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Allied Arts to offer Watercolor Painting Workshop Saturday, May 3

Allied Arts to offer Watercolor Painting Workshop Saturday, May 3

Allied Arts will sponsor a watercolor workshop for adults Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 9:00 am. to 4:00 pm. in the Allen's Market Building, 101 West McIntosh Street, Milledgeville. The registration fee for this workshop is $65.00. Early registration is recommended as space is limited. To register, obtain additional information or a supply list, call Allied Arts at 478.452.3950 or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com .

Dana Wiggins will lead students through watercolor painting media. Students will complete paintings of an evening sky, a midday sky, a snow scene and a seascape. Beginners will learn a variety of techniques which will include layering, saving whites, controlling edges, and adding depth for an introduction to the possibilities of the medium.

Baldwin Co. man shaken by racist notes

Six days of the week, Craig Adams has a routine. "I go to work and I come home." But January 3, he came back to a burglarized home. "My TV was sitting out here, one of my small TV's from the bedroom, and it had a piece of paper underneath it," Adams said. It was one of four racist and threatening notes left around the home, says Capt.

Five Milledgeville burglaries in a week

Five Milledgeville burglaries in a week

Three men have been charged in connection with a pawn shop burglary and one man has been charged with burglary at four different businesses in Milledgeville.

According to Milledgeville police, three men burglarized Northside Pawn Shop around 1:45 a.m. Sunday morning.

When police arrived, one man was allegedly inside the business and a bag of electronic items was right outside a side door of the business.

They found two other suspects riding around in a Honda accord, after matching tire prints from outside the store.

According to a news release, Dartanyon Wheeler, 17, is charged with one count of burglary, John Grable, 20, and Reginald Johnson, 22, are charged with one count of burglary and giving a false name.

Small business Saturday this weekend

Small business Saturday this weekend

Milledgeville, GA- Milledgeville Main Street/ Downtown Development Authority and the fine merchants of downtown Milledgeville have joined forces to promote this national movement: Small Business Saturday. Join us Saturday November 30th in historic downtown Milledgeville to support our local small businesses.

This event is to encourage shopping local to help celebrate and provide support to small business during this holiday season. Main Street and the merchants are offering a great incentive to shop local this Saturday- a raffle! The raffle is for a basket of goodies from over 10 downtown merchants and includes gift cards, jewelry and more!

Police: Milledgeville Infant Dead 8-10 Hours Before Authorities Arrived

MILLEDGEVILLE - police said they believe the case in which a two-month-old child was killed could have been domestic violence that "went wrong."

The child, Makenzie Hartry, died on Sept. 6 in a Lincoln Street apartment.

She was found in a crib in a back room with trauma to the right frontal lobe, police said.

Investigators believe she was dead for about 8 to 10 hours before authorities arrived.

The baby's parents, Tamarus Hartry and Jessica Driskell, were arrested Friday and charged with felony murder and first-degree child cruelty.

13WMAZ's Judy Le will have more on this story at Eyewitness News at 5 and 6. 

Several break-ins and one vehicle stolen in Baldwin County

The Baldwin County Sheriff's Department is looking for the person or persons responsible for several vehicle break-ins and one stolen vehicle.

Captain Brad King told 13WMAZ that it happened Tuesday morning and they believe the break-ins and theft are connected.

King said, "It happened in the Allenwood subdivision and there was a report that in one of the vehicle break-ins someone stole a firearm. We later heard that shots were fired in the West End area around 5:30 this morning, and think that the shots came from the newly obtained weapon taken in the break-in."

King said that his department is continuing to investigate.


Facebook Threats Land Baldwin County Man in Prison

Facebook comments landed a Baldwin County man in prison for five years.

On August 9, 2012, Steven Martin posted a comment on Facebook describing his "desires" to be famous, and felt the only way to accomplish this goal was to walk into an elementary school and shoot someone.

The threat did not name a specific name or location.

The Milledgeville Police Department was tipped off about the post and immediately arrested Martin.

Martin received the maximum sentence of 5 years, with the first two in confinement and the remainder on probation.

Fred Bright, the District Attorney for the Ocmulgee Judicial District, said the sentence sends a "no-tolerance" policy.