASE...

THE CENTRAL GEORGIA ALZHIEMERS ASSOCIATION HOSTED THEIR 6TH ANNUAL... WALK TO END ALZHIEMERS...
PEOPLE TURNED OUT IN SUPPORT OF LOVED ONES... AND EVEN SOME BATTLING THE DISEASE CAME TO HELP BRING AWARENSS...
STATISTICS SHOW ALZHIEMER RANKS AS THE SIXTH LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE U-S..
THAT'S WHY ORGANIZERS SAY IT'S CRUTIAL TO FIGHT THE DISEASE....

Adrian Drayton Macon "There are not just one victim of a decease decease have multiply victims and that all we are trying to do here at the walk is end a horrible decease and hopefully in sure the happiness of other for the rest of their lives"

BEFORE THE WALK.. FOLKS CHOWED DOWN AT PANCAKE BREAKFAST...


COOL NIGHT WITH LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30'S. TOMORROW WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 60'S. MONDAY AND TUESDAY WARM UP A BIT AND THERE'S A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY.



THANKS ... WE'LL CHECK BACK WITH YOU LATER FOR AN EXTENDED LOOK AT THAT FORECAST.

MANY OF YOU HAVE BEEN LEAVING COMMENTS ABOUT ROONEY'S DEATH ON FACEBOOK.....
WE ASKED OUR FACEBOOK FANS... WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE MEMORIES ABOUT THE BROADCASTER.....

PAT GRIMES SAYS... I ALWAYS LOOKED FORWARD TO HIS COMMENTS AT THE END OF 60 MINUTES.....
HE COULD MAKE YOU LAUGH.. SMILE.. AND THINK....

TAMERA PIERCE SAYS... I LOVED HIS HUMOR AND THE CONTROVERSIAL TOPICS HE BROUGHT TO THE TABLE.....

KATHY BAILEY SAYS I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HIM AS THE VOICE OF AMERICA.....
HE WAS THE *ONE TELEVISION PERSON.... THAT SAID WHAT HE MEANT AND MEANT WHAT HE SAID.....
HE WILL BE MISSED.....

"60 MINUTES" WILL AIR A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO ITS BELOVED COMMENTATOR
YOU CAN WATCH IT TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7 P-M... RIGHT HERE ON 13 WMAZ.
WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

FROM OILS TO ACRYLICS... LOCAL ARTISTS SHOWED OF THEIR SKILLS AT THE 44TH JAILHOUSE ALLEY ART SHOW AND SALE IN FORT VALLEY.

THE SHOW PUT ON BY THE JAILHOUSE ALLEY ARTS CENTER... SHOWED OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF ARTWORK FROM THE ORGANIZATIONS 15 ARTISTS....
PEOPLE LOOKING FOR A GOOD DEAL... COULD TAKE HOME A VARIETY OF PAINTING STYLES INCLUDING... FOR THE FIRST TIME ABSTRACTS...
ART CENTER PRESIDENT MARGARET MATHEWS SAY THE BEST PART IS SEEING A POTENTIAL BUYER TAKE INTEREST THEIR ART.

Margaret Mathews President Of The Jailhouse Art Center "Its a good feeling, its a good feeling we hope that this will go in to peoples homes and that they will enjoy and people will see it there and it will beautify their lives "

PAINTINGS RANGED IN PRICE FROM 15 DOLLARS TO OVER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS....
ORGANIZERS SAY 10 PERCENT OF THE PROFITS WILL GO TO SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PEACH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

LET'S HAVE ONE LAST LOOK AT WEATHER WITH METEOROLOGIST . COOL NIGHT WITH LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30'S. TOMORROW WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 60'S. MONDAY AND TUESDAY WARM UP A BIT AND THERE'S A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY.


ADLIB WEATHER

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