Houston County Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Houston leaders optimistic about Robins turnaroundRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    Houston County leaders expressed confidence that Robins Air Force Base will turn around its lagging on-time delivery rate before the next Base Realignment and Closure Commission.

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  2. Run Fit Sports to open store in Bonaire, fourth in midstateRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... we began negotiating last March,” he said. “We thought that highway 96 was a growing area of Houston County.” While he plans to keep the existing Warner Robins store open at 4025 Watson Boulevard, business has been dropping off at ...

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  3. Bonaire man accused of slashing tires of Warner Robins police vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... whether the incident was captured on video, with the incident under investigation. Harrison was booked at the Houston County jail on the felony charges at 2:38 p.m. Saturday and released at 6:46 p.m. Sunday on a $29,800 bond, online records show. ...

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  4. Bonaire salvage yard owners pleads to misdemeanors, felony charges dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... Lunda Jack Young Jr., 40, owner of Emmett Head Auto Parts at 447 South Hwy 247, pleaded guilty last week in Houston County Superior Court to 11 counts of failure to cancel a certificate of title. He was sentenced by Judge Katherine K. Lumsden to 12 ...

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  5. Houston 3rd graders sharpen entrepreneurial skills at Market DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    About 250 gifted and high-achieving Houston County third graders took over the Museum of Aviation’s Century of Flight Hangar Tuesday and gained experience as entrepreneurs, selling goods and services they conceptualized in an open marketplace.

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  6. HODAC closing Gateway Cottage treatment facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | 13WMAZ.com

    A safe haven in Houston County for women to recover from addiction and work to get their lives on track is closing its doors.

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  7. Prior owner: City rejected offer to prevent tenant eviction from Perry apartmentsRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... an extension, Gray said. Ron Rowland, who is listed as the agent for Houston Crossroads Investments in online Houston County property tax records, said about 16 low-income families are being displaced by the city’s action. Rowland said sold the ...

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  8. New car tax system still a concern for countiesRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | Brantley Enterprise

    ... sales tax on vehicles has proved a bit of a windfall for some midstate counties and a bust for others. Houston County, its cities and the school system are the biggest losers, altogether out just more than $1 million after the first eight months of ...

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  9. Children honor Dr. SeussRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | 13WMAZ.com

    ... honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday and the 17th annual Read Across America Day. Readers from the community included Houston County Superintendent Robin Hines, Warner Robins Police Chief Brett Evans and 13WMAZ's Lorra Lynch Jones, among several others. The ...

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  10. Middle Georgia real estate sales hit 5-year high in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... on a granite countertop Wednesday. The Tiffany subdivision house is being built by Jeff Liszewksi in Houston County. We’re not talking about a real estate bubble. We learned all too well from the Great Recession those bubbles can burst and ...

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  11. Perry fire burns 20-acre wooded areaRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    Firefighters from multiple agencies battled a brush fire Friday that burned about 20 acres of woods in south Houston County.

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  12. Bond reduced for Hawkinsville man who pointed pellet gun at woman, childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... 62, was also charged with driving on a suspended license, a misdemeanor, in the 12:30 p.m. incident, a Houston County sheriff’s incident report stated. Superior Court Judge Katherine K. Lumsden reduced Woolfolk’s $15,300 bond to $5,000 ...

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  13. Bond denied for accused in million-dollar pot growing operation in Houston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    Bond was denied Thursday for four Cuban nationals accused in connection with a million-dollar marijuana growing operation headquartered in Houston County.

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  14. Girls win twice, boys split as both are 3-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | Http

    ... only loss so far this season with a 3-2 win in a rematch with Dodge County in Gray on Tuesday and downing Houston County 4-1 in their subregion opener on Thursday. The Jones County boys downed Dodge County 5-0 before falling 3-2 at Houston County ...

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  15. Flooding closes Houston County boat rampRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    Houston County’s Knowles Landing boat ramp was closed by the Houston County Sheriff’s Office because the Ocmulgee River remains high.

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  16. Macon-Bibb reps to Atlanta: Public investment, pleaseRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... Macon-Bibb has great road, rail and air assets, he added, also saying that his organization is working with Houston County counterparts to work on some air logistics hub proposals. But “we can’t take advantage of everything I’ve ...

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  17. Warner Robins mayor, Houston superintendent to face experts in wheelchair basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... with disabilities in a special exhibition game Tuesday night. Dubbed “Sharks vs. Guppies,” the Houston County Sharks will return to play at 6 p.m. at Houston County High School. The guppies, who will play basketball from wheelchairs ...

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  18. Hawkinsville man accused of pointing pellet gun at woman, 2 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... driving on a suspended license and possession of fireman by a convicted felon in the 12:30 p.m. incident, a Houston County sheriff’s incident report stated. He’s being held in the Houston County jail on a $15,300 bond. Woolfolk is accused ...

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  19. Perry revives interest in building new animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... to be like this. Years ago, Perry officials rebuffed an invitation to build a joint animal shelter with other Houston County governments, saying they didn’t want that effort to hold up their progress toward getting a new animal shelter for the ...

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  20. More than $4 million in pot seized in Middle Georgia bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... in the Feb. 11 bust announced Thursday by authorities. The drug bust may be one for the record books, said Houston County sheriff’s Capt. Jon Holland, head of investigations. He said he cannot recall one in Houston County that has come close in ...

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