Local law firm awards scholarship

By Courtney Singer Law Offices of Buzzell, Welsh & Hill The Law Offices of Buzzell, Welsh & Hill, a personal injury law firm in Macon, recently announced the winner of its 2019 college scholarship program. The firm will award a $2,500 educational scholarship to Adrian Robert Thomas, Jr. Adrian, a third-year student at the University […]

County wins SeeClickFix awards

By Chris FlooreMacon-Bibb County For 2018, Macon-Bibb County has been ranked in the Top 10 of most engaged and most responsive local governments by SeeClickFix. The announcement was made in a web post on the SeeClickFix website in early February. The most engaged local governments were determined by the number of requests per capita submitted […]

Macon-Bibb County’s Director of Parks and Beautification wins Solar Advocate Award

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. […]

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 […]

Macon girl competes in pageant

The International Sunburst Pageant is held in Atlanta in July every year to culminate the pageant season. Each contestant competes in varies categories for a chance to win trophies, crowns, but most importantly scholarship money. The top prize is a $10,000 savings bond! This year Laila Lumpkin Faison competed in the 5-6 year old Pee […]