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Here's the 'Good News' happening across Central Georgia (May 30- June 5)

A look back on the week that was!

MACON, Ga. — 1. Macon couple behind Cherry the pink poodle works to restore old Houston County fire truck

Paul and Alice Williams own Cherry, the iconic poodle dyed pink for the Cherry Blossom Festival every year, and now they have another claim to fame you might see at the Pinkest Party on Earth in 2023!

2. Fort Valley artist paints selfie mural for the community ahead of Peach Festival

The annual Georgia Peach Festival kicks off in Fort Valley this weekend and this year, you'll be able to take some cool selfies while you're there.

3. US Olympian giving swim lessons at Dublin water park

Kids in Dublin can get free professional swimming lessons this weekend, but they're not from just any professional...U.S. Olympian Maritza McClendon is a 2004 silver medalist and the first African American female to make the U.S. Olympic swim team.

4. Cast your line in Georgia's waterways for free on the next two Saturdays

For some of us, it wouldn't be summertime without a little fishing, but you might be a little wishy-washy when it comes to handling bait and reeling in a bass. The state has just the answer...

5. Summer is here and so are hungry stomachs. A Monroe County nonprofit is working to keep kids fed

With school out for the summer, parents have a lot of mouths to feed while their children are home, which is why many school districts in Central Georgia offer summer meal programs.

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