CCJ Reports

Central Georgia Corner Cafe Series Part 3 – Kountry Kitchen

Central Georgia Corner Cafe Series Part 3 – Kountry Kitchen

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

November 8, 2018


Filed under Macon Food Story, WMUB Programming

The Kountry Kitchen in Twiggs County is the kind of lunch place where everybody knows your name. “I see people I know all the time from up here. I meet people up here all the time that I already knew”, said longtime patron Cody Young. Maurice James, the owner of the Kountry Kitchen, is from...

The Bears’ Beat: November 7

The Bears’ Beat: November 7

November 7, 2018


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The Bears' Beat: November 7

The Bears’ Beat: October 31

The Bears’ Beat: October 31

October 31, 2018


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The Bears' Beat: October 31

Central Georgia Corner Cafe Series Part 2- Rustic Bistro and Bakery

Central Georgia Corner Cafe Series Part 2- Rustic Bistro and Bakery

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

October 31, 2018


Filed under Macon Food Story, WMUB Programming

Shelly Berryhill, a customer of the restaurant says, “Hawkinsville has needed a place like this for a long time. It’s a great place to eat and a great place to meet people.” The restaurant has been open for nearly a year and a half. It ended up in Pulaski County by chance after owners Paul and...

Central Georgia Corner Cafe Series Part 1 – Thompson’s Cove

Central Georgia Corner Cafe Series Part 1 – Thompson’s Cove

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

October 26, 2018


Filed under Macon Food Story, Showcase, WMUB Programming

“It’s so good, they have got to come back! It is good cooking," said co-owner Mary Thompson. They specialize in fried fish. Co-owner Ronnie Thompson said, “We have catfish, seafood, shrimp. Oysters, scallops, crab, trout, and a perfect filet." Many patrons have been eating at Thompson’s...

The Bears’ Beat: October 24

The Bears’ Beat: October 24

October 24, 2018


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The Bears' Beat: October 24

Backpack Ministry Uses Pumpkins to Feed Children

Backpack Ministry Uses Pumpkins to Feed Children

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

October 18, 2018


Filed under Macon Food Story, Showcase, WMUB Programming

Forrest Hills United Methodist Church in Macon is busy filling up bags for children, but it has nothing to do with trick or treating. They’re focused on filling book bags instead. Brenda Lambert is kind of like a trick or treater in reverse. Every week, Brenda and her team fill book bags with food,...

The Bears’ Beat: October 17

The Bears’ Beat: October 17

October 17, 2018


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The Bears' Beat: October 17

Becoming a Great Dinner Party Host

Becoming a Great Dinner Party Host

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

October 15, 2018


Filed under Macon Food Story, WMUB Programming

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia is hoping that a simple conversation around the dinner table can lead to changes in the community Organizers say that the goal of this Wednesday’s ‘On the Table’ event is to bring people together from across Macon-Bibb County so they can talk about...

The Bears’ Beat: October 10

The Bears’ Beat: October 10

October 10, 2018


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The Bears' Beat: October 10

Gov. Nathan Deal Honors Centennial Farms

Gov. Nathan Deal Honors Centennial Farms

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

October 5, 2018


Filed under Macon Food Story, WMUB Programming

There's a lot of excitement during the opening weekend at the Georgia National Fair. With all of the food, rides, games and prizes, there's a lot to be excited about, but there's a small group of people celebrating something else and it's 100 years in the making. "We'd ring the bell for the people...

Alexander II Magnet School Students Dig In

Alexander II Magnet School Students Dig In

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

October 4, 2018


Filed under Macon Food Story, WMUB Programming

Not all of the students like putting their hands in the dirt, but The Alexander II Magnet School Einstein’s are getting down and dirty. “This is farm to school month and this is to teach you how to grow your food and where your food comes from”, says Talibah Muhammad, University of Georgia Agriculture...

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