Saturday, May 26, Eyewitness News at 11

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WE'RE HALFWAY THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.
AND SUB-TROPICAL STORM BERYL COULD PUT A DAMPER ON SOME OF YOUR MEMORIAL DAY PLANS.
LET'S SEND IT OVER TO METEOROLOGIST JOHN BOYER WITH THE LATEST.



TONIGHT... MOSTLY CLEAR WITH LOWS IN THE MID-TO-UPPER 60S.
SUNDAY... PARTLY CLOUDY WITH AFTERNOON T-SHOWERS MOST LIKELY IN EASTERN COUNTIES. NORTHEASTERLY WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
SUNDAY NIGHT... MOSTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS. BEST CHANCES IN SOUTHEASTERN COUNTIES. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.



THANKS JOHN.. .WE'LL CHECK BACK WITH YOU A LITTLE LATER IN THE SHOW.

MACON POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR TWO MEN THEY SAY ROBBED A MAN FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
POLICE SPOKESWOMAN... JAMI GAUDET... SAYS THE VICTIM WAS WALKING DOWN BARTLETT STREET TO A FRIEND'S HOUSE... WHEN TWO MEN APPROACHED HIM WITH A LONG BARREL BLACK HANDGUN AND DEMANDED MONEY.
GAUDET SAYS... ACCORDING TO THE VICTIM... THE MEN WERE BETWEEN 17 AND 20 YEARS OLD... ABOUT 6 FEET TALL... AND BOTH MEN WERE WEARING BLACK CLOTHING.
A NEWS RELEASE SAYS THE VICTIM TOLD POLICE THE MEN TOOK HIS CASH... AND FLED ON FOOT DOWN HILLCREST.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THIS CASE... CALL MACON REGIONAL CRIMESTOPPERS... THAT NUMBER... 1-877-68-CRIME... AGAIN... THAT NUMBER... 1-877-68 CRIME.
**TURN TO 3**

CROWDS CAME OUT TO EAST DUBLIN... READY TO GIVE SOME REDNECK GAMES... THEIR BEST SHOT.

2secs of watermelon spitting nats
FOLKS COMPETED IN EVENTS LIKE SPITTING WATERMELON SEEDS... TOSSING TOILET SEATS... AND JUMPING INTO A MUD PIT.
COMPETITORS AND SPECTATORS... SAY THEY CAME OUT FOR A GOOD TIME.
SELF-PROCLAIMED REDNECKS ATE PLENTY OF GOOD FOOD... AND BEAT THE HEAT BY JUMPING IN THE SWIMMING HOLE.
SOME FOLKS WHO SPENT THE AFTERNOON TOSSING TOILET SEATS... GAVE SOME TIPS... ON HOW TO THROW THE REDNECK HORSESHOE.

Haley Mills, Grovetown: Well you have to twist your wrist and you have to do this too, and then let go.
Joshua Rice, Host of Get Stuffed, Vancouver: I am just going to use finesse drop it in nice and easy.

THE REDNECK GAMES IS USUALLY HELD IN JULY... THIS YEAR IT MOVED UP TO MAY.
**TURN TO 4**

A GROUP OF CENTRAL GEORGIANS WOKE UP AT THE CRACK OF DAWN... ROLLED UP THEIR SLEEVES... AND GOT TO WORK RE-MODELING A TEENAGE GIRLS BEDROOM FOR HER BIRTHDAY.

VOLUNTEERS SAWED... HAMMERED... AND PAINTED THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
ROOMS FROM THE HEART IS A LOCAL GROUP WITH A MISSION OF HELPING SICK CHILDREN COME HOME TO THEIR OWN DREAM ROOM.
AND THAT'S JUST WHAT THEY DID TODAY FOR ONE MACON TEEN.

VIDEO JOURNALIST KIMBERLY BURDEN WAS THERE FOR THE BIG REVEAL.

IT'S A STORY THAT COMES STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART.


YOU CAN FIND MORE VIDEO OF TODAY'S REBUILDING EFFORT... JUST LOOK FOR THIS STORY ON OUR WEBSITE AT 13 WMAZ DOT COM.

THIS MORNING... WE BROUGHT SOME REDNECK GAMES... RIGHT HERE TO OUR 13WMAZ STUDIOS.

**PAUSE FOR 4 SECOND NATS**
MORNING ANCHOR... SUZANNE LAWLER WENT BOBBING FOR PIG'S FEET.
SHE WENT TOE-TO-TOE WITH MELVIN DAVIS... A FIVE TIME CHAMPION.
DAVIS CAME OUT TO OUR STUDIOS FROM EAST DUBLIN... AND TOOK PART IN TODAY'S REDNECK GAMES.

YOU CAN CAN CHECK OUT EXTENDED VIDEO OF TODAY'S EVENTS ON OUR WEBSITE... JUST LOOK FOR THE REDNECK GAMES STORY ON OUR HOMEPAGE... AT 13 WMAZ DOT COM.

LET'S HAVE ONE LAST LOOK AT WEATHER
TONIGHT... MOSTLY CLEAR WITH LOWS IN THE MID-TO-UPPER 60S.
SUNDAY... PARTLY CLOUDY WITH AFTERNOON T-SHOWERS MOST LIKELY IN EASTERN COUNTIES. NORTHEASTERLY WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
SUNDAY NIGHT... MOSTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS. BEST CHANCES IN SOUTHEASTERN COUNTIES. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.

THANKS FOR JOINING US.
THE NEWS CONTINUES ALL DAY EVERY DAY... ON 13WMAZ DOT COM.

JOIN US AT SEVEN A-M FOR WEEKEND MORNIN.

HAVE A GREAT NIGHT EVERYONE.

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