iStroll Macon aims to strengthen parents and children physically and socially

Contributed by Mamie Simmons iStroll launched in Macon just over a year ago, aiming to change the way parents of young children approach fitness in our community. iStroll blends a full-body, 60 minute workout, incorporating children in strollers, while creating social time for parents and kids. Participating in iStroll allows parents an hour to do […]

St. Joseph’s School: Mission Moments in the Classroom

Macon Community News invites local schools to submit updates to better inform the residents of Macon and Middle Georgia about the good things happening in education. These updates are from St. Joseph’s Catholic School. St. Joseph’s Catholic School Mission Statement: St. Joseph’s Catholic School, a parish community guided by the Gospel values and Catholic tradition, is […]

St. Joseph’s School: The SJS House System

Macon Community News invites local schools to submit updates to better inform the residents of Macon and Middle Georgia about the good things happening in education. These updates are from St. Joseph’s Catholic School. The “house” system has its roots in the British school system where boarding students are divided into mixed-age groups in order to […]

Commentary: How government can speed broadband access

This editorial comes from Kelly McCutchen, the President of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and is re-posted with their permission. The GPPF is an independent think tank that proposes market-oriented approaches to public policy to improve the lives of Georgians.  Internet access is foundational in today’s economy. Lack of access can grind business to a halt […]

Welfare-to-Work Helps Georgians Up and Out of Dependency

This editorial was originally posted on the Georgia Public Policy foundation website and is used with permission. Welfare-to-Work Helps Georgians Up and Out of Dependency By Benita Dodd of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation August marks the 20th anniversary of the transformative Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act. This bipartisan welfare reform legislation signed […]

Commentary: Four rules on tinted windows

Kelly Burke, former Houston DA and attorney for Burke-Lasseter, LLC on practical rules for window tinting. Kelly’s areas of practice include criminal defense, personal injury and corporate litigation. He is the founder and moderator of Houston County Carries Concealed and Georgia Carries Concealed, pro-gun organizations found on Facebook and other social media. Kelly also writes […]