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.”
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.
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