Woman’s body found in backyard of vacant Macon home

UPDATE: Follow-up on autopsy report from Aug. 21


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By Carl Lewis


Friday, Aug. 20, 2010

Breaking news – Crime reports

A woman’s body was discovered in the backyard of a vacant south Macon home Thursday afternoon.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones said police received an anonymous call about 2 p.m. that a fully-clothed, dark-haired white woman in her late 30s or early 40s was lying dead in the bushes at 1284 Glendale Ave., near Houston Avenue. She had severe lacerations on her body from what appeared to be dog bites and had been dead for between six and eight hours, Jones said. Continue reading

Outside the big box


Outside the big box

Macon Mall turns to arts, entertainment to fill empty space

By Carl Lewis


Thursday, Jun. 18, 2009

Instead of showcasing his art in a downtown gallery like other artists, Michael Paul has chosen a different, less obvious place to share his work: the Macon Mall.

Paul is taking part in a new program called Artspace, which, along with a laser golf course, is one of the mall’s recent efforts to help reinvent itself.

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