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Korsa and Fortna New Archery Business Open
By Sheryl Hatch Do you like to bow hunt? Do you like archery? Would you like to get in some extra practice or introduce your children to the...

Flag design proposed by Christian Abernatha Macon City Council Meets
By Sheryl Hatch The Macon City Council met for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 17 in the Council Chambers of City...

MADDEX SET TO MEET WITH DISTRICT PATRONS
SHELBINA - On July 24th (6 P.M.) at the South Shelby Complex, Superintendent of Schools Tim Maddex, will face the public with any questions they...

$300,000 Headed to Macon School District—McCaskill Announces
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced today that the Macon Electric Cooperative received a $300,000 grant from the Department of...

Pee Wee Cattle Show at the Macon County Town & Country Fair---Day Five
One of the last events of the Macon County Town & Country Fair on Friday, June 13 was the pee wee division for cattle. It gave the youngsters a...

Kids Milking Cows at Macon County Town & Country Fair--Day Five

Dairy Cows at Macon Town & Country Fair--Day Five

Garrett Carpenter, Atlanta Home Pioneers, said rabbits are cute, fuzzy, very nice and very helpful. He is pictured with his rabbit, Fuzzy. Rabbit Day at the Macon County Town & Country Fair--Day Four

Chaston Kyle, a member of the Callao Shamrocks, was showing for his third year. He said he loves everything about the fair. Goat and Sheep Check In at the Macon County Town & Country...
Goats and sheep were checked into the Macon County Town & Country Fair on the third day beginning around 9 am. The kids and their parents were busy...

Little Mason gave out waiting for his sister to be finished with her chickens. Macon County Town & Country Fair Chickens--Day Two
Chickens (and a duck) were the order of the day on Tuesday, July 10, at the Macon County Town & Country Fair. Entries were brought for both meat...

Girls age 4-6 months (left to right): Vanessa Stevens, daughter of Ashlee Moore and Jaylan Stevens of Macon, first place and Berkley Bogeart, daughter of Brady and Hannah Bogeart of Atlanta, second place. Macon County Town & Country Baby Show--Day One
A baby show was held at the Macon County Town & Country Fair on Monday, July 9 in the newly constructed youth center. There were several categories...

CELEBRATING 125 YEARS - Macon Atlanta State Bank
​It is with great honor and pleasure that we at The Home Press, cover and help congratulate local businesses on milestone achievements. Celebrating...

Michele Vansickle running for Macon County Collector
Republican candidate Michele Vansickle is running to be your next Macon County Collector. The Macon County Collector is the elected official ...

Macon Police Department News Releases, 10 July 2018:
On 07/06/2018, Macon Police Officers arrested a 28-year old man on drug-related charges after a traffic stop. A Macon Police Officer made...

Town and Country Fair Day One: Bacon & Ham Judging
Ham and bacon judging was held in the Floral Hall building at the fairgrounds on Monday, July 9. There are many aspects that need to be checked...