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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Veronica Miller Middle Georgia and the CSRA Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the CSRA will celebrate National Family Literacy Month in November with the launch of a new program called “Good Readers.” This new effort will work to engage young minds and foster a lifelong love of reading in children. As part of the […]
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 […]
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 […]