Pete Kendall: New Hope Baptist Church was the last hope for many

Published: June 08, 2009 12:49 pm New Hope Baptist Church is a welcoming place these days with a congregation that prides itself on kindness...

Longtime downtown Macon business Saf-T-Oil closes

Sunday, Jul. 19, 2009 By Eric Newcomer - enewcomer@macon.com   After 74 years, the Public Saf-T-Oil gas station at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr....

Pete Kendall: Names play an integral part in the local lore of Johnson County

Published: June 01, 2009 02:48 pm What’s in a name? Quite a bit, if it happens to be Witham and Grafa. There are still plenty of each...

Mullis Howard House Demolition

March 14, 2008 was a sad day in Cochran. The Mullis Howard house was demolished. It was built in 1911-1912, and my parents & I...

A salute for the journey

Anna Giles, 99, handed Boston Post Cane By SHIRA SCHOENBERG Monitor staff February 16. 2008 12:51AM Anna Giles is a country girl. Growing up on a...