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State’s best news website? The Associated Press says you’re looking at it

State’s best news website? The Associated Press says you’re looking at it

The Telegraph’s macon.com was named the top website, and and its reporters and photographers won other top honors at the 2017 Georgia Associated Press Media

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His parents wouldn't buy him the sneakers he wanted. Now teen is CEO of his own company selling custom designs

His parents wouldn't buy him the sneakers he wanted. Now teen is CEO of his own company selling custom designs

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

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They're too young to drive, but kids can be CEOs of their own businesses

They're too young to drive, but kids can be CEOs of their own businesses

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

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Program turns students into young CEOs

Program turns students into young CEOs

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

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Many of them aren’t old enough to drive, but they’re CEOs of their own companies

Many of them aren’t old enough to drive, but they’re CEOs of their own companies

When Elijah Rutland’s parents wouldn’t buy him the sneakers he wanted, he rebelled by drawing sketches of shoes. Then he started painting designs on shoes,

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Home is where the chips are made

Home is where the chips are made

There are three things that almost everyone knows about me. I am married to a wonderful man named Ronnie, I have two great sons, Ronnie

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Pawn shop owner helping bring area alive again

Pawn shop owner helping bring area alive again

Tony Castro says the improvements at his pawn shop Northgate Plaza on North Davis Drive could help spur a revival in the old and fading

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Man killed in Twiggs County motorcycle crash

Man killed in Twiggs County motorcycle crash

A 51-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash Friday afternoon on Ga. 96, Twiggs County Coroner Harold Reece said. The crash happened near the

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Macon native tapped to oversee $1.4 trillion student loan program

Macon native tapped to oversee $1.4 trillion student loan program

A Macon native could soon lead the $1.4 trillion federal student loan program. A. Wayne Johnson has been nominated by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy

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Couple’s love story ‘like a fairy tale’

Couple’s love story ‘like a fairy tale’

Sunday is the sixth wedding anniversary for Robert Eugene Saunders and his wife, Cindy. That might not seem like a milestone celebration, but it’s not

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GBI doles out its share of reward money for capture of escapees in prison bus attack

GBI doles out its share of reward money for capture of escapees in prison bus attack

Two families in middle Tennessee received $10,000 each in reward money from the GBI on Friday for their roles in helping catch a pair of

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Are you the next Whitney Houston of the national anthem?

Are you the next Whitney Houston of the national anthem?

Little League is seeking performers to sing the national anthem at the baseball and softball Southeastern Regional tournaments that will be held in Warner Robins.

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State senator to lead rural work group committee

State senator to lead rural work group committee

State Sen. David Lucas has been named chairman of a committee tasked with improving rural Georgia. The political veteran will guide the meetings for the

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Beverly honored for Macon neighborhood mitigation effort

Beverly honored for Macon neighborhood mitigation effort

A state legislator was recognized last week for his involvement in a neighborhood mitigation effort connected to a major interstate interchange project, according to a

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Macon transit authority CEO resigns

Macon transit authority CEO resigns

Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority CEO and General Manager Rick Jones has resigned. The transit authority’s board of directors announced Jones resignation Friday afternoon. The authority

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6 things to do to celebrate Independence Day

6 things to do to celebrate Independence Day

There’s plenty to do in Middle Georgia to celebrate Independence Day. With this year’s holiday falling midweek, some events are earlier than others. Here’s a

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Bibb school district hosts job fair Saturday

Bibb school district hosts job fair Saturday

The Bibb County school system is hiring, and prospective employees can submit applications this Saturday. The district will host a career fair from 9 a.m.

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Mercer receives $2M grant to train future nurses

Mercer receives $2M grant to train future nurses

A $2 million grant will help future nurses pursue their calling at Mercer University. The Macon nursing school is one of 29 in the United

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Online pre-registration available for Houston schools

Online pre-registration available for Houston schools

Houston County parents can now go online to start the school enrollment process for their children. They can schedule a registration appointment and pre-register at

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