CCJ Reports

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


Filed under The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

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


Filed under The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

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


Filed under The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

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...

The Bears’ Beat: October 3

The Bears’ Beat: October 3

October 3, 2018


Filed under The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

The Bears' Beat: October 3

Macon Food Story Viewers Give Back

Macon Food Story Viewers Give Back

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

September 28, 2018


Filed under Macon Food Story, Showcase, WMUB Programming

“I don’t know what to say besides thank you. Thank you, Jesus," she said. Tonya’s had five strokes over the last few years, and is now the single caretaker of her son, Aubrey. Both suffer from a neurological disorder called Leigh’s Syndrome. While sharing her story about food, two Macon...

The Bears’ Beat: September 26

The Bears’ Beat: September 26

September 26, 2018


Filed under The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

The Bears Beat: September 26

The Bears’ Beat: September 18

The Bears’ Beat: September 18

September 18, 2018


Filed under The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

The Bears Beat: September 18

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