Public Art in Macon

- - “Chewy” by John Clement is a public sculpture in Macon’s Ocmulgee Heritage Park. Photo by Katie Clenney

On Thursday, August 23 the Community Foundation of Central Georgia held a public meeting to discuss public art in Macon. The meeting was led by Cesar Trasobares, a public art consultant from Miami, Fla. The goal was to begin the development of a comprehensive plan for...

A comprehensive public art strategy requires a heightened level of engagement within a community, and I’d like to know what you think.

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Physician teaching program at Houston Healthcare

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In an effort to draw more doctors to Middle Georgia, Houston Healthcare has started a new Family Medicine Residency Program.

The three-year program, which started in July, is designed to provide hands-on training in family medicine to medical graduates with a doctor of osteopathy under the supervision of an attending physician.

Georgia has one of the lowest ratios of physicians per capita in the nation, with 207 doctors for every 100,000 people, according to the 2011 State Physician Data Book from the Association of American Medical College’s Center for Workforce Studies.

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Try an authentic taste of India at Taj

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With more than 1.2 billion people, India is the seventh largest country by area in the world, and the second most populated. But, you don’t have to travel half way around the globe to get a taste of its cuisine.

Everything appeared to be cooked to order on the spot, and there was a family atmosphere in the restaurant that I found warm and inviting.

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Have You Heard The Rumor?

- - photo credit: Doug Nurenberger; dress from Rumor Boutique

I remember the first day I stepped in to Rumor Boutique. I was on a shopping spree (of sorts) with my sorority sister, Meg Gay (Evans, now). We had just gotten back from Spirit Week in Statesboro and were ready to get out on the town.

What Rumor? THE Rumor- Boutique, Of Course!

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Turn Your BYOD Nightmare Into a Dream Come True

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Most small- and medium-business executives can’t afford the financial costs associated with providing employees with mobile devices. The executives of some large enterprises don’t want to spend a lot of money on furnishing their employees with mobile devices. So, increasingly, business leaders are adopting bring your own device (BYOD) policies....

Mobile devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones offer convenience and increased productivity, but they can be costly ... in more ways than one.

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Buster’s Blogs: Smok’ n Pig, Macon, GA

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The Smok’ n Pig, Macon, GA. “Peace, Love, and the Smok’ n Pig! OK, this blog may well “shuck a few things down to the cob”. Being a Macon native, I guess I feel a bit like I can just say it like I see it. I grew up in...

Macon, the BBQ Capitol of Georgia!!!

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Bricks4Kidz Special One Hour Classes

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Beginning September 8th, Bricks4Kidz is offering two special one-hour classes the second Saturday of each month for only $8!

This would be a great opportunity for your child to learn more about building with LEGOS, and they will be able to take  home a minifigure or a minibuild.

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Two New Stores Coming to Macon Mall

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The two stores, Dry Falls Outfitters and B. Turner’s, will take up about 33,500 square feet of space at the mall between the Smok’n Pig BBQ restaurant and Macy’s department store, said John Gibson, co-owner of Augusta-based Hull Storey Gibson Cos., which owns the mall. Both stores will have exterior...

Two stores that are new to Middle Georgia are planning to open this fall at Macon Mall, and one of them is the first of its kind.

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