By Emily Akins Macon Community News On any given day, you can visit the PetSmart on Eisenhower Road in Macon and find a handful of adorable, loving cats lounging on cushions or napping in perches in the windowed nook known as “the Cat Room.” From kittens to mature adults, playful personalities to serene and sleepy, […]
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. […]
By Naomi Rosan A-OK Portables & Waste Services For the second year running, A-OK Portables & Waste Services is a Gold-Level Sponsor of the Cantrell Run, organized by the Cantrell Center in Warner Robins. The 11th Annual Cantrell Center 5K & Fun Run has been educating those interested in taking the first steps toward better […]
By Faith JacksonContributor Elijah Rutland was the featured presenter at the State of Minnesota’s 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Youth Rally. The Youth Rally, which was held at St. Paul’s Ordway Music Theatre on Monday, January 21, 2019, is a statewide event that has been hosted by The Governor’s Council on the Martin Luther […]
By Jim Beall Beall Financial Planning A good habit is worth a fortune. If you haven’t implemented these three habits in your life now is an opportune time to do so. The first habit is to know where your money comes from and where it goes every month and year. Keeping your expenses lower than […]
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.