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Air Show Features Blue Angels

Air Show Features Blue Angels

ROBINS, AFB., GA.--The Air Show lineup features performers including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, F-18 Hornets, the C-130 Hercules, and the Air Force F-22 Raptor.

The air show is free and open to the public and starts at 11:30 a.m.

You can park at the Macon Airport, McConnell-Talbert Stadium and Anchor Glass and then catch bus transportation to the show. The shuttle starts at 9:45 a.m. both days and gates open at 10 a.m.

The shuttle runs until 5 p.m.

See the Dos and Donts of attending.

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Bleckley Board Of Education Hires Coach, Band Director

The Bleckley Board Of Education hired John Chance as a teacher and coach at a special called meeting held Tuesday evening. 

According to his bio, on robinsfootball.com, Chance has coached at Warner Robins High School since 2005.  His duties this year were ninth grade assistant football coach and assistant boys basketball coach.  Chance has been a football assistant coach at both Westside-Macon and Perry.  Also hired was Scott Matthews as band director for Bleckley County High and Bleckley County Middle School.  Matthews has been band director at Rutland High School.  He replaces Louis Foster, who will retire at the end of the school year.

BCHS Soccer Team to Host Pike County in Round One of Playoffs

The Royals soccer team will host Pike County (#4, 4-AA) on May 3 in round one of the state playoffs.  Game time is 6 p.m.

Prep Scores For April 26

Here are your prep baseball scores reported to 13WMAZ for Thursday, April 26:

Mount de Sales 12  Westfield 10

Howard 11  West Laurens 7

GMC 6  Glascock 5

Hawkinsville 18  Macon Co. 3

Mary Persons 10  Perry 1

Peach Co. 10  Veterans 6

Westside 12  Rutland 2

BCHS Senior Signs to Run Cross Country at Georgia Southwestern

BCHS Senior Signs to Run Cross Country at Georgia Southwestern

One might say Jessi Young has done a little bit of everything when it comes to sports.  She was a member of the 2004 10 and under Cochran-Bleckley Rec. Department softball team that won state. 

In middle school, her athletic endeavors included cross country and cheerleading.  In high school, she's been a competition and game squad cheerleader, and was one of 32 finalists for the GACA All-State team this year. 

She'll be going to Lamar County Saturday for sectionals in pole vault.   As a freshman track runner, she finished eighth in state in the 3200 meter run.  She finished third in region in the 1600 meter run her junior year.

That running prowess paid off as Thursday she signed a letter of intent to run cross country at Georgia Southwestern University.  She will join brother Chase Young who is playing baseball for the Hurricanes. 

More from Interview With 65-Year-Old Shooting Victim

RAW VIDEO:  Though Phyllis Landin of Eastman still has the two bullets in her back, one close to her spine, she was energetic and walking around on Wednesday.

65-Year-Old Shooting Victim: "I'm Not Afraid Of You"

An Eastman woman says she refuses to feel like a victim after she was shot twice in the back Monday night.

"You don't make me a victim. If you have a problem with me, man up and knock on my front door. I'm not afraid of you," said 65-year-old Phyllis Jean Landin.

She says she was outside behind her apartment off Ward Street for about five minutes smoking a cigarette. She was seated on a plastic chair against a wooden fence, and when she stood up to go back inside. "Boom, boom, boom," said Landin.

"They hit me in the back, and I hit the door and the floor," she said.

There is an apparent bullet hole in the wooden fence, close to where her head would have been. Landin says she believes the shooter was aiming for her head, and missed because she just happened to stand at that moment.

"So my response is, 'Loser! You missed me," she said.