Georgia College students generate poverty awareness
Of the children in Baldwin County, 35 percent under the age of 18 are raised in a household at or below the poverty level. Various Georgia College organizations hope to bring awareness to the university and extended community about the local poverty rate and homelessness and ways to give back to the needy as part of ONE Week.
Volunteer fire station proud of duty and facility
Firefighters responded to more than 1,300 calls last year, according to Baldwin County fire chief Troy Reynolds. These volunteer and full-time individuals provide first responder manpower for nearly every imaginable emergency event.
Boddie High holds special place in local African-American history
Black History Month gives communities a chance to celebrate the rich history of African-Americans by acknowledging their accomplishments and the impact those actions have had on events thereafter.
GMC students find their voice through student government
Members of Georgia Military College Prep School’s student body wanted to find a better avenue of voicing their opinions and concerns to administrators in search of proactive solutions. As a result, a Student Advisory Council was formed by members of the senior class, but they soon realized voices of underclassmen also needed an outlet.
Galloways open free animal farm
A casual passerby veering off Log Cabin Road down Hudson Drive might have a mild distraction. Numerous goats, alpacas, miniature horses and even buffalo roam within Spring Valley Ranch.
Influential coach's volleyball team elected to hall of fame
Former Georgia College professor and coach Geza Martiny's influence spans multiple sports. The Hungarian native's 1964 Holy Names University women's volleyball team was recently elected to the Oakland, Calif. school's Athletic Hall of Fame.
Local Rotarian honored for his legacy
When George Clark joined the local Rotary Club in Eastman 64 years ago, a loaf of bread cost less than a dollar, a gallon of gas was 20 cents and Harry Truman was president of the United States.
Local residents add a special touch to light displays
Milledgeville-Baldwin County may not have a white Christmas this year though temperatures are just starting to drop. Many families have dressed up their homes and yards with lights, garlands, Christmas trees and Santa Claus to keep the holiday season in full swing for passersby to enjoy.
American Legion Auxiliary provides gift shop for veterans
Since the mid-1970s the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Georgia has coordinated a Joy Shop throughout eight veteran's facilities.
CSH pecan grove hosts holiday event
The Central State Hospital Local Redevelopment Authority (CSHLRA) has hopes of revitalizing the campus and growing community involvement.
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