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Here's the 'Good News' happening across Central Georgia (June 6-12)

A look back on the week that was!

MACON, Ga. — 1. Warner Robins Museum of Aviation commemorates 78th D-Day

As we lose more World War II veterans each year, the Museum of Aviation wants to make sure their legacy lives on. The Museum of Aviation is full of sights and sounds through the history of flight in the U.S., and that includes the crucial role of air support during the D-Day invasion of Normandy.  

2. Native American canoe-builders create traditional vessel for Ocmulgee National Historical Park

At Macon's Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, you can see thousands of years of Native American history unfold. This week, you can see a new exhibit take shape right before your eyes.

3. Pleasant Hill kicking off Juneteenth week with a community reunion

This weekend is the start of Juneteenth week, and community leaders in Macon are encouraging their neighborhoods to come together. Juneteenth is the federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Macon community groups plan events throughout next week leading up to the official holiday on June 20th.

4. Macon remembers filming of Jackie Robinson biopic '42,' 10 years later

We're taking a walk down memory lane Friday. It's the 10th anniversary of the filming of "42" starring Chadwick Boseman playing a young Jackie Robinson at the start of his baseball career.     

5. Age not an issue for Central Georgia 92-year-old taking on new job

A person in their 90s is called a nonagenarian, and most have settled into a life of relaxation far away from their working years, but one woman blows that model out of the water. Betty Acito is not exactly working a 9 to 5, but she is putting in the hours and making a difference.

6. Macon dance studio to take the stage in 15th annual recital

The Grand Opera House will host the 15th annual recital of the Kali Dance Studio for the Arts this weekend. The recital will showcase the skills of all Kali's students dancing to all genres of music.

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