SJS Students donate to children’s hospital

Guest post by Debra Harrison During Catholic Schools Week ( January 29 – February 2) students at Saint Joseph’s Catholic School in Macon collected band aids for the Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital. The student body also held a Penny War to raise money for the Child Life Services of The Beverly Knight Olson Children’s […]

Middle Georgia Fisk Alumni Association to honor community champions

Guest post by Mel Redd Many individuals in the Middle Georgia area contribute their time, effort, leadership, and generosity to the community. On March 17, 2018, the Middle Georgia Fisk Alumni Association will recognize such individuals who have shown exemplary service, selfless giving, and commitment to their profession. The 2nd Annual “Tribute to Middle Georgia […]

Local churches unite to teach reading

Article contributed by Shona Howard As the pastor of Smith Street Baptist Church, Willie Finney, Jr., was keenly aware of the need to minister to all of God’s children. However, it was by the grace of God that the vision to start a tutoring program came to him through a simple conversation about barriers faced […]

Chess Empowerment Association to host tournament

Guest post by Shawn Shivdat from the Chess Empowerment Association. Note: this is updated from the print edition as the tournament has been moved from February 10th to February 24. Chess Empowerment Association will be hosting our Second Annual Winter Chess Tournament on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Mercer University School of Medicine. Registration […]