Mon., May 12, 2014 6:31am
Georgia can claim an incomparably rich musical heritage, with artists from R.E.M. to Ray Charles having originated in the state. GPB is launching a new project aimed at showcasing that heritage.
Mon., May 12, 2014 5:00am
Single mom Ebony Holmes and senior citizens Justine Stewart and Katie Robinson give their take on living in their beloved but maligned neighborhood.
Fri., May 9, 2014 7:40am
Economists have long been talking about the day when the bulk of the baby boomer generation finally retires. Economists at the Conference Board now say those retirements are imminent, and they’re going to contribute to a labor shortage in the United States in the next 10 to 15 years. And that spells opportunity for younger workers.
Fri., May 9, 2014 7:23am
The former top general at Robins Air Force Base believes Middle Georgia has to confront negative stereotypes about the region. Retired Gen. Bob McMahon stepped down Sunday as head of the 21st Century Partnership, a nonprofit that works to protect the base from closure.
Tue., May 6, 2014 6:58am
The stories we’re hearing this week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project are from three different perspectives: a long-time resident, a single mother and a retired senior citizen.
Sun., May 4, 2014 9:58pm
If you’ve been around the Augusta area long, you’ve probably heard a news story or two about the Cherry Tree Crossing Projects. The “inside stories” weren’t often told, and that is the reason for The Cherry Tree Listening Project.
Mon., April 21, 2014 5:37am
A Republican candidate for Middle Georgia’s state Senate District 18 has a name that’s provoking double-takes: John F. Kennedy.
Fri., April 18, 2014 8:42am
Earl Colvin, executive director of the Cannonball House, gave me the short version of his driving tour of Macon's Civil War sites. While some of the landmarks he points out are well known, others are seldom seen, but right under our noses.
Fri., April 18, 2014 7:33am
Some career advisers say a personal website chronicling your work is better—and more dynamic—than a resume nowadays. The argument is that having a unique website dedicated to a job-seekers’ career accomplishments and work examples helps build a tightly focused, controlled brand. Brandon Smith, GPB’s regular commentator on work and career issues, said the personal website has a place—just not for everyone.
Wed., April 16, 2014 7:25am
Cindy Graver founded her office at Robins in 2005 with a staff of two, herself included. Now it's up to five, and Graver is confident they are beginning to change the culture on base.