Blue Star dedication becomes first in its class
When Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery Director Russell Feagin approved the Milledgeville Garden Club Council’s Blue Star Marker request, the beginning of a first-class dedication project was under way and continues to stretch further than anyone could have imagined.
Longtime children’s librarian places final book on shelf
Over the past 34 years, Anne Moore has developed many children’s programs to instill the love of books and reading in youth at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library. Now the community and the familiar, grown-up faces she once read to are bidding farewell as she prepares for retirement.
Movie extra excited to premiere in historical film
Sharneka Waller, 31, always gravitated toward the spotlight in front of the camera. The Milledgeville native got her break last summer when the movie “42” filmed in Macon during a three-week timeframe.
Filmmaker's Milledgeville relocation all about feeding the soul
The Los Angeles acting dream doesn't work out for most aspiring movie stars. Success and monetary gains end up in the hands of a minuscule percentage.
Peaceful Pet Crematory provides final rest for pets
Pets hold a special place in every pet owner’s heart. When a beloved pet dies, it can feel like losing a member of the family and saying goodbye can be painful.
Weathering the storm
The spirits of Church Central’s congregation can’t be kept down and neither can the community pulling together to fix what Mother Nature nearly destroyed.
Resident pulp writer wins best novel
Today’s real world still needs heroes. Barry Reese’s pulp fiction novels force inspiring characters to stand up to darkness.
Georgia College shares the art of printmaking
Printmaking is an age-old tradition with variations that date back centuries to Europe and Asia. Its techniques such as woodcutting, engraving and etching require great patience, skill and a masterful hand and eye.
Georgia College students generate poverty awareness
Of the children in Baldwin County, 35 percent under the age of 18 are raised in a household at or below the poverty level. Various Georgia College organizations hope to bring awareness to the university and extended community about the local poverty rate and homelessness and ways to give back to the needy as part of ONE Week.
Volunteer fire station proud of duty and facility
Firefighters responded to more than 1,300 calls last year, according to Baldwin County fire chief Troy Reynolds. These volunteer and full-time individuals provide first responder manpower for nearly every imaginable emergency event.
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