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Food Stamp Usage Levels Off at Commissaries

8:40 AM, Oct 30, 2013

Use of food stamps in commissaries continued to rise last year, although not as sharply as in previous years, according to Defense Commissary Agency data.

Commission Weighs Merger Between Guard and Reserve

8:20 AM, Oct 30, 2013

The National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force, seen here Oct. 24, is considering a proposal to merge the Air Force Reserves and Guard.

Sell Your Candy, Support a Soldier

7:34 PM, Oct 29, 2013

The time is here for Tootsie Rolls, Blow Pops, and chocolate to fill bags for trick-or- treaters.

Military Test of Body Fat Faces Criticism

10:27 AM, Oct 28, 2013

Doctors say a number of military personnel are turning to liposuction to remove excess fat from around the waist so they can pass the Pentagon's body fat test.

Enlisted Clothing Allowances Up Slightly in 2014

8:22 AM, Oct 28, 2013

The value of the initial clothing bag for male airmen will increase $26.88 this year to $1,490.92. Female airmen's clothing bag will increase $33.75 to $1,701.03.

Military Bases Open Their Doors to Home-Schoolers

11:59 AM, Oct 26, 2013

 A growing number of military parents want to end the age-old tradition of switching schools for their kids.

Studies Highlight RAFB Region Strengths and Weaknesses

6:15 PM, Oct 24, 2013

The 21st Century Partnership released studies Thursday, showing how Robins compares to other defense communities. The information will be used to prepare for future rounds of BRAC.

One in Custody After Shooting at Tenn. Navy Base

3:38 PM, Oct 24, 2013

A Navy recruiter who had been relieved of duty shot two people. Injuries are not life-threatening.

Thunderbirds to Fly Again in 2014

1:11 PM, Oct 24, 2013

The Thunderbirds are returning in fiscal 2014, but the Air Force's overall budget for their shows and other community outreach programs will be less than half of what it was before sequestration hit.

Academy May Drop 'So Help Me God' from Oath

12:17 PM, Oct 23, 2013

The Air Force Academy is considering dropping or changing its honor oath because it has the phrase "so help me God."

History-Laden Unit Returns from Last Deployment

11:21 AM, Oct 23, 2013

Soldiers with a regiment whose roots trace to World War II's fabled "Band of Brothers" are set to return from their final deployment to Afghanistan.

Navy Blue Angels to Resume Performances Next Year

2:10 PM, Oct 22, 2013

The Navy's daredevil fighter jet pilots, the Blue Angels, are set to return to the skies above air shows nationwide in 2014.

U.S. Sends Armored Vehicles to the United Nations

10:41 PM, Oct 21, 2013

U.S. aids the efforts to destroy chemical weapons in Syria.

One-Percent Raise Likely for Troops Next Year

10:04 AM, Oct 21, 2013

Troops are due a 1 percent increase under a presidential order signed in August, which is the same raise scheduled for federal civilians.

Savannah Hosts Veterans' Mental Health Conference

10:00 AM, Oct 21, 2013

The Department of Behavioral Health and Development Disabilities is hosting a conference in Savannah focusing on promoting trauma recovery needs for Georgia veterans and their families.

New PT Standards Take Effect Monday

10:00 AM, Oct 21, 2013

After a delay caused by the government shutdown, new physical fitness test standards that give commanders more authority over test results and offer airmen who fail the waist tape a chance to pass using body fat measurements are in effect as of Oct.

First Women Enter Infantry School

11:58 AM, Oct 19, 2013

The Marine Corps has been training infantrymen here since 1953.

Ellen Gives $10K to NH Waitress for Soldiers' Tab

9:03 PM, Oct 18, 2013

A New Hampshire waitress who picked up the lunch tab of two National Guard soldiers affected by the federal government's shutdown has been repaid - more than 300 times over - by television star Ellen DeGeneres.

Veterans Help Fight Child Pornography

11:51 AM, Oct 18, 2013

17 veterans were trained to join Homeland Security Investigation Offices in the fight against child pornography.

Veterans Flocking to College as Wars Wind Down

11:43 AM, Oct 17, 2013

The government says 1 million veterans and their dependents have enrolled in colleges over the past four years.

Obama Signs Budget Deal, Ends Shutdown

9:03 AM, Oct 17, 2013

On the 17th day, Congress and President Obama reached agreement on a budget allowing the federal government to reopen.

Deployed Mom Returns Home; Surprises Daughter at School

3:19 PM, Oct 16, 2013

This seven-year-old's mom surprised her at Vineville Academy in Macon.

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

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