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Rev. Al Sharpton to Speak in Macon for Black History Month

Rev. Al Sharpton to Speak in Macon for Black History Month

Reverend Al Sharpton makes his way to Macon to speak for Black History Month. He'll speak at Beulahland Bible Church in Macon on Sunday, February 24 at 11 a.m.

On Sunday, February 3, Mercer University's professor Dr. Chester Fontenot, Jr.will speak at the church on Sunday, February 3 at 7:30, 9:15 and 11 a.m.

City Audit Review & State of the City

City Audit Review & State of the City


Fiscal Year 2012 Audit to be Reviewed with City Council
Public to Get State of the City in Month-Long Series

 

At a Worksession on Tuesday, January 8, Miller Edwards from Mauldin & Jenkins, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, will discuss the Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) Audit with Macon City Council. (FY12 runs from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.) The Worksession will be held in Council Chambers at City Hall beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Copies of the information provided to City Council will be available for the press ahead of the meeting, and Mayor Robert Reichert will be available for interviews following the meeting.

Mayor, Commissioner to Proclaim 'I Love Macon Day' Tuesday

Mayor, Commissioner to Proclaim 'I Love Macon Day' Tuesday

Mayor Robert Reichert and Bibb Co. Commissioner Sam Hart are slated to proclaim Tuesday, January 8, 2013 as "I Love Macon Day."

The proclamation takes place in Rosa Parks Square at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Maconites who sign the pledge write what they love about Macon.

The Top 10 Reasons People Love Macon, curated by I Love Macon's Susannah Maddux:

1. The history

2. Downtown

3. Nu-Way

4. The people

5. Specific local organizations

6. A great city to raise a family

7. So many free, fun things to do

8. Our arts scene and the creative class

9. Music

10. I love Macon because it is my home. No matter where I move or where I go, Macon is always my home. I love coming back.

Mount de Sales Academy Hosts Alumnae Christmas Breakfast

Mount de Sales Academy Hosts Alumnae Christmas Breakfast

Mount de Sales Academy hosted its Alumnae Christmas Breakfast on Friday, December 14. This annual event honors the graduates of the MDS all-girls classes.

Held in Mount de Sales Trinity House, on Macon’s registry of Historic homes, a total of 18 graduates from 1942 through 1962 gathered to celebrate the annual event. Following a delicious breakfast and fellowship, the group attended the school Christmas concert in the Zuver Performing Arts Theater where they were recognized as honored guests.

Mount de Sales Academy Hosts Annual Alumni Basketball Games

Mount de Sales Academy Hosts Annual Alumni Basketball Games

Mount de Sales Academy was proud to host its annual MDS Alumni Basketball Games on Saturday, December 22, 2013. Over 45 years of MDS graduates were represented by the alumni on hand to participate in the annual get-together and game-play.

Concert to Commemorate MLK Jr. Speech's 50th Anniversary

Concert to Commemorate MLK Jr. Speech's 50th Anniversary

 

The Gospel Corner Radio Show partners with V101.7 to present the 50th anniversary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s I Have A Dream speech.

The concert is on January 31, according to the news release.

The concert will feature the award-winning artists Vashawn Mitchell, James Fortune & Fiya, Le'Andria Johnson and Zacardi Cortez.  The event will be hosted by comedian Shucky Ducky and Middle Georgia's own Dr. Jay Terrell & Essence of Worship will also perform.  

Tickets range from $15-25.