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 […]

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 […]

Middle Georgia State Prof named Governor’s Teaching Fellow

By Sheron Smith Middle Georgia State University Dr. Monica Miller, assistant professor of English at Middle Georgia State University, has been selected as a 2018-19 Governor’s Teaching Fellow for the academic year symposium program. As one of 18 faculty members from institutions of higher education across the state of Georgia, Miller was selected after a […]

You can teach your child to ride a bicycle with no fear, no tears in a weekend

By Lauren Deal Macon Community News In America, what was once considered a rite of passage for the vast majority of school-aged children is no longer a common experience. Fewer children are learning to ride a bike, despite a growing emphasis on the bicycle as an alternative mode of transportation and an abundance of bicycle-friendly […]

Macon woman turns 70, graduates

By Sheron Smith As a practical matter, Margaret Wallace didn’t “need” a college degree. Better known around these parts as Margaret Snow, her name adorned many a real-estate sign during a successful, decades-long career as an agent and broker. About 10 years ago, shortly before she turned 60, she became a compliance investigator with the […]

Rutland FCCLA earns top honors

During the summer of 2018, while many students were relaxing poolside or playing video games, members of the Rutland High School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) represented their school and organization at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. During the conference, the following students won gold medals in Students Taking […]

Middle Georgia State Cyber Knights shine in National Cyber League competitions

Guest post by Sheron Smith The Cyber Knights, a Middle Georgia State University (MGA) student club that competes in events to demonstrate cybersecurity skills and knowledge, placed in top tiers of recent National Cyber League competitions. Middle Georgia State students, all information technology majors, were divided into three teams for the competitions, which took place […]