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On Saturday, April 28 the Macon County Commission and local hunters sponsored the second annual “Taste of the Wild” fest at the Tuskegee City Square. The event consisted of residents and visitors sampling a variety of dishes prepared from wild game that is not commonly eaten by Macon County …

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George Washington Carver Elementary hosted a Career Fair on Friday, April 20. The school is following the mission statement to construct partnerships between schools, parents and the community that empowers students to develop into productive, self-motivated individuals with a life-long love…

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St. Joseph Catholic School in Tuskegee hosted its Annual Spring Festival on Friday, April 20. Children from Montgomery Catholic School joined the students at St. Joseph in enjoying games and prizes, while others enjoyed spending money for different little items and excellent food. The food i…

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The Praise Dancers of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church recently sponsored a Flying High for Jesus kite event. Children and adults brought their kites or made kites to fly on Saturday, March 24. The low sky was dotted with beautiful array of kites for an afternoon of fun, spiritual uplif…

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George Washington Carver Elementary School is working on the failing grade they received on the Alabama Report Card by having Reading Rockers. The Reading Rockers are community leaders, governmental departments and citizens who are participating in reading to the third-grade students at Carver.

  • By JACQUELYN CARLISLE Community News Editor
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The phrase “behind every good man is a good woman” is epitomized by Carol Gray of Tuskegee — and the members of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) acknowledged that recently during a program in Omaha, Neb.

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Paul Davis, the late owner and publisher of The Tuskegee News, and Kathryn Tucker Windham — both icons in Alabama community journalism — will be inducted into the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor during ceremonies at Auburn University on Saturday, April, 7, 2018.

  • By GUY RHODES Editor/Publisher
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With the age-mandated requirement that dictates that must step down as Macon County Probate Judge after reaching the age of 70, seven Democratic candidates have qualified to run for the position being vacated by Alfonza Menefee. 

  • By JACQUELYN CARLISLE Community News Editor
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Work on infrastructure for the Exit 38 development has become evident in recent days. Blue pipes were lined along Highway 81 to indicate that water and sewage lines are ready to be put in place.

  • By JACQUELYN CARLISLE Community News Editor
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The Martin Luther King holiday is a time to reflect on the work of this civil rights icon did and to encourage citizens to practice some of the principles he followed. In Omaha, Neb., Tuskegee attorney Fred Gray did just that with several groups and organizations.

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The T-100 Tuskegee-Leonardo DRS jet trainer project continues to gain support from organizations, friends, community leaders, students, elected officials and others from Tuskegee and across the United States with supporters who are saying “Count Me In”, we support the T-100 project.

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GOODMAN, Ms. Lula M., a resident of Tuskegee, died on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Her funeral was held on Friday, Feb. 9, from the Tuskegee University Chapel. Burial followed in Greenwood Cemetery.

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In the spirit of giving, the Nobles of Shaaban Temple No. 103 in Montgomery and the Mizraim Temple No. 119 in Tuskegee, along with the Daughters of Mizraim Court No. 110, held a combined food distribution on Monday, Jan. 29 at Washington Chapel AME Church in Tuskegee.

  • By ARMANDO VARRICCHIO Ambassador of Italy to the United States of America
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In my travels to the many cities and communities of this great and diverse nation, I am always reminded of the special relationship that unites Italy to the United States. I particularly enjoy visiting the South, where I feel at home among people who treasure friendship and love for family a…

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The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) D.C. Chapter recognizes Lisa P. Grant for earning her Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) designation.

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Cotton grown in Macon County is also ginned in Macon County. Cotton grown in central Alabama is also ginned in Macon County, in Shorter, at the largest cotton gin in the central Alabama at the Milstead Farm Group. Here’s another agriculture fact: 8 percent of the cotton ginned in Alabama is …

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Macon County Emergency Management Director Frank Lee and County Engineer J.D. Smith are working together along with the County Commission to further advance the delinquent repair projects to flood damaged roads, bridges and structures in Macon County.

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On Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, former players and coaches from Notasulga High School were recognized at the halftime of Notasulga High’s 48-46 win over Booker T. Washington High School. The coaches are members of Hall of Fames in three states while the players were the first NHS participants in t…

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The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron ­— America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen — is the proud sponsor of an annual Tuskegee Airmen Essay Contest for students in grades four through 12.