Massee Lane celebrates their silver anniversary

By Camille Bielby Massee Lane Gardens Massee Lane Gardens celebrates a half-century as one of the most prized camellia gardens in the nation, thanks to the generosity of David Coleman Strother of Fort Valley, Georgia. The central Georgia businessman guaranteed the future of the American Camellia Society when he deeded his private seven-acre camellia garden […]

Wesleyan College’s Mathews Athletic Center invites all Middle Georgians to experience Chinese qigong

By Kathy Malone Wesleyan College Yoga has become a well-accepted method to combine movement with mindfulness. In addition to Yoga, Qigong and Tai Chi are popular among Body and Brain practice on A campus of Wesleyan College in Macon. Tai Chi has been around Wesleyan for many years when Lisa Pang introduced the practice to […]

Cannonball House hosts fall candlelight tour

By Lauren Deal Macon Community News The Cannonball House offers one of Macon’s most entertaining historical experiences, combining beautiful Greek Revival architecture, period furnishings, and fascinating stories of the past. Built in 1853 for Judge Asa Holt, Macon architect Elam Alexander designed the home as a retirement residence for the judge and his wife at […]

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 […]

Tattnall Tigers compete in team tennis tourney

Guest post by Robin Bateman The other weekend, when many Middle Georgians were diving into backyard swimming pools, splashing down a slide at Sandy Beach Park, tubing down the Ocmulgee River, or staying cool inside an air-conditioned movie theater, over one hundred juniors grabbed their tennis racquets to compete in a three-day weekend team tennis […]