Local veteran raises money for Okla. tornado victims
As reports of devastation and destruction from a series of violent tornadoes and floods that ripped through Oklahoma flashed on the television screen, Thomas Trawick Jr.’s heart responded.
Throughout the month of June, the Milledgeville Police Department Junior Police Explorer Academy provided an inside look at law enforcement for local participants.
Below the surface
Key Largo, Fla. is a popular destination in the Florida Keys for vacationers to relax and unwind, but for five Georgia Military College Prep students, Key Largo recently became so much more than a vacation spot.
ARF provides meaningful public service
Longtime Animal Rescue Foundation president and founder Bobbie Thompson, now serving as board treasurer, has 30 years worth of animal saving stories. Together with a local group, Thompson disbanded the old Baldwin County Humane Society and started ARF.
Music in the Grove
Central State Hospital’s pecan grove has long served as a place for community gatherings, fellowship and celebrations of various traditions.
Junior Deputy Camp offers safety training and fun to local youth
For the past several years, summer in Baldwin County has brought about opportunities for area youth to get to know local law enforcement agencies and form what is hoped to be lasting relationships with officials through the annual Junior Deputy Camp, put forth by the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO).
GED training helps CSH and city employees
The City of Milledgeville and Central State Hospital recently made an adult literacy commitment. Employee work release GED programming through Central Georgia Technical College offers a brighter future.
Local educator creates nonprofit to improve lives
When Dianna Hornsby Perdue returned from her second trip to Haiti in December 2012, she grew inspired and motivated to help make a difference in the lives of less fortunate Haitian educators, children and families. With the support of husband Jared Perdue, Dianna established her own nonprofit organization to provide L.O.V.E. (Life, Opportunity, Verse and Education) for Haiti.
American Legion Bingo hopes to have lucky number
Most would agree that Mondays are the least favorite of all the days, but Monday nights could become the luckiest night of the week.
Band director switches gears to a new calling
Baldwin High School senior band member Michael Watson put Fine Arts and Band Director Clint Raburn’s 13 years in perspective.
“I don’t think there is a student who’s come through the band program that hasn’t been touched by Mr. Raburn in some way,” Watson said. “He pushed the program further that it had ever gone and got results.”
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