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The kindergartner who died after being hit by a school bus earlier this week was laid to rest Today.
Ta'miya Watson's funeral was held at the Greater Zion Baptist Church in Macon.
Principal of Barden Elementary, Jacqueline Jackson along with Ta'miya's kindergarten teachers and her uncle Wille Watson were speakers.
They say Ta'miya brightened their lives with her personality as each shared their fondest memories of her.
Loretta Gordon, Teacher, Barden Elementary School: "She was just as energetic and playful and upbeat as anybody could be."
Ta'miya was buried at the Macon Memorial Park Cemetery.
A deadly house fire outside of Atlanta kills a mother and her four daughters.
The fire started overnight Friday at this home in Newnan, about 30-miles southwest of Atlanta.
Fire crews doused the flames but they were too late to save 28-year-old Lalonna Mccrary and four of her daughters who were 5-years-old and younger.
One 11-year-old daughter managed to escape the fire and survived
Shannon Arnold is Mccrary's aunt, the children's great aunt.
Shannon Arnold- "Oh my gosh, she was fun. She always took care of her girls. She always made sure that the other sisters was together. She just had so much love for all the girls. They just about every weekend or every other weekend, they was together."
There's no word yet on what caused the fire.
Volunteers throughout Macon took to the city and rebuilt homes for people who are in need.
It was all part of Rebuild Macon Day.
Austin Lewis went to one house on Ward Street that volunteers made-over.
Volunteers pull apart this old floor.
Debra Rollins: "The floor when we get to tearing out you are never sure what you are going to find and this one actually has three levels of old floor just one on top of the other."
But it's all to build something new.
Bernice Patmon: "That beautiful floor that they are working on and they are doing it so well the beautiful paint job that they are doing on the outside."
The Ward Street house is getting a whole new look and it's all thanks to Rebuild Macon.
They are making this house shine again and giving it a fresh coat.
Debra Rollins: "It touches our hearts it makes a big difference in people's life when they can live in a place that is warm safe and dry."
For homeowner, Bernice Patmon she can't believe the transformation right in front of her eyes.
Bernice Patmon: "My parents would be proud of it because it was their home first and I have lived here all of my life and I've tried to take care of it and it encourages me to try to stay here as long as I can."
And volunteers are happy to be a part of that.
Jeremy Overman, Warner Robins: "It means actually a lot that we can help somebody in the community someone who has lived here all of her life it just shows that, I think the biggest part of it is that it shows that we still care as people in Macon."
Volunteers say they are getting rid of the junk.
Conner Albright, Macon: "Very heavy, it's a bunch of, bunch of just we tore down the shed down there and we carried all the extra wood haul it out to the dump because we are building her a new shed so there is bunch of loose metal."
That's all in a day's work.
Austin Lewis 13WMAZ Eyewitness News.
Rebuilding Macon has been rehabilitating homes for 20 years.
Two organizations teamed up for downtown Macon's annual spring clean-up, today.
Volunteers for Main Street Macon and board members of Bragg Jam got a head start in getting the streets ready for the big event.
Around 10 volunteers picked up trash along Cherry, Third and Walnut Streets.
In exchange for their volunteer efforts they will have a chance to attend Bragg Jam and the Macon Beer Festival.
Main Street Manager, Mechel McKinley says keeping the downtown area clean is a commitment for both organizations.
Mechel McKinley, Manager, Main Street Macon: "We felt like this was a great opportunity for us to partner together to do some work in downtown and get some trash picked up."
Dolan Maples, Macon: "It keeps our city clean and I live on Cherry Street, so it's really my street too."
Bragg Jam is scheduled for the last Saturday in July.
The Macon Beer Festival is in August.
The film, "Need for Speed," is making their mark in downtown Macon.
Besides using our streets for various film locations the cast and crew wined and dined at local eateries giving our businesses a little boost.
Aaron Paul took to twitter to find a good pizza place to eat... and Macon responded with Ingleside Village Pizza, off Ingleside Avenue.
The Hummingbird Stage and Taproom off Cherry St is another staple for the Need for Speed Crew.
