Erwin Clowers, through Men About Change, a program for at-risk children, has been helping Middle Georgia youths for more than 25 years., from the inner city of Macon to the kaolin mines of Wilkinson County.
Weather plays such a big part in truly making Macon the pinkest place on Earth during the Cherry Blossom Festival, because when the Yoshino cherry trees are blooming, the partying seems that much sweeter.
We have a growing number of crossroads because cutting corners is human nature. We rush off to avoid a few extra traffic lights. But by building and using crossroads we miss out on special things towns have.
David Duncan, a retired minister with prosthetic legs and blind in one eye, and his wife, Shirley, began by feeding neighborhood children hotdogs, and they now help provide clothes, money, life lessons.
Neil Creter carves over 200 wooden toys and Santas every Christmas for Native American children on Indian reservations. He also takes part in “Beads of Courage” program for children with serious illnesses.
Riverside United Methodist Church hosts a Drive-Thru Nativity each Christmas season. About 150 church volunteers play various roles like angels, Mary and Joseph and more. You can visit Dec. 6-8 from 7-9 p.m.
Ralph Clark, a former UGA football player from Macon, vowed 10 months ago not to cut his hair until his beloved Bulldogs win over the Crimson Tide, college football’s most dominant program over the past decade.
Don Daniel and Denise Collins, who are across-the-road neighbors in the tiny community of Blount in north Monroe County, share a passion for trains. Collins had a three-room replica of a train depot built in her backyard to display their impressiv