Macon’s famous Yoshino cherry trees are blooming right on cue for the International Cherry Blossom Festival. But for the uninitiated, it may be difficult to distinguish cherry blossoms from Middle Georgia’s many other flowering trees that bloom in the springtime.
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."
If you’ve spent any quality time with a coffee table in someone else’s house, you’ve probably flipped through an “Images of America” book. The popular series consists of photographic histories of cities across the country. This week, Arcadia Publishing released a book in the series about Macon, assembled and annotated by two Middle Georgia State College history professors. GPB's Adam Ragusea spoke with Stephen Wallace Taylor and Matthew Jennings about their take on Macon history. The new book "Macon," part of Arcadia Publishing's "Images of America" series, chronicles the history of Macon through archival photographs.
Two committees have been formed as part of a national search for the next president of Middle Georgia State College. Currently, John Black is serving as interim president of the college with campuses in Macon, Cochran, Dublin, Eastman and Warner Robins.
Police say a teenager has been apprehended and charged with murder in the case of a Middle Georgia State College student missing for more than two weeks. Campus police say the 17-year-old suspect was taken into custody Thursday night.