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Frank Malloy says his wife's condition improving

Frank Malloy says his wife's condition improving

Our colleague Frank Malloy says that his wife Marilyn's condition is improving after she was critically injured in a car crash and doctors are satisfied with her progress.

And he said: "our family remains overwhelmed by the continued support of so many wonderful people in Central Georgia. We feel truly blessed!!"

Frank told us that Marilyn had surgery Tuesday for a broken leg and that it went well.

She was injured Monday afternoon when her car left the northbound lane of Rivoli Drive, went down an embankment and hit a tree.

It happened near Wesleyan Drive.

Marilyn Malloy is being treated at the Medical Center.


Hundreds in Jones, Macon lose power in storms

Hundreds in Jones, Macon lose power in storms

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At one point Monday evening, a strong line of storms knocked out power to as many as 1400 Georgia Power customers around Macon and in Jones County.

The area off Ingleside Drive was one of them. It experienced as many as 700 outages at one point.

People who live there told us they were doing the best they could to work around the darkness. As of midnight, Georgia Power's online outage map shows 680 customers in Bibb and parts of Jones County without power.

Most of them are in that Ingleside area.

Severe t-storm warning: Baldwin, Jones, Putnam

Severe t-storm warning: Baldwin, Jones, Putnam

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Laurens, Twiggs and Wilkinson counties

The National Weather Service Doppler indicated a severe thunderstorm that could produce quarter-sized hail and damaging winds up to 60 m.p.h. The storm was located a Irwinton, moving south at 20 m.p.h.

These storms were located about ten miles northeast of Sparta to Devereux and moving southeast at about 25 m.p.h.


Free McDonald's coffee for two weeks

Free McDonald's coffee for two weeks


If you like to start your morning off with a cup of coffee, you can get one for free for the next couple of weeks.

McDonald's is offering customers nationwide a free small cup of McCafe coffee for two weeks.

The promotion starts today at participating locations.

Customers can only get the free coffee during regular breakfast hours.
The offer from McDonald's comes as fast food competitor Taco Bell rolled out its first breakfast menu last week.


Free pancakes at IHOP today

Free pancakes at IHOP today


Flip for flapjacks today!

Why? Because it's IHOP's annual National Pancake Day and they're free.

In return for a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes, guests are asked to consider leaving a donation for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals or other designated local charities.

National Pancake Day has raised nearly $13 million to support charities, since 2006.

How are you celebrating the day? Show us what you're eating at Your Take.


Jones County schools dismiss early Tuesday

Jones County schools dismiss early Tuesday

Jones County Schools - Students will be dismissed at 1 p.m. Tuesday. No announcement on Wednesday.

Parade routes through Central Georgia

Parade routes through Central Georgia

Santa will have a busy weekend! He's coming to town in the parade.

Find out when and where to greet him in your neck of the woods on his parade route.

Macon: Sunday at 3 p.m. on Cherry Street

Warner Robins: Saturday at 10 a.m. down Watson Blvd. (Al Roker and his wife will grand marshal.)

Perry: Saturday, 4 p.m. on General Courtney Hodges Blvd.

Centerville: Lighted parade at 7 p.m. Saturday

Forsyth: Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.

Rhine: Saturday at 3 p.m.

Bolingbroke: Saturday at 3 p.m. downtown

Milledgeville: 3 p.m. Sunday, downtown

Gray: Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.

Byron: Saturday, 1 p.m.