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Lucas Announces Run for Brown's Senate Seat

State Rep. David Lucas says he will resign from his seat to run for the District 26 State Senate seat held by Robert Brown.

Lucas says he's running to fill Brown's unexpired term, which ends in 2012. But he won;t run until Brown qualifies in his run for Macon mayor, in June.

Lucas says if he wins, he'll focus on bringing more jobs to one area in Georgia that has a lot of potential for big industry.

"Right now, water resources are probably one of the biggest things in the state of Georgia. Twiggs and Wilkinson counties sit on the second largest water active ways in the world. I think that might be able to help them bring more industry into that area."

Lucas say his 37 years of experience in the legislature makes him the best qualified for the job.

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And the Best Music Venue is...

...The Golden Bough!

 

Located in downtown Macon, The Golden Bough is a locally-owned bookstore at 371 Cotton Ave.

The store hosts free concerts on Tuesday nights and start around 9 p.m.

 

Now we want to know, where is the Best Place to Watch a Ballgame? Click to comment and let us know through Wednesday.

Gaming Motherboards Stolen From Tennille Store

The motherboards of two gaming machines were stolen according to Sgt. Corey King with the Tennille Police Department.

He says they're valued at approximately $2000 each.

King says it happened at the "Hungry Hunter" convenience store in Tennille and that they are gambling machines, not Georgia Lottery machines.

Police have released surveillance photos from the store showing 3 people committing the crime.

If you have any information on the case, you can call the Tennille Police Department at 478-552-0911.

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What did you do for the Royal Wedding?

What did you do for the Royal Wedding?

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Phone Bank for Disaster Relief Today on WMAZ

Today 13WMAZ joins the Red Cross to raise money for disaster relief after the tornadoes in the South.

During newscasts at Midday, a special one-hour newscast at 5 p.m. and again at 6 p.m., you will be able to call a phone bank in our studio, where Red Cross volunteers will be ready to take your pledges of support.