Road to college begins early

By Sadie LackeyCAES College acceptance is not typically at the top of a middle school student’s to-do list, but preparation for higher education should begin somewhere between after-school practice and math homework at this age. Believe it or not, students should be thinking of their future career paths before they tackle high school, said Katie […]

Rutland High School FCCLA students lead at national convention

By Stephanie HartleyBibb County School District Paige Riser and Sabrina Rutledge, two students from Rutland High School, competed in the National STAR Event Competition at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference. Rutland High School’s chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the National Leadership Conference (NLC) in Anaheim, California, from June 30th […]

Local law firm awards scholarship

By Courtney Singer Law Offices of Buzzell, Welsh & Hill The Law Offices of Buzzell, Welsh & Hill, a personal injury law firm in Macon, recently announced the winner of its 2019 college scholarship program. The firm will award a $2,500 educational scholarship to Adrian Robert Thomas, Jr. Adrian, a third-year student at the University […]

Rock Candy Tours offer musical view of Macon

By Jamie Weatherford Rock Candy Tours, LLC Rock Candy Tours is a music history tour that focuses on downtown Macon. Although there are common elements of the tours, each one is unique. Most of the tours require 24-hour advanced reservations, although additional notice may be prudent for private events. “Rock, roll and stroll through Macon’s […]

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 […]

Macon-Bibb County’s Director of Parks and Beautification wins Solar Advocate Award

By Chris Floore Macon-Bibb County Macon-Bibb County’s Director of Parks and Beautification, and Vice Chairman of the Jones County Board of Commissioners, Sam Kitchens received the 2018 Solar Advocate Award from the Georgia Solar Energy Association on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at the organization’s annual Holiday Celebration. Sam Kitchens, Macon-Bibb Director of Parks and Beautification. […]