• Morning Business Report: Some homebuyers qualify for a new 1% down home loan program

    Rocket mortgage rolled out a conventional 1% down home loan program. Rocket’s new product, called One+, comes on the heels of a similar program by its rival, United Wholesale Mortgage. Buyer’s with an income equal to or less than 80% of the median income in their area who are looking for a single-family home qualify for One+ home loan. Workplace

  • Restaurant Report Card: Food service inspection scores May 15-19

    MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Here’s this week’s Restaurant Report Card: Middle Georgia’s food service inspection scores from the Georgia Department of Public Health between Monday, May 15 and Friday, May 19, 2023. All scores of 69 and below are shown in red, which is considered unsatisfactory on the state’s scale. All scores between 70 and 99 are shown in black.

  • Man shot at Macon gas station

    MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A 59-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot this morning at a Macon gas station. According to a release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, it happened at the Citgo at 1803 Pio Nono Avenue, just after 0530 a.m. It was reported that there was a physical altercation in the parking lot during which

  • Reporter/Photographer (MMJ)

    Come join the news team at 41NBC/WMGT in Macon, Georgia. We have an immediate opening for a Reporter-Photographer with proven news judgment to ensure comprehensive, relevant coverage of Middle Georgia. The successful candidate will demonstrate awareness of the urgency of news events and the importance of issues, and the ability to translate that awareness into coverage that generates maximum viewer

  • Southwest High School senior finds success after support from community

    MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — As another school year comes to an end, one middle Georgia student is sharing his story of how a sense of belonging helped him on the road to success. Tyler Carpenter is a 17-year-old content creator and senior at Southwest High School in Macon. In 2021, Tyler moved from Virginia to Georgia during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Macon girls' mentoring group aims to enhance youth mental health

    MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Girls Dig Deeper Initiative, a local girls mentoring group in Macon, is working to address and improve youth mental health in the region. The organization, known for its evidence-based programs and summer enrichment offerings, is focusing on grounding and relaxation techniques as part of a mental health checkup for teens. “We wanted to put this

  • F117-A Nighthawk stealth newest addition at Museum of Aviation

    WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – There’s a new addition to the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins! The Lockheed F117-A Nighthawk flew more than 70 combat missions, spanning from Operation Desert Storm to Operation Iraqi Freedom. The museum acquired the stealth aircraft from the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, and is the only F117-A to be on display

  • Historic Macon Foundation executive director to leave position in August

    MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – After nine years, Ethiel Garlington, Executive Director of the Historic Macon Foundation, announced plans to step down and assume a new role as the second executive director of the nationally recognized 1772 Foundation. Garlington has made significant strides in the area of housing improvements and park restorations across Macon during his tenure as executive director. Historic

  • Staying cool, rainy, and breezy Tuesday in Middle Georgia

    We have been stuck in the clouds for much of the day with off-and-on rain and thunderstorms. Although most of the area is getting a break from the heavy rain right now, more rain is likely overnight. An area of low pressure to our south is to blame for today’s rain and storms. This low pressure will continue to feed

  • Jones County man arrested for dogfighting, drugs and guns

    GRAY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — A Jones County man has been arrested in connection to dogfighting and drug charges. The Jones County Sheriff’s Office says on Friday, May 19th, a search warrant was executed on Briarwood Circle in Jones County, and that investigators found about 7 pounds of marijuana and 5 firearms. Investigators also found what they believed to be evidence

  • 19-Year-old accidentally shoots friend, charged with involuntary manslaughter

    GRAY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — A Jones County man was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless conduct after accidentally shooting his roommate. According to the Jones County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call concerning a person shot in Bakers Acres Mobile Home Park. The caller was 19-year-old De’Vante Ross, who said he and his roommate– 25-year-old Zachery Morris–

  • CMV partially overturns over median, driver injured

    JEFFERSONVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Monday afternoon, a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) crashed in Twiggs County– the driver was left injured. According to the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), around 12:45 p.m., the CMV was traveling east on I-16 near mile marker 29.5 in Twiggs when the driver lost control entered the median. The vehicle broke the cable barrier and overturned partially