Local churches unite to teach reading

Article contributed by Shona Howard As the pastor of Smith Street Baptist Church, Willie Finney, Jr., was keenly aware of the need to minister to all of God’s children. However, it was by the grace of God that the vision to start a tutoring program came to him through a simple conversation about barriers faced […]

Metropolis Grill serves great kabobs and Indian

As a restaurant, the name Metropolis should be familiar to many Middle Georgians. There was one on Riverside Drive in Macon that is in the process of moving into a space downtown when they finish renovating the space. There is also one in Milledgeville. My favorite, however, is the one in Warner Robins that is […]

Chess Empowerment Association to host tournament

Guest post by Shawn Shivdat from the Chess Empowerment Association. Note: this is updated from the print edition as the tournament has been moved from February 10th to February 24. Chess Empowerment Association will be hosting our Second Annual Winter Chess Tournament on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Mercer University School of Medicine. Registration […]

Even though “legal”, users of medical cannabis still face many difficulties

Article submitted with names withheld. Special thanks to State Representative Allen Peake for helping us obtain this story. We are the parents of a child with a severe seizure disorder, and since 2013 we have been fighting alongside the most amazing families for access to medical cannabis. Four legislative sessions later, two bills have passed […]