Mon., March 10, 2014 4:45am
Morehouse College is joining a renewed national effort to educate and support young, African-American men. Dr. John Silvanus Wilson said recently that won’t mean rolling out a specific new program, but it will include a variety of adjustments at the historically black college that results in a rejuvenated approach to producing the “Morehouse man.”
Fri., March 7, 2014 8:32am
When Cleveland marketing professional Kelly Blazek got a LinkedIn invitation from a young woman she didn’t know, she didn’t just ignore it. She sent Diana Mekota a blistering response calling her “entitled,” “inappropriate” and “tacky.” Brandon Smith says Mekota wasn’t wrong to reach out; likewise, Blazek wasn’t necessarily wrong to decline the invitation.
Tue., March 4, 2014 8:44am
Georgia’s state House passed a bill late Monday designed to push back against the federal Affordable Care Act by preventing state government from helping in the implementation and enforcement of the law also known as "Obamacare."
Mon., March 3, 2014 8:55am
The lifestyle of the homeless is rugged and unforgiving. While Macon has several shelters that are open during the day, only one—the Salvation Army—lets people sleep overnight. And with only a couple dozen beds available, lots of people end up in the elements. About fifty of Macon's civic leaders got a taste of what that's like Thursday. At Central City Park, people gathered around campfires and chatted. No one would have mistaken them for homeless people, with their North Face jackets.
Fri., February 28, 2014 8:34am
Last week with our Working guy, we looked at some of the signals bosses may send when they dislike an employee. This week, Brandon Smith is back to talk about how to improve that relationship.
Thu., February 27, 2014 9:39am
One of the hottest tickets at this weekend's Macon Film Festival is for the new documentary "Muscle Shoals," a movie about a small Alabama town that has something in common with Macon.
Wed., February 26, 2014 4:20pm
Black Confederates are a relatively small but symbolically important part of the South's history of the Civil War. Or as Georgia Benton puts it, the War Between the States. Benton, a Savannah native, is Georgia's first African-American member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Tue., February 25, 2014 3:30pm
While time is short and illnesses can be plenty during the 40-day legislative session, the Georgia State Capitol has one way to help legislators follow doctors' orders: Doctor of the Day.
Tue., February 25, 2014 3:27pm
Memorial services will be held Wednesday for 27-year-old Sarah Jones, who died last Thursday during a movie shoot outside Savannah. Jones was a second camera assistant on the film “Midnight Rider,” a biopic about Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band.
Tue., February 25, 2014 12:28pm
Recent earthquakes in South Carolina were felt in neighboring states. A geophysicist says big quakes aren't a major worry, but they can happen here.