Pilot International comes together in friendship and service

Nestled in the furthest northern reaches of Bibb County, between the Academy of Classical Education and the Monroe County line is the headquarters of Pilot International. The multi-national service organization was founded in Macon in 1921 by Elizabeth Leonard and 40 local businesswomen. The organization was a female answer to Rotary International and Lion’s Club, […]

Spring is strawberry season at Elliott Farms

With the beginning of April, it looks as if Middle Georgia has finally left winter behind. While the nights are still cool and dewy, the daytime temperatures have warmed pleasantly, and the skies have been blue. At long last, it’s spring—and springtime is strawberry time in Middle Georgia! If you’ve only ever eaten strawberries bought […]

SJS Students donate to children’s hospital

Guest post by Debra Harrison During Catholic Schools Week ( January 29 – February 2) students at Saint Joseph’s Catholic School in Macon collected band aids for the Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital. The student body also held a Penny War to raise money for the Child Life Services of The Beverly Knight Olson Children’s […]

La Bella Morelia serves great enchiladas

Right at the intersection of Poplar Street and Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard is a recent addition to downtown Macon’s restaurant scene. Anyone familiar with Smiley’s Flea Market on the south side may recognize the name La Bella Morelia, but for those who aren’t already acquainted with their business, they serve authentic Mexican food. If […]