Road to college begins early

By Sadie LackeyCAES College acceptance is not typically at the top of a middle school student’s to-do list, but preparation for higher education should begin somewhere between after-school practice and math homework at this age. Believe it or not, students should be thinking of their future career paths before they tackle high school, said Katie […]

By Emily Akins Macon Community News Overnight on January 20th, 2019, a rare lunar event will take place, and Maconites will have a prime view. This event combines three lunar marvels: a supermoon, a blood moon, and a total lunar eclipse during the first full moon of January. A supermoon is known as a “perigee […]

Local sorority chapter to host pageant

Lauren Deal Macon Community News The Alpha Rho Chapter of Lamda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., is hosting the Miss “I Am Beautiful” Pageant on March 16, 2019, for any Bibb County girl in grades 6-8. Pageant coordinator Shana Johnson Burton will lead an informational meeting for interested girls and their parents on Saturday, November 10, […]

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 […]

Massee Lane Gardens to host 4th annual camellia workshop

Massee Lane Gardens will host its 4th Annual Middle Georgia Camellia Workshop on Saturday, January 27, 2018, just in time for the peak blooming season for camellias. Through hands-on workshops taught by master gardeners, workshop participants will learn how to cultivate camellias, including planting, waxing, and grafting of camellias. One of the most popular workshops […]

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 […]

Middle Georgia State University Award Student Leaders

Warner Robins, Ga. – Middle Georgia State University hosted a ceremony honoring thirty-eight students for their noteworthy commitment, dedication, and overall achievements contributed to their student body organizations during the 2016-2017 school year. The ceremony was held April 12,2017, in the Student Success Center on the Warner Robins campus. The décor of the ceremony was artfully […]