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Here's the 'Good News' happening across Central Georgia May 9-15

A look back on the week that was!

MACON, Ga. — 1. Atrium Health Navicent nurses enjoy pet therapy for National Nurses Week

It's National Nurses Week and Atrium Health Navicent invited some furry friends to help nurses relax, but also to say 'thank you' for all they do. Nurses got to pet and play with pups from the Alliance of Therapy Dogs Monday morning.

2. Warner Robins ice cream shop converted to authentic Mexican restaurant

An ice cream shop turned authentic Mexican food restaurant is now open in Warner Robins. Taqueria la Piña Loka is owned and operated by Beatriz Aguilar and her family. A few months ago, Aguilar was looking to change things up and share some of her culture with the community. She wanted the menu to showcase Mexico, where she was born.

3. Habitat for Humanity celebrates 2 new Macon homeowners

Two Macon families received the keys to a new home they can call their own Wednesday. The Macon Area Habitat for Humanity joined with the community of Lynmore Estates to congratulate the families of Doris Garey and Sharon Tolbert for being new homeowners in the neighborhood.

4. Choo choo! Stay a night in a train car at this unique Lake Oconee campground

Who's that coming down the track? Well, it used to be these train cars, but not anymore! Now, they're being used as cabins at a campground in Greensboro, right on Lake Oconee.

5. Dublin couple collects patches from police, firefighters around the US

A Dublin couple has found an interesting pastime to do together -- they collect police badges. "L.A. County Fire Station #125," Larry Hopkins said while he asked Google to look up a number on his phone.

6. Wine, work, and warm welcomes: See the server everyone raves about at Grits Cafe in Forsyth

The service industry was hit hardest during the pandemic between supply chain problems, finding employees, and even just getting people in the door. In our 'Service with a Smile' series, we're highlighting restaurant employees who dug deep and gave people a positive experience, keeping them coming back again and again and again... In Forsyth, there's a cute downtown area, home to all kinds of businesses. One of them is Grits Café.

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