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The Bears’ Beat: October 10

The Bears' Beat: October 10

October 10, 2018

The Bears' Beat: October 10

Gov. Nathan Deal Honors Centennial Farms

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 celebrating something else and it's 100 years in the making. "We'd ring the bell for the people...

Alexander II Magnet School Students Dig In

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 to grow your food and where your food comes from”, says Talibah Muhammad, University of Georgia Agriculture...

The Bears’ Beat: October 3

The Bears' Beat: October 3

October 3, 2018

The Bears' Beat: October 3

Macon Food Story Viewers Give Back

Macon Food Story viewers anonymously donate a new stove, washer, dryer and microwave to Tonya Wright after her story aired during the Macon Food Story special.

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 a neurological disorder called Leigh’s Syndrome. While sharing her story about food, two Macon...

The Bears’ Beat: September 26

The Bears' Beat: September 26

September 26, 2018

The Bears Beat: September 26

The Bears’ Beat: September 18

The Bears' Beat: September 18

September 18, 2018

The Bears Beat: September 18

The Bears’ Beat: September 12

The Bears' Beat: September 12

September 12, 2018

The Bears Beat: September 12

The Bears’ Beat: September 5

The Bears' Beat: September 5

September 5, 2018

The Bears Beat: September 5

Empow(HER): Motivating Young Women to Take the Lead

Empow(HER): Motivating Young Women to Take the Lead

Amyre Makupson

August 9, 2018

Lorra Lynch-Jones is the News Director at WMAZ TV in Macon. She talks about her career path the started with her working as a reporter before becoming news director of the station.

Empow(HER): Motivating Young Women to Take the Lead

Empow(HER): Motivating Young Women to Take the Lead

Amyre Makupson

August 9, 2018

Megan Allen is the head of the Public Relations department at the Medical Center Navicent Health. She discusses her job and how she was able to rise to the top of her department.

Burlesque Dancing in Middle Georgia

Burlesque Dancing in Middle Georgia

Amyre Makupson

April 20, 2018

Amyre Makupson sit's down with the leaders of two Middle Georgia Burlesque Troops. The group talks about the dance style and gives a preview of their show.

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