Riverside Cemetery spring spirit stroll

By Cowan Merritt Guest Contributor Stroll among a Victorian rural garden, an oasis of greenery and calm in the midst of a bustling, modern Southern city at Historic Riverside Cemetery & Conservancy. In one of Georgia’s most exclusive underground clubs, you’ll learn many secrets and stories of those buried there. Discover the beauty, landscape, and [...]

La Bella Morelia serves superb Mexican

By Doug Deal Macon Community News Living in Macon and Middle Georgia, there are many options for Mexican food that run the gamut of both quality and variety. At our paper, we do not obsess over “authenticity” since that is for the native chefs of the regions represented to debate. We just appreciate good food, [...]

Helms College graduates are ready for work force

By Angi Harben Goodwill Industries Final quarter graduates from the Macon campus of Helms College donned caps and gowns for their commencement ceremonies, attended by family members and friends at Anderson Conference Center on January 17, 2019. With programs in Health Services and Hospitality and the Culinary Arts, Helms College earned its national accreditation in [...]

Macon-Bibb County’s Director of Parks and Beautification wins Solar Advocate Award

By Chris Floore Macon-Bibb County Macon-Bibb County’s Director of Parks and Beautification, and Vice Chairman of the Jones County Board of Commissioners, Sam Kitchens received the 2018 Solar Advocate Award from the Georgia Solar Energy Association on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at the organization’s annual Holiday Celebration. Sam Kitchens, Macon-Bibb Director of Parks and Beautification. [...]

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 [...]