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How to Nominate Your Top Teacher

5:54 PM, Aug 31, 2011

Junior Journalist, Logan Arnold learns how you can nominate your favorite teacher for My Teacher is Tops, in this week's Junior Journalist Report.

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Introducing the First Group of New Junior Journalists

8:16 AM, Sep 24, 2013

Three of 10 Junior Journalists have been announced. Where will we show up next?

Nearly 50 Candidates Audition to be a 13WMAZ Junior Journalist

10:56 PM, Aug 19, 2013

Candidates tried out in front of a panel of judges that included 13WMAZ's Annette St. Claire and meteorologist Olivia James.

13WMAZ Junior Journalist Auditions

1:07 PM, Aug 9, 2013

It's time to select the next class of 13WMAZ Junior Journalists. Students are invited to attend First Round Interviews on August 19th at the Galleria Mall in Centerville or August 27th at the at the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Macon.

Robins Reserve Band Practices for July 4 Celebration

6:53 AM, Jun 13, 2013

"We are not losing our jobs," says Frances Kness, the vocalist of Reserve Generation. "We will be filtering into the remaining bands that we have left in the Air Force," 

Kids Take a History Lesson at Summer Workshop

5:43 PM, Jun 5, 2013

There's a workshop in town and kids from all over central Georgia are taking part and learning about native american history.

Museum Turns Everyday Sounds Into Music

7:10 PM, May 29, 2013

School's out and parents may be looking for a day trip destination for your kids.
The Museum of Arts and Siences in Macon offers a traveling Wild Music exhibit.

My Teacher Is Tops: Wesley Young

5:31 PM, May 8, 2013

Some middle schoolers say a young, Bleckley County teacher knows how to bring the material to life. But for one student, this teacher was more than an instructor. He was a friend. 

My Teacher is Tops: Wilcox County Elementary

6:22 PM, May 1, 2013

Third grade teacher at Wilcox County Elementary is this week's My Teacher is Tops. 

Ms. Pierce Wins My Teacher is Tops

7:20 PM, Apr 24, 2013

This week's top teacher is a 7th grade math teacher at Warner Robins Middle School.
Junior Journalist Hannah Williamson takes us to warrior country, in this week's My teacher is Tops report.

My Teacher Is Tops: Brookdale Elementary

7:59 AM, Apr 18, 2013

Third grade teacher, Ms. Latanya Dean of Brookdale Elementary, is this week's My Teacher is Tops winner.

My Teacher Is Tops: Brian Wynne

7:36 PM, Apr 10, 2013

Students at Bleckley County High School said math teacher, BrianWynne, makes a difficult subject easy to understand. 

My Teacher is Tops: Vineville Academy's Jill Hunnicutt

2:03 PM, Apr 3, 2013

Vineville Academy's Jill Hunnicutt was shocked to be a top teacher Wednesday.

My Teacher is Tops: Troy Herlihy

6:35 AM, Mar 28, 2013

Some Gray Station Middle School students say their history teacher is a stickler for the rules, but thinks outside the lines when it comes to teaching.

Mrs. Cheryl Amerson Wins My Teacher is Tops

4:31 PM, Mar 20, 2013

One Bibb County second grade teacher combines her love of art and the importance of recycling in her lessons.
Junior Journalist Ivia Rollins takes us to King-Danforth Elementary to surprise Mrs. Cheryl Amerson.

My Teacher is Tops - Yolunda Shinholster

6:34 PM, Mar 6, 2013

Yolunda Shinholster says she was speechless when 13WMAZ junior journalist Hillary Fobbs-Glenn came into her classroom to tell her she was this week's "My Teacher is Tops", but her students weren't surprised at all.

My Teacher Is Tops: Renada Woodley

8:04 PM, Feb 27, 2013

This week's My Teacher is Tops winner is a Twiggs County Middle school math teacher who brings the winning formula of discipline and fun to the classroom.

