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Central, Howard Seniors Receive National Merit, National Achievement Awards

Central, Howard Seniors Receive National Merit, National Achievement Awards

The National Merit Scholarship Program and the National Achievement Scholarship Program are programs of academic competition for both recognition and scholarships. High school students enter the program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

Bragg Jam bands announced

Bragg Jam bands announced

The Bragg Jam board announces some of the bands scheduled to perform for the 2014 Bragg Jam Concert Crawl in downtown Macon.

Tickets go on sale May 1 at braggjam.org

The Saturday, July 26 crawl features the following bands (more bands to be announced at a later date):

Cherry Blossom Festival officially opens Friday

Cherry Blossom Festival officially opens Friday

It's time to wear pink in honor of Macon's Cherry Blossom Festival.

The official opening ceremony kicks off the festival Friday, March 21 at 11:30 a.m. at Central City Park.

Then, festival-goers can enjoy trolley tours, cemetery spirit strolls, a military ball, lantern tours and a concert, all on Friday.

Soapbox Derby calling for car submissions

Soapbox Derby calling for car submissions

Magnolia Street Soapbox Derby calls for car submissions for this year's race. This year's event is on Saturday, April 12 at noon.

Full Details: Soapbox Derby Submissions

Hutchings Culinary Arts Team advances to state competition

Hutchings Culinary Arts Team advances to state competition

Hutchings Career Center's Culinary Arts program has advanced to state competition after winning first place at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Regional Competition on Saturday, March 1.

The Hutchings team, under the direction of Culinary Arts teacher Chef Leslie Hurdle, defeated teams from Houston, Muscogee and Dougherty counties. The competition took place at the FCCLA's Camp John Hope in Fort Valley.

Hutchings students Holly Carter, Jose Rodriguez and Romeo Wright will compete in the FCCLA state finals in Athens March 20-22.

Think Pink Saturday!

Think Pink Saturday!

Have no fear if you missed having your car amped for the Cherry Blossom Festival last weekend.

"Think Pink" happens again and you can stop by to have your car readied this Saturday at 1979 Riverside Drive between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

While your car is painted, you can also meet Petals, the festival mascot and the Cherry Blossom Festival royalty.

More details: Think Pink car painting

 

Think Pink Saturday!

Think Pink Saturday!

Think pink and have your car painted pink for the upcoming Cherry Blossom Festival this Saturday at 1979 Riverside Drive.

You can join in for the Think Pink Kickoff from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

While your car is painted, you can also meet Petals, the festival mascot and the Cherry Blossom Festival royalty.

More details: Think Pink car painting