Farm to table is a concept that will Grow on you

By Doug DealMacon Community News If you don’t know already know where it is, it can be challenging to spot this month’s featured local restaurant. Even if you have GPS running, you may easily overlook it. Since the restaurant is nestled between an electrical power sub-station and a chiropractor’s office, your first instinct might be [...]

Macon Writers Group publishes anthology

By Alexandria BrooksMiddle Georgia State University In 2009, shortly after taking a faculty position in the English department of what is now Middle Georgia State University, Dr. Shane Trayers founded the Macon Writers Group to create a community for writers living in the region. “Before I moved here, I had a pretty supportive community of [...]

Spillers Orthodontics opens new Macon office

By Eden TomberlinSpillers Orthodontics Spillers Orthodontics celebrated the opening of its new, state-of-the-art Macon office on Friday, March 15, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new building is the first in an area that will be developed into a professional office park. Spillers Orthodontics and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon on their [...]

Power washing tips for a clean exterior

Middle Georgia residents have experienced significant rainfalls since last summer, and with the wet weather comes mold and mildew on our homes, patios, walkways, and driveways. I’ve recently seen Gleam Power Washing ads, and I wanted the opportunity to speak to David Gentle, who leads this new division of Gleam Cleaning Pros. In preparation for [...]

Buckner’s wins fried chicken showdown

By Doug Deal Macon Community News Fried chicken is the ultimate comfort food. When it is crispy, juicy, and seasoned to perfection, this dish can please anyone except a dyed-in-the-wool vegan. Unfortunately, great bone-in fried chicken can be hard to find. Because of the breading and deep frying, fried chicken runs a-fowl (pun intended) of [...]

County wins SeeClickFix awards

By Chris FlooreMacon-Bibb County For 2018, Macon-Bibb County has been ranked in the Top 10 of most engaged and most responsive local governments by SeeClickFix. The announcement was made in a web post on the SeeClickFix website in early February. The most engaged local governments were determined by the number of requests per capita submitted [...]

Riverside Cemetery spring spirit stroll

By Cowan Merritt Guest Contributor Stroll among a Victorian rural garden, an oasis of greenery and calm in the midst of a bustling, modern Southern city at Historic Riverside Cemetery & Conservancy. In one of Georgia’s most exclusive underground clubs, you’ll learn many secrets and stories of those buried there. Discover the beauty, landscape, and [...]