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The Macon Newsroom

Milledgeville, Ga., 10/30/2018: Cafe Central soup kitchen which serves more than 500 weekly in Milledgeville is one of the beneficiaries of the Georgia Wildlife Federation Georgia Hunters for the Hungry venison.

Over one million Georgia residents are hungry. Deer hunters are trying to fix that

Samantha Max, Telegraph/Report for America corp member November 5, 2018

EATONTON, GA - On a crisp late October morning, Drew Copeland and a team of helpers hung a hundred-pound buck from the ceiling of his shed and sliced open its torso. A pile of organs and blood spilled...

Breaking down the news

Samantha Max, Telegraph/Report for America corp member November 2, 2018

Are you confused by the news? Do you want to learn more about how journalists research and write stories? Telegraph reporter Samantha Max is here to answer your questions! She’ll be breaking down...

Central Georgia Corner Cafe Series Part 2- Rustic Bistro and Bakery

Amyre Makupson October 31, 2018

Shelly Berryhill, a customer of the restaurant says, “Hawkinsville has needed a place like this for a long time. It’s a great place to eat and a great place to meet people.” The restaurant has...

The store closest to the closed Kroger only has snack foods on the shelf.

Six months after Kroger closes, what’s left for residents to feed their families?

Samantha Max, Telegraph/Report for America corp member October 29, 2018

MACON, GA - Grocery shopping is no longer an easy errand for west Macon resident Angelica Williams. She sometimes spends two hours on two different buses to get to the Kroger in north Macon. It...

First Presbyterian Day School pitcher Karsen Ochs (10) high fives George Walton players with her teammates after their game Thursday in Columbus. FPD won 4-2 in nine innings.

Every strike out this high school pitcher makes helps feed someone in need

Eryn Lee, Telegraph Intern October 26, 2018

MACON, GA - High school senior Karsen Ochs, a pitcher for the First Presbyterian Day School softball team, is using her athletic talent on the field to give back to the community. ‘Strike Out...

Central Georgia Corner Cafe Series Part 1 – Thompson’s Cove

Amyre Makupson October 26, 2018

“It’s so good, they have got to come back! It is good cooking," said co-owner Mary Thompson. They specialize in fried fish. Co-owner Ronnie Thompson said, “We have catfish, seafood, shrimp. Oysters,...

Maurice James, the owner of Kountry Kitchen & Seafood in Jeffersonville, prepares food for the upcoming lunch hour on Oct. 16. James said the restaurant has been open for four years.

‘Everybody knows you by name’ at this small town soul food and seafood restaurant

Justin Baxley, Telegraph Reporter October 23, 2018

JEFFERSONVILLE, GA - The Kountry Kitchen & Seafood restaurant serves up more than just soul food. It also dishes out a hearty side of community. “I basically come here for the home feeling....

Backpack Ministry Uses Pumpkins to Feed Children

Amyre Makupson October 18, 2018

Forrest Hills United Methodist Church in Macon is busy filling up bags for children, but it has nothing to do with trick or treating. They’re focused on filling book bags instead. Brenda Lambert is kind...

Becoming a Great Dinner Party Host

Amyre Makupson October 15, 2018

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia is hoping that a simple conversation around the dinner table can lead to changes in the community Organizers say that the goal of this Wednesday’s ‘On...

Gov. Nathan Deal Honors Centennial Farms

Amyre Makupson October 5, 2018

There's a lot of excitement during the opening weekend at the Georgia National Fair. With all of the food, rides, games and prizes, there's a lot to be excited about, but there's a small group of people...

Alexander II Magnet School Students Dig In

Amyre Makupson October 4, 2018

Not all of the students like putting their hands in the dirt, but The Alexander II Magnet School Einstein’s are getting down and dirty. “This is farm to school month and this is to teach you how...

Macon Food Story Viewers Give Back

Amyre Makupson September 28, 2018

“I don’t know what to say besides thank you. Thank you, Jesus," she said. Tonya’s had five strokes over the last few years, and is now the single caretaker of her son, Aubrey. Both suffer from...

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