My Teacher is Tops: Brandy Woods

8:01 PM, Feb 20, 2013

A fifth grade teacher at T.G. Scott is this week's 'My Teacher is Tops' award winner.

My Teacher is Tops: Letitia Daly

7:01 PM, Feb 6, 2013

Letitia Daly, a teacher at Middle Georgia Christian School for the last 9 years, is this week's "My Teacher is Tops" winner.

Former Junior Journalist Sings Her Way to Hollywood

1:49 PM, Jan 24, 2013

Warner Robins native Summer Cunningham may have sung her way to the Hollywood round of "American Idol" on national television, but Central Georgia audiences first met the budding star as a Junior Journalist on 13WMAZ.

My Teacher is Tops - Deborah Green

7:01 PM, Jan 23, 2013

Deborah Green, a Montezuma native and 6th grade teacher at Macon County Middle School is this week's "My Teacher is Tops" winner.

My Teacher is Tops: Kevin Holt

7:51 PM, Jan 16, 2013

My Teacher is Tops: Wilcox County Elementary

7:40 AM, Jan 10, 2013

Wilcox County Elementary's second grade teacher, Mrs. Tracy Mullis, is this week's My Teacher is Tops winner.

Amanda Knox: 'I have a life that I want to live'

With another murder trial in Italy looming, the former exchange student recalls dark days in prison and thoughts of suicide while hoping that one day she'll visit her slain roommate's grave.

11:04 AM, Apr 30, 2013

Giddings Case: Police Believe Video Was Taken at 6:30 p.m.

Police spokeswoman Jami Gaudet confirmed to 13WMAZ that Giddings is believed seen on video outside a Zaxby's restaurant on the evening of June 25.

8:25 PM, Jul 9, 2011

Perry Patient "Shocked" and "Angry" Over Mishandled Mammogram

Miriam Mizell was one of the nearly 1,300 women whose mammograms were mishandled at Perry Hospital. She was diagnosed with breast cancer about five months ago.

11:03 PM, Sep 7, 2010

Rapraeger Mammogram Case Could Go to Trial in April

Rachel Rapraeger, accused of mishandling more than 1,200 mammograms, pleaded not guilty, again, Wednesday.

5:39 PM, Nov 14, 2012

Mammogram Suspect Rachael Rapraeger Pleads Not Guilty

Rachael Rapraeger faces 10 counts of reckless conduct and 10 counts of computer fraud, because she handled test results for 10 women who actually have breast cancer.

4:36 PM, Nov 17, 2010

Milledgeville Welcomes New Kroger

Wednesday, one of the largest Krogers in the state opened its doors to hundreds of customers in Baldwin County.

4:04 PM, Oct 26, 2011

Macon, Bibb Leaders Celebrate Being Named Age-Friendly City

Macon city and Bibb county leaders gathered at the Terminal Station to celebrate the distinction of being first American community to be named an AARP Age Friendly Community.

11:12 AM, Aug 8, 2012

SLIDESHOW: 54th Annual Grammy Awards

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, 2012. Photos by Getty Images.

10:57 AM, Feb 15, 2012

FBI Releases Josef Stalin's Daughter Files

Newly declassified documents show the FBI kept close tabs on Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's only daughter after her high profile defection to the United States in 1967.

3:41 PM, Nov 19, 2012

BBQ Pitmaster Myron Mixon Gives Barbecue Tips

Myron Mixon grew up in Vienna, Georgia.  He's earned three World Championship titles and numerous trophies.  He says he owes it all to his family and childhood chores.

8:44 AM, Feb 22, 2013

Nominate Your Top Teacher:

Send a letter to:
My Teacher is Tops
13WMAZ
1314 Gray Highway
Macon, GA 31211

Letters must be handwritten and, remember, spelling and neatness counts!

JJ

Meet the Junior Journalists

Logan Arnold Maggie Brewer Hillary Fobbs-Glenn Ivia Rollins James Scott Kayla Singletary Jordan Thomas Reese Waters Hannah Williamson
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