Streetline interactive percussion program enjoys community support and increased participation

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 […]

Bibb County magnet schools are accepting online applications until December 11

The online application process for the Bibb County School District’s magnet schools and programs for the 2019-2020 school year opened on Wednesday, November 14, and will remain open through December 11. After the application period closes, students will be unable to apply to enter these magnet programs for the 2019-2020 school year. The district’s magnet […]

Wesleyan College’s Mathews Athletic Center invites all Middle Georgians to experience Chinese qigong

By Kathy Malone Wesleyan College Yoga has become a well-accepted method to combine movement with mindfulness. In addition to Yoga, Qigong and Tai Chi are popular among Body and Brain practice on A campus of Wesleyan College in Macon. Tai Chi has been around Wesleyan for many years when Lisa Pang introduced the practice to […]

Middle Georgia State honors alumni

By Sheron K. Smith Middle Georgia State University Wanda Barrs, co-owner of Gully Branch Tree Farm in Bleckley County, is the 2018 recipient of the Legacy of Leadership honor, while Edward D. Lukemire, the chief judge with the Superior Court of Houston Judicial Circuit, is this year’s Outstanding Alumni in awards that the Middle Georgia […]

Bibb County School District wins Radish Award

By Abbie King Georgia Organics The Bibb County School District won the bronze recognition at the 2018 Golden Radish Awards held at the Georgia Freight Depot. The Golden Radish Award publicly recognizes Georgia school districts for exhibiting best practices in farm to school programs, such as local food procurement, exposing students to new foods through […]

Org helps Parkinson patients

By Gil Thelen Me-Over-PD Foundation The Me-Over-PD Foundation (MOPD) seeks Middle Georgia Parkinson’s Disease sufferers willing to wage total war against their condition. Four dozen area Parkies worked together in 2018 to learn about, and take effective action against, the neurological malady. The group is ongoing, meeting quarterly. I am president of MOPD, a Middle […]

Goodwill recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

By Veronica Miller Goodwill of Middle Georgia In recognition of the vital role performed by workers with disabilities, Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the CSRA commemorates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) this month. This observance highlights the important role played by workers with disabilities in enhancing workplace diversity. This year’s NDEAM theme is “America’s […]