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Bibb Co. Students Recognized for Book Artwork

Few things spark creativity in a child like a good book.

The Middle Georgia Regional Library is taking the magic of reading one step further, by honoring students for their visual interpretations of their favorite books.

"The Art of Reading" is a collaborative project, held by The Middle Georgia Regional Library and Bibb County Schools.

Four students were honored in the fourth annual contest,
which celebrates student literacy and creativity.

Ten Bibb Students Selected as Finalists for 2013 Governor's Honors Program

Ten Bibb Students Selected as Finalists for 2013 Governor's Honors Program

Ten District students were selected to participate in the 2013 Governor’s Honors Program.

Governor’s Honors is an annual four-week summer enrichment program for talented rising high school juniors and seniors, and is held at Valdosta State University. While there, students share the same commitment to learning and are given the opportunity to interact and exchange ideas under the guidance of the best instructors from around the state.

“The Governor’s Honors Program gives our highest performing students an opportunity to extend the depth of their learning according to their area of interest and expertise,” said Dr. Tandi Pressley, the District’s Director of Gifted/Advanced Academics.

Two Mercer Medical Students Featured in Documentary

The documentary discusses a concern that there is a lack of primary care doctors. A 2011 and 1986 Mercer medical alum are featured in the documentary, "Primary Concern." The show airs on Georgia Public Broadcasting at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Grant to Showcase Macon's Highlights for Business Leaders

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia, through the Knight Neighborhood Challenge, has awarded $5,400 to Koryn Young for the College Hill FAM Tour. This event will help introduce people who work in Human Resources at our area's largest employers to the benefits of living downtown and InTown so that they can be advocates when they have new employees moving to town.

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia, through the Knight Neighborhood Challenge, has awarded 101 grants totaling more than $1.9 million to improve the College Hill Corridor over the past three years.

Local Artist to Create 10-Foot "I Love Macon" Sculpture

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia, through the Knight Neighborhood Challenge, has awarded $10,000 to Jamie Ragan for I Heart Macon: Creating the Icon* Local artist, Jamie Ragan, will create a 10-foot metal sculpture of the I Love Macon logo to be located in Tower Park.

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia, through the Knight Neighborhood Challenge, has awarded 101 grants totaling more than $1.9 million to improve the College Hill Corridor over the past three years.

Coleman Hill to Gain Natural Playground

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia, through the Knight Neighborhood Challenge, has awarded $30,000 to InTown Macon Neighborhood Association for the Coleman Hill Natural Playground & Slide. InTown will be adding a natural playground to Coleman Hill, consisting of large boulders and mounds that children naturally gravitate to. It will also include a 60 foot long, in ground slide down the steep slope of Coleman Hill.

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia, through the Knight Neighborhood Challenge, has awarded 101 grants totaling more than $1.9 million to improve the College Hill Corridor over the past three years.

Grant to Help Create Path at Tattnall Square Park

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia, through the Knight Neighborhood Challenge, has awarded 101 grants totaling more than $1.9 million to improve the College Hill Corridor over the past three years. $81,782 was awarded to Friends of Tattnall Square Park for the Woodland Arboretum Path and Oglethorpe/Adams Gateway of Tattnall Square Park. This grant will create a path from the center of Tattnall Square Park to the corner of the Park at Adams and Oglethorpe Streets.