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Possible Electrocution Death in Putnam County

Over the weekend, a Macon woman died in Putnam County .

The county's sheriff says the cause of death isn't official, but the doctors he spoke he say they believe 25-year-old Devin Powers died by electrocution.

Howard Sills says Powers was visiting her friend Kristi Williams when the two decided go swimming in Lake Sinclair at 106 Bluegill Run. The sheriff says the owner of the home lives in Macon and did not know they were there.

When Powers tried to pull herself out of the water and onto the dock, which was under construction, she grabbed an outlet box that was mounted onto a piece of wood. Sills said it was also possible she could've grabbed a piece of frayed wire near the outlet box.

Williams pulled Powers off the box, receiving a jolt herself, and held her head above water until neighbors arrived to pull her on land and start CPR.

Sills said doctors pronounced Powers dead at the hospital. Williams was not injured.

Supporter, Opponent Discuss T-SPLOST

Interest and questions grow around a proposed one-cent transportation sales tax--or T-SPLOST--on the July 31 ballot.

It's predicted to generate more than $750 million for 11 Central Georgia counties over a ten-year period.

Those counties -- Bibb, Houston, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Twiggs, Crawford, Baldwin, Jones, Putnam, and Wilkinson -- will vote as a single district.

That means either they'll all approve it, or none of them will.

State Representative Bubber Epps supports the T-SPLOST and local Sierra Club spokesman Lindsay Holliday says he'll vote no.

Both joined Randall Savage in the 13WMAZ studio during Eyewitness News at 6.

Explaining the Regional Transportation SPLOST

Wednesday on Eyewitness News Mornin', 13WMAZ's Randall Savage talked to Georgia State Senator Cecil Staton about what would have to happen for an eleven county Central Georgia region to collect a regional transportation tax.

If approved, Staton says it could generate more than $748 million to fund transportation projects in the Middle Georgia Regional Commission's 11 counties.

Those counties include Bibb, Houston, Baldwin, Crawford, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Pulaski, Twiggs, and Wilkinson.

Staton says collection would begin on Jan. 1, 2013.

Voters will decide on the issue July 31.

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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Fans May Be Barred from Hancock-Warren Rematch

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- The two Georgia high school football teams involved in a post-game brawl that left a coach severely injured are scheduled to face each other again, but a school official insists on several conditions.

The Augusta Chronicle reports that Warren County Superintendent Carole Jean Carey wants the game with Hancock Central played with no fans, though parents of players and school officials could attend.

The superintendent doesn't want the player accused of hitting Warren County coach David Daniel to play in the game, and said her team would forfeit if all the stipulations aren't met.

Daniel suffered crushed bones in his face and had metal plates implanted in his head following his team's 21-2 win over Hancock Central on Oct. 14.

Georgia Agency Wants Your Photos

ATLANTA (AP) -- A Georgia agency is looking for original photos that show off "hidden gems" from historic downtown areas in the state.

The state Historic Preservation Division is sponsoring its third photo contest during Preservation Month in May. The agency is asking Georgians to send in photos of historic downtown office buildings, courthouses, churches, parks and streetscapes that reflect the theme "Discovering Georgia's Hidden Gems."

Entries must be received by May 24. Photos will be judged based in creativity, choice of subject and composition. The winner will be awarded an annual membership to the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and a copy of the book "Madison: A Classic Southern Town."

More information is available on the Historic Preservation Division's website: www.georgiashpo.org.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Find Out Where You Can Go Easter Egg Hunting

Find Out Where You Can Go Easter Egg Hunting

April 7, 1-3pm: Warner Robins Easter Extravaganza - Everyone is invited to the Easter Extravaganza on Saturday, April 7 hosted by Agape Outreach Ministries. That's at Fountain Park from 1-3 p.m. in Warner Robins! Each year Agape hosts an Easter event for the entire community.

April 7, 11am - 1pm: Byron Baptist Church Egg Hunt - Community members can head over to an egg hunt in Byron at Byron Baptist Church on Saturday, April 7. The egg hunt is from 11-1. The egg hunt also features bouncy activities, snow cones, pizza and cotton candy.

April 7 Centerpoint Church Egg Hunt - Saturday event is at North Peach Park in Byron @ 2:30pm
-Egg Hunt w/ over 1,500 eggs
-Bring a picnic food item to share
-Playground & Shaded Pavilion