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Here's the 'Good News' in Central Georgia: October 25-31

A look back on the week that was!

MACON, Ga. — 1. Atlanta group donates $36K to Tubman Museum's after-school program

An Atlanta-based law firm presented a check to the Tubman African American Museum in downtown Macon Tuesday. The Witherite Law Group and 1-800-TruckWreck presented a check of over $36,000 to the Tubman Museum.

2. 'Getting me ready for the workforce': Bibb County Schools preparing students for careers through CTAE program

The Bibb County School District is helping students get a head-start in what could be their future career field. Creativity has been Zari Cole's strong suit since she was a little girl. 

3. 'I knew I had to keep going': Baldwin County breast cancer survivor brings Halloween joy to kids

Throughout the month, we've been highlighting ways people have raised money for more research and treatments for breast cancer as well as telling stories about survivors of the disease. One of those survivors is a Baldwin County woman who celebrates Halloween in a big way.

4. My Teacher is Tops: Emily Hauesler at Bleckley County Middle School

My Teacher is Tops is back for another school year, and this week we are honoring 7th grade teacher Emily Hauesler at Bleckley County Middle School. Hauesler has been teaching for three and a half years. Currently, she teaches language arts at Bleckley County Middle.

5. Bibb County's 'Lights On After School' celebration highlights student achievements

Thursday was "Lights on After School" Day, and students, teachers, and parents in the Bibb County School District and all around the world are celebrating. They're doing this to highlight the achievements of their students and to bring attention to the need for after-school programs.

6. Yay in Your Day | UPS Driver spreads positivity in Cochran one package at a time

Every Thursday over the next few weeks, we're highlighting Central Georgians who bring positivity to people in their community. This week, we're celebrating UPS Driver Jeff Barron. He's an employee that truly goes beyond the call of duty, and folks in Bleckley County believe he puts a little YAY in their day.

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