In the News

Augusta’s Pinnacle Club evolves under Goodwill management – April 16, 2019

If you haven’t been to the Pinnacle Club in a while, you’re in for a surprise.

Buying this Masters merchandise aids a great cause – April 9, 2019

A few miles from Augusta National’s storied grounds is a different sort of Amen Corner.

Goodwill's Good Readers benefits many kids in Macon at Cherry Blossom Festival – April 4, 2019

Goodwill of Middle Georgia held a Good Readers event at Macon’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival last week.

Culinary arts students get to show off their skills for Masters – April 3, 2019

Whether it's pimento cheese sandwiches or Georgia peach ice cream sandwiches, the food at Augusta National is a big draw for patrons.

THE PINNACLE OF PRESTIGE – March 27, 2019

Revitalization seems to be on every corner in downtown Augusta.

Saturday Chefs: Helms College serves up community cooking classes – March 16, 2019

Mike Thigpen is a regular at Helms College’s Saturday Chef Community Cooking Classes.

A robust job gain in January shows US economy's durability – Feb. 1, 2019

U.S. employers shrugged off last month's partial shutdown of the government and engaged in a burst of hiring in January, adding 304,000 jobs, the most in nearly a year.

Helms College Equipping Students to Fill the Gap in Middle-Skill Labor Shortage – Jan., 2019

A report released by the Southern Regional Education Board affirms the value of Helms College’s model of providing a solid knowledge base with experiential learning opportunities to equip students to fill an ever-increasing number of middle-skills jobs. With campuses in Macon and Augusta, Helms College is a private, independent postsecondary career school sponsored by Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia, Inc. and is licensed by the Georgia Non-Public Post-Secondary Education Commission.

Local help offered to furloughed workers amid government shutdown – Jan 28, 2019

As the partial government shutdown has reached day 26, people employed by some government agencies are hurting without their paycheck. About 800,000 people nationwide received $0 on their pay stub last Friday.

Staffing Agencies help bridge employment gap during shutdown – Jan. 18, 2019

The bills keep coming even if the paychecks don't-- for almost 16,000 Georgians who are furloughed or working without pay during the government shutdown.

Year-end giving period may be muted due to tax act – Dec. 29, 2018

The traditional year-end giving period might be anticlimactic for area charities as the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act goes into full effect.

SunTrust Foundation – Oct. 26, 2018

On the evening of Oct. 18, the SunTrust Foundation donated a total of $2.7 million in grants to 36 nonprofits across the Southeast and Midwest. Each nonprofit received a grant of $75,000.

Helms College culinary instructor named Chef Educator of the Year – Oct. 14, 2018

Peter Vossenberg, the executive chef for Edgar’s Grille and a culinary instructor for Helms College, has received the 2018 Southeastern Chef Educator of the Year award, presented by the American Culinary Federation.

METRO’S BEST 2018 BUSINESS WINNERS – Sept. 19, 2018

Once again, the spies have returned for their second mission: To check out the very best that Augusta has to offer in our shopping and services categories, according to the readers of the Metro Spirit.

A DAY BEFORE GRAND RE-OPENING, MEMAW’S ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH GOODWILL – Aug. 22, 2018

Macon native Alfreda “Memaw” Lockette’s famed restaurant in Bellevue is preparing to open its doors for the first time since her passing.