Rutland High School FCCLA students lead at national convention

By Stephanie HartleyBibb County School District Paige Riser and Sabrina Rutledge, two students from Rutland High School, competed in the National STAR Event Competition at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference. Rutland High School’s chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the National Leadership Conference (NLC) in Anaheim, California, from June 30th […]

Buckner’s wins fried chicken showdown

By Doug Deal Macon Community News Fried chicken is the ultimate comfort food. When it is crispy, juicy, and seasoned to perfection, this dish can please anyone except a dyed-in-the-wool vegan. Unfortunately, great bone-in fried chicken can be hard to find. Because of the breading and deep frying, fried chicken runs a-fowl (pun intended) of […]

Glass artist crafts commemorative art

By Lauren Deal Macon Community News On the day after Christmas, in 2014, I received a call from my brother telling me that our father had passed away. My family had just been gathered at my house for the holiday. On Christmas Eve, my father interacted with his grandchildren and with friends who came to […]

Ricky’s Taco Shop has enormous burritos, small price

Driving down Mercer University Drive, next to Ken’s Audio and Video, is an unassuming little shack that reminds one of an old Photomat. It’s actually a Mexican restaurant that serves up delicious tacos, burritos and hotdogs. For my first time, I ordered the eponymous Ricky’s Burrito. Like all of their burritos, this beast is a […]

Jade Morey leaving Houston County, heading to McDuffie

Article Courtesy Forward McDuffie The Forward McDuffie Board of Governors has selected Jade Morey as their new president and chief executive officer. The seasoned economic development professional currently serves as director of existing industry and marketing for the Houston County Development Authority in Perry. The announcement of the executive director comes as a part of […]

St. Joseph’s School: The SJS House System

Macon Community News invites local schools to submit updates to better inform the residents of Macon and Middle Georgia about the good things happening in education. These updates are from St. Joseph’s Catholic School. The “house” system has its roots in the British school system where boarding students are divided into mixed-age groups in order to […]