April 2017 Features

  • America’s Swimming Pool Company Wins Best of the Best Award by Entrepreneur Magazine

    April 21, 2017

    ASP - America’s Swimming Pool Company is the nation's largest pool cleaning, repair and renovation franchise system. This company began as a one-man operation and has quickly developed a reputation as the “best of the best” in the swimming pool service industry.

  • Georgia Hospitals Contribute $47.8B to State's Economy

    April 19, 2017

    While Georgia hospitals are known for being the guardians of community health for the state’s more than 10 million residents, hospitals also play a huge role in bolstering Georgia’s economic health by pumping nearly $47.8 billion into the state’s economy in 2015 according to a recently released report by the Georgia Hospital Association.

  • Peyton Anderson Foundation Announces $500,000 to Fund Ideas that Inspire Bibb County Educators and Students

    April 12, 2017

    The Peyton Anderson Foundation announces the Teach to Inspire Project, an innovative, teacher-based grant program providing creative resources for Bibb County public schools. Through the Teach to Inspire project, the Foundation seeks to inspire education in Macon-Bibb by contributing additional monies to support extraordinary efforts. Up to $500,000 in funding is available for teachers’ best ideas for their classrooms, with grants awards ranging from $250-$10,000.

  • USG Foundation Raises More Than $1.43M for Need-Based Scholarships

    April 05, 2017

    The 13th annual Regents’ Scholarship Gala, held on Friday, March 31st, successfully raised more than $1.43 million to promote, support, and provide need-based scholarships for students at the University System of Georgia’s twenty-eight institutions.

  • March of Dimes Continues Mission to Help Premature Babies, Fund Research

    April 04, 2017

    One year ago, Glenda Davis became the Senior Development Manager for the Macon, Columbus and Albany area March of Dimes. Working for a nonprofit wasn’t a new gig for her since she has dedicated the past 10 years of her career to finding a way to “make a difference.”

  • Star Snacks Co. LLC Expands Manufacturing to Macon-Bibb

    April 04, 2017

    Star Snacks Co. LLC, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality branded nuts, trail mixes and dried fruits, will locate a new manufacturing facility to Macon-Bibb.