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Month: August 2019

Macon – The Macon-Bibb County School-Justice Partnership is hosting free Implicit Bias training for the community on Tuesday, Sept. 3. “Implicit Bias: Making the Unconscious, Conscious” will offer tools to help attendees recognize when they have a bias toward a specific group of people and manage it to ensure fair treatment. The training will feature…
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Macon – A Macon man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in the 2018 fatal beating of a man at a Father’s Day cookout. A trial for 32-year-old James Christopher Patterson began Tuesday in Bibb County Superior Court. Jurors deliberated for about 90 minutes on Wednesday before finding Patterson guilty of felony murder and…
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Macon – A Macon man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday after he was found guilty of fatally strangling and beating his girlfriend. Jessie Gray, 52, waived his right to a jury trial and chose to have a Bibb County Superior Court judge hear testimony and review evidence in the case instead. The judge…
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Macon – The Macon-Bibb County School-Justice Partnership is hosting a Parent Information Session Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. The session will be held at the Bibb County School District’s Professional Learning Center, located at 2003 Riverside Drive adjacent to Hutchings Career Center. All parents/guardians of middle and high school students in Bibb County Schools…
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The Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office has an opening for a School-Justice Partnership case manager. To apply, fill out the application at http://www.maconbibb.us/employment/.   Summary: This position is responsible for coordinating community services afforded to student offenders as part of the School-Justice Partnership initiative, assisting the School-Justice Partnership Coordinator and working cooperatively with government…
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Macon – A 41-year-old Macon man pleaded guilty Monday to holding his girlfriend against her will in June 2018 after assaulting her in his apartment off Chambers Road. Ferman Easley Drewery Jr. pleaded guilty to kidnapping, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, robbery by intimidation, and cruelty to children in the third degree. He entered his plea…
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