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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

Macon Man Arrested in Pansy Street Killing

Police Chief Mike Burns says they've arrested Cedric Newton and charged him with murder.

5:57 PM, Oct 13, 2010

Redneck Games Bring Hundreds Out in East Dublin

What started as a prefestival leading up to the 1996 Olympic games in Atlanta, developed into what is now a large showcase of pure redneck talents.

11:46 AM, Jul 11, 2011

Woman Charged With Crashing Gates at Augusta National

A North Augusta woman is charged with drunken driving and property damage after crashing through a gate at Augusta National Golf Club, reports The Augusta Chronicle.

8:15 AM, Apr 12, 2013

MUGSHOTS: Wanted by Macon Regional Crimestoppers

Macon Regional Crimestoppers says these people are wanted on warrants in Middle Georgia. If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 478-742-2330 or 1-877-68CRIME. Photographs and information provided by Macon Regional Crimestoppers and presented as a public service.

12:16 PM, Nov 4, 2013

Autopsy Scheduled Monday for Fort Valley Woman Killed in Murder-Suicide

An autopsy is scheduled on Monday for a Fort Valley woman who was shot and killed by her husband in a murder-suicide, according to Peach County Coroner Kerry Rooks.

3:27 PM, Nov 21, 2010

Forbes' Richest List Includes 9 Georgians

There are 1,426 names that appear from around the world, 442 live in the U.S., and nine of them are Georgia residents.

8:29 AM, Mar 5, 2013

New Health Care Law Requires Most Insurers to Tackle Obesity

Screening and counseling for obesity is covered under a preventive services benefit of the Affordable Care Act, but what health plans offer patients varies

8:14 AM, Jul 4, 2013

Monroe Co. Names 6-Year-Old Killed in Shooting Accident

Authorities say only one shot was fired from the weapon, a .22-caliber rifle. It was discharged inside the family's home and the bullet struck the girl in the wrist and abdomen. 

4:33 PM, Jul 25, 2012

Warner Robins Teen Home After Fatal ATV Crash

A 16-year old Warner Robins girl was fatally injured and a 17-year old boy was critically hurt when a dune buggy overturned, authorities said. 

4:58 PM, Jun 24, 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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