By Dr. Shelia Shah Macon Smiles Feeling guilty about how long it has been since you last saw a dentist? How long HAS it been? Do you avoid this vital part of your family’s health? Dr. Sheila Shah, DMD Let’s face it. You know you should. But often you don’t. Yet there’s no need to […]
By Emily Akins Macon Community News Overnight on January 20th, 2019, a rare lunar event will take place, and Maconites will have a prime view. This event combines three lunar marvels: a supermoon, a blood moon, and a total lunar eclipse during the first full moon of January. A supermoon is known as a “perigee […]
By Jim BeallBeall Financial Planning My son is in elementary school and participates in Cub Scouts. In the last two years, he will have made two significant transitions in his young life. In school, fourth grade is where students generally transition from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.” It is a difficult transition for […]
By Mel Redd Contributor The Douglass Theatre is pleased to announce the Historically Black College and University Arts Series. The HBCU Arts Series is an ongoing cultural program to highlight the history and value of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, to foster greater public appreciation for their historical legacies, and to provide an outlet for […]
By Camille Bielby Massee Lane Gardens Massee Lane Gardens celebrates a half-century as one of the most prized camellia gardens in the nation, thanks to the generosity of David Coleman Strother of Fort Valley, Georgia. The central Georgia businessman guaranteed the future of the American Camellia Society when he deeded his private seven-acre camellia garden […]
In the men’s recovery program, they are each given responsibility and held to the accountability for their own actions. The integrity of these guys is being built with a strong foundation of God’s word and self-worth being instilled by the people who work there and the friends and family who visit.
By Sherron SmithMiddle Georgia State University At age 7, Paul Johnson mimicked bird paintings while taking art lessons. Now, he’s channeled his creativity into publishing books about them. Johnson, Student Success Center coordinator at Middle Georgia State University’s Macon Campus, gave a talk at November’s Ocmulgee Audubon Society (OAS) meeting about the history of birding […]
As 2019 quickly approaches, if we’re not careful, we can become like this young man trying all we can to stop a speeding train from crashing, just to arrive at the point of throwing our hands up and expecting the inevitable. Hope becomes distant, honesty seems far-fetched, and our future starts looking bleak.
By Veronica MillerGoodwill of Middle Georgia Veronica Brandon Miller and Denisia Franklin from Goodwill of Middle Georgia are taking their feel-good message to the airwaves with a new radio show, “Tell Me Something Good.” The segment, which airs on Wednesdays on 100.9 The Creek at 8:00 a.m., focuses on the good that is happening in […]
So maybe this is a good year to consider giving those intangible “things” which they say money can’t buy – and which won’t later add to the landfill.
By Amy Bell Office of the Circuit Public Defender Each year since 2014, the Juvenile Division of the Macon Judicial Circuit’s Office of the Circuit Public Defender has tried to reach some of the struggling families we have served. Our goal is to provide these families with presents, food, Christmas trees, books, art sets and/or […]
By Charlene Griffin-Walker CEO/Co-founder at Streetline Streetline is a free year-round, comprehensive 501c3 percussion program. Over the past nine years, Streetline Percussion ENT has been providing 30-50+ inner-city youths from our surrounding community with new avenues of living, learning, and self-expression through music. We are an interactive percussion program emphasizing music education and performance as […]
By Regina Davis Macon Roving Listeners I believe that we can all agree that this has been quite a tumultuous year throughout these great United States. We have had many personal and collective challenges that we have had to overcome. The simple fact that we are right here, right now lets us know that we […]