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Here is the 'Good News' August 30-September 5

A look back on the week that was!

MACON, Ga. — 1. Tubman Museum honors Black business pioneers

Folks gathered Monday to honor some of Macon’s greatest pioneers. As part of National Black Business Month, Macon-Bibb’s Office of Small Business Affairs held its first Pioneer Awards at the Tubman Museum.

2. New mobile coffee truck in Hawkinsville brings the brew to you

A lot of people usually need a pick-me-up in the afternoon and turn to coffee, but what do you do if you live somewhere without a coffee shop? Well, there's a new mobile coffee truck visiting parking lots in Hawkinsville to bring you that caffeine buzz.

3. 10 Macon-Bibb County firefighters honored in promotion ceremony

A group of Bibb County firefighters are moving up the ranks. Thursday morning, city leaders, families, and friends gathered at the Macon-Bibb Fire Station headquarters as 10 firefighters received promotions.

4. Georgia DNR plants sun hemp in Perry field to provide shade for dove hunters

Hunters across Georgia add about $977 million to the state’s economy. Dove season kicks it all off and it’s always the first Saturday of every September. This year, hunters will get a little break from mother nature when they take aim at the birds.

5. 'A fine group': 4 Milledgeville centenarians living and loving life together

These days, we hear of lots of folks turning 100. It seems like it's not such a huge event anymore -- unless you visit Fellowship Home at Meriwether in Milledgeville. There, they have not one, not two, but three, plus another person that's 102. They are quite a gang.

6. 'An opportunity to acknowledge peoples work': Labor day on Lake Tobesofkee

Not everyone is planning to travel this weekend. Many went Lake Tobesofkee for a relaxing weekend by the water. On Saturday, dozens of people were out camping, grilling, and fishing. Many also took to the lake on their boat; enjoying a nice warm day on the water.