Metro Diner opened its third Georgia location in Macon Tuesday, July 25, 2017 on Northside Drive. The diner hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Macon Chamber of Commerce after months of renovating the former Capital City Bank building.
Gottwals Books is giving away the book "First Day Jitters" to every first-grader in public and private school in Bibb, Houston and Peach counties on their first day of school. Shane Gottwals says the book is for children but has a surprise ending that will keep the adults happy.
More than a thousand youths from around the country and the world are in Perry this week to compete in the National Barrel Horse Association World Youth Championship at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Ga.
Holly Butterworth of Chauncey will ride three different horses in the National Barrel Racing Association Youth World Championship at the Georgia National Fairgrounds. More than 1,300 from as far as Australia will compete for $300,000 in cash and prizes.
Putnam County, Georgia, Sheriff Howard Sills was delivering checks on Friday, July 21, 2017, to two people in Tennessee who helped cops track down escapees Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose after they shot two guards on a prison bus as it neared Eatonton on June 13. Rowe and Dubose are now being held at the state prison near Jackson.
Organized by the Warner Robins Housing Authority, the Back2School Bash provides school supplies and services to children in Houston
County. "We packed 2,500 book bags and we're trying to give them away," said Sharon Rogers, housing authority program coordinator.