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Auditions soon for next youth theatre show

The arts are going strong in Jones County, and the latest production of Lion King Jr. by Jones County Arts is no exception. Lion King Jr. is a musical based

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Debbie D. Peacock Kitchens Schmidt

MACON: Debbie D. Peacock Kitchens Schmidt, age 58 , passed away on Dec.22, surrounded by her loving family after a yearlong battle with ovarian cancer. A celebration of her life

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Joseph Jackson

Joseph “Joe” Jackson, 34, of Round Oak, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 22. A graveside funeral service was held on Monday, Dec.24, at 11:00 a.m., at Sunshine United Methodist Church

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Eugene Balkcom Sr.

Mr. Eugene Balkcom Sr., 61, of Columbus, died Sunday, Dec. 23 at his home. Memorial services were held Friday, Dec. 28, at 1:00 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses,

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Church of the Week


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Real Life

The Cross! The symbol of Christianity. How odd that an instrument used for the execution of criminals has become the trademark of the living God. To put it into today’s

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The Christmas Wish Book

As a child and into my teenage years, a singular event announced that Christmas was comin’. That was on the day in early November each year when I went to

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