After a long day of filming, the crew visited the bar so often that there's even a special drink made called Speed in honor of the movie.
Tim Obelgoner, the general manager of the hummingbird: "It's got a little bit of a silver to it, touch of blue at the bottom. It's got a little pineapple to it so it's a little sweet just like the mustang, but still enough kick to make it interesting. If anyone wants one of those we'd be glad to pour one up for them."
Tim Obelgoner, the general manager of the hummingbird says every time there's a film it's good for business.
He's sees an increase in foot traffic on the streets and more people inside the tap room.
There has been an arrest in connection with the investigation into poisoned letters sent to President Obama, a United States senator and a Mississippi judge .
The arrest comes days after charges were dropped against another man accused of sending the ricin-tainted letters.
Ines Ferre reports from New York.
THE FBI ARRESTED JAMES EVERETT DUTSCHKE AT HIS HOME IN MISSISSIPPI OVERNIGHT HOURS AFTER THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN. AGENTS SEARCHED HIS HOUSE AND THE MARITAL ARTS STUDIO HE OWNS EARLIER THIS WEEK... AS PART OF AN INVESTIGATION INTO RICIN-TAINTED LETTERS SENT TO PRESIDENT OBAMA AND OTHER OFFICIALS. DURING THAT SEARCH, THE 41 YEAR OLD DENIED HAVING ANYTHING TO DO WITH THE POISONED LETTERS.
James Everett Dutschke: "This is just crazy, this is just insane."
THE LETTERS, WHICH TESTED POSITIVE FOR RICIN, WERE SENT TO THE PRESIDENT AND SENATOR ROGER WICKER OF MISSISSIPPI. BUT THEY WERE DISCOVERED AT A MAIL PROCESSING FACILITY AND NEVER REACHED THEIR TARGETS. A TAINTED LETTER WAS ALSO SENT TO AN 80 YEAR OLD MISSISSIPPI JUDGE WHOSE FAMILY DUTSCHKE HAS CLASHED WITH IN THE PAST.
CHARGES WERE INITIALLY FILED AGAINST AN ELVIS IMPERSONATOR NAMED PAUL KEVIN CURTIS BUT WERE DROPPED TUESDAY AFTER INVESTIGATORS SAID THEY HAD DISCOVERED NEW INFORMATION.
Paul Kevin Curtis: "I would like to move one with my life and find out what normal is again."
CURTIS CLAIMED HE HAD BEEN FRAMED AND BLAMED DUTSCHKE.THE FBI WOULD NOT SAY WHAT THEY FOUND BUT DUTSCHKE IS CHARGED WITH DEVELOPING, PRODUCING AND POSSESSING A BIOLOGICAL AGENT OR TOXIN FOR USE AS A WEAPON - NAMELY RICIN. HE FACES LIFE IN PRISON IF CONVICTED.
Dutschke is expected to appear in U-S District court on Monday.
Authorities in Orange county are investigating the death of a british businessman at a resort in Florida.
The body of 43-year-old Simon Latham was discovered Saturday morning in a pond at the Caribe Royale Resort.
Officials say Latham's brother-in-law found him just before 8 a-m.
Latham was last seen on Thursday leaving the hotel lounge.
Jeff Williamson with the Orange County sheriff's office says they're waiting for the medical examiner's report.
Jeff Williamson: "Ah,it does not look at this particular time as if there is any foul play. It doesn't appear to be the case right now. Of course there will be a medical examiner's examination and we'll see where we go from there."
Latham lived in South Korea and was visiting Orlando with his brother-in-law to attend a conference.
It's the last day to visit the St. Jude Dream Home in Warner Robins.
It will be open until nine tonight.
There are a limited number of tickets left. So hurry and reserve yours.
They're 100 dollars and you can buy them by calling 1-800-254-5010 or by going to www dot dream home dot org.
You can watch the giveaway live tomorrow morning at 11-30 right here on 13wmaz.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate, and Prince Harry attended the inauguration of Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden.
Around 500 guests from The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry's charities joined the royals for the tour of Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter.
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