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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.

Bibb Deputies Arrest Man Carrying 500 Ecstasy Tabs

According to a news release, Bibb investigators were tipped off by "an agency in the Atlanta Metro area" that Smart would be traveling to Macon in a 1999 Ford F-150. 

4:12 PM, Sep 24, 2012

Macon Police Want to Question Man in Lafayette Drive Homicide

A police news release says Bobby Lee Fordham, Jr., may have more information on the case.

2:36 PM, May 29, 2012

What Drivers Can, Can't Do Under Georgia's New Anti-Texting Law

It's day two of Georgia's "no-texting while driving" ban. The new law prohibits drivers from texting and using other kinds of text based communication behind the wheel.

6:24 PM, Jul 2, 2010

Macon Police: Gang Feud Caused String Of Drive-By Shootings

Macon police say a gang feud that has lasted more than two years, caused a string of drive-by shootings in March.  Macon Police Sgt. Timothy Moore says all of the shootings happened in the Village Green neighborhood.  Police have arrested five gang members, including three juveniles involved in the shootings. 

 

2:24 AM, Apr 7, 2010

New Details on Macon Teen Shootings

New details emerged Monday in the shootings that claimed the life of 16-year old Arquentris Fountain and wounded two others.

7:17 PM, Aug 29, 2011

Georgia Drops Second Game to North Carolina, 8-4

North Carolina used two inside-the-park homers to beat the Peach State girls.

11:10 PM, Jul 26, 2013

Central Georgia Couple Captures Video of Erupting Volcano

Tom Wellman and his wife say they got the surprise of their life while spending the Christmas holiday in Costa Rica.

7:40 PM, Jan 5, 2010

Robber Assaults Macon Store Clerk

Police say the armed man entered the store with a bandana over his face.

1:47 PM, Nov 4, 2013

Drunk Driving Simulator Comes to Georgia College

Students at Georgia College got a first-hand look at what it's like to drive drunk. The national "Save A Life Tour" came to the Milledgeville campus Wednesday.

7:57 AM, Oct 24, 2013

Peach State College Football Scores

Scores from colleges and universities across the Peach State.

9:22 PM, Oct 12, 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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