Winter 2017, we hardly knew you. With warm weather seemingly set in for good, winter's chill seems but a memory for Middle Georgia. These scenes were recorded on the Mercer University campus in Macon on Feb. 16, 2017.
Above average temperatures are expected this winter in the southern part of the United States, the Rockies and Hawaii as well as western and northern Alaska and northern New England. But some areas will see below average temperatures.
CEOs for Khalil School Creations, Tyra Hill Entertainment, String Things and Libby's Laser Lithos describe their companies that launched through participation in the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce's Young Entrepreneurs Academy. The businesses took part in a pop up shop Saturday, June 24, 2017. Video by Amy Leigh Womack
Graduates of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce's Young Entrepreneurs Academy participated in a pop up shop Saturday, June 24, 2017, showing off their new businesses. Program manager Nadia Osman described how students became young CEOs. Video by Amy Leigh Womack
As a young kid, Elijah Rutland asked his parents to buy him a pair of sneakers. When they wouldn't, he began drawing and designing shoes that he now custom paints and sells through his company, Fix My Sole. A 17-year-old Central High graduate, is one of 20 student graduates from the 2016-2017 Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce's Young Entrepreneurs Academy. Video by Amy Leigh Womack
Chris Traber was driving on the 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita when he witnessed a dramatic road rage incident involving a motorcyclist and the driver of a sedan. He started recording as the incident escalated. Police are investigating.
Before performing at the 2017 Macon Arts Advocacy Breakfast, violinist Amy Schwartz Moretti spoke of the lasting impact of art. "We know the history of wars and the terrible things, but it's art that survives." Moretti and husband, Steve Moretti, played together on the Douglass Theatre stage.