Macon man driven by his faith to quilt

By Lauren Deal Macon Community News Looking at Charles Cheek’s beautiful, handmade quilts, it’s hard to imagine that he never picked up a sewing needle before 2010. He practiced taekwondo, rode motorcycles, and raised a tomboy in his daughter, Jessica, who shares his goofball personality, but he didn’t try handcrafting textiles until a dream guided […]

Bike Tech is Macon’s hometown cycle shop

Bike Tech is located in a small retail strip on Vineville Avenue. Large bicycles line up invitingly under the front awning, paper tickets attached to their handlebars announcing that they are for sale. The front windows on either side of the entryway are plastered with stickers for various cycling products and manufacturers, local restaurants, and […]

Pizza place purveys perfect pies

Pizza preferences are a very personal thing. The thickness of the crust, the firmness of the crust, the selection of toppings, the density and flavor of the sauce, and the amount of cheese are only parts of the equation that makes a “good” pizza. For everyone the answer is different. Maconites are lucky to have […]

Real estate photographer shoots dream homes

Robin Gatti, Bibb County resident, mother, and owner of Robin Gatti Photography, is all about professional real estate photography. She has been photographing homes for sale, businesses, interior decorator show rooms, renovated homes and anything else real estate-related throughout Middle Georgia for the last 10 years. “I had always wanted to do photography but could […]

Gleam cleans homes for cancer patients

As summer fades into fall, teachers, staff, and students return to classrooms across Middle Georgia, families across the region are gearing up for hectic schedules of car pool, homework, and extracurricular activities. Before long, the rainy summer of 2018 will be behind us all, and the holidays will be looming ahead of us. Let’s face […]

Your appetite for wings will take flight at Francar’s

These days, wing places are everywhere, and if a restaurant isn’t a wing place, they probably still serve chicken wings. Although chicken wings may have become ubiquitous, the quality varies widely, as does the method of preparation. Run-of-the-mill wings are not only a disappointment but also a waste of money. The price of chicken wings […]