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Faulty wiring could be to blame for the complete loss of a doublewide trailer yesterday afternoon in Warner Robins. The blaze on New Castle Drive was reported just after 5:30; in less than ten minutes the entire structure will completely engulfed in flames. Investigators will now work to determine exactly what caused the tragedy; meanwhile the Red Cross is assisting the seven people left homeless.
They’re still counting the cash, but officials with the Museum of Aviation Foundation say they think well over $100,000 was raised at this weekend’s 27th Annual Auction and Raffle. Over a thousand people turned out to benefit education programs at the museum. In all, over 400 items were put up for bid in the silent auction – a brand new car was raffled off as well. 40 local eateries also participated in the annual Taste of Local Cuisine. It’s the second largest annual fundraising effort at the Museum.
It was once a depot, then an air logistics center – tomorrow workers at Robins will be reporting to a newly designated Air Logistics Complex. During a special ceremony set for Tuesday, the installation will officially change its title, and its reporting structure. Also gone - the 402nd Maintenance Wing and some 500 jobs. It’s all a part of an Air Force wide reorganization plan aimed at cutting operational costs and streaming efficiency.
Warner Robins City Council meeting this afternoon starting with the group’s work session at 4pm. Among items on the agenda – a change to the animal control ordinance, a resolution dealing with surplus city property, and a rezoning affecting property of NAMI-Central Georgia. Council also recognizing the efforts of Miss WR Outstanding Teen Carmen Fosky and Miss WR Courtney Walker.
Police in Macon trying to piece together what happened to a man who was found bleeding from his face and head on Vineville Avenue. The grisly discovery made Saturday morning, the victim now in a coma at the Medical Center of Central Georgia. Any one with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.
Governor Nathan Deal will be back in Middle Georgia tomorrow. He’ll be greeting folks at a fundraiser reception for State Senator Cecil Staton from 11:30 to 1 at Mercer’s University Center. For more information call 361-2737.