Here’s the “Good News” Happening All Over Central Georgia

MACON, Ga. — 1. Veteran Elementary Students Surprise Teacher With Parade Before Army Deployment

Love was in the air at the Veterans Elementary School when they surprised their teacher, who is deployed in the US Army. Sergeant Samuel Mike started as a paraprofessional in 2019 with Veterans.

2. Central Georgia Animal Shelters Encourage Participation in the “Betty White Challenge”

You saw the Golden Girl on your television screen. Betty White was known for her humor and talent. Besides being an actress, Betty White was also an animal rights activist. To honor her, shelters around the world are encouraging people to participate in the “Betty White Challenge”, even here in central Georgia.

3. “Just a good way to bring people together”: Tabletop gaming community grows in Central Georgia

Many of us played board games when we were young, but there’s a whole community of people who love them well into adulthood. There is, in fact, a growing community of people in Central Georgia who love table games and play them often.

4. Macon’s “Wonder Twinzz” hopes to inspire confidence and self-love in children with new book

There are many ways to reach young children. Sisters Latricia Gittens and Falicia Kim, also known as “The Wonder Twinzz”, decided to do just that with a book. The book is called “Mirrors” and is meant to inspire young girls, and even boys.

5. Enjoy an ice cold drink while you play table games at this new Milledgeville cafe

What if you could go out and meet your friends for an ice cold drink while playing a game like Settlers of Catan or Risk? Well, that’s the idea behind Milledgeville’s latest downtown spot. Dungeons & Daiquiris is a place where you can relax, play board games or video games and have a good daiquiri.

6. Twiggs County launches new youth basketball program

Twiggs County Recreation kicked off its new youth basketball program on Saturday with a player evaluation and team draft. Twiggs director of recreation Bryant Williams says he took over the program not just for the love of basketball.

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