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  • GPB Radio | Macon

    WMUM-FM 89.7 FM

    (478) 301-5761






    Click here for more station information

  • GPB Radio | Macon

    WMUM-FM 89.7 FM

    (478) 301-5761






    Click here for more station information

  • GPB Radio | Macon

    WMUM-FM 89.7 FM

    (478) 301-5761






    Click here for more station information

Latest Macon News

Is The Media Giving Trump A Harder Time Than Previous Oval Office Occupants?

Today on “Political Rewind,” we explore President Trump and the media. It has been a fractious relationship for decades, but has greatly intensified with Trump in the Oval Office. Is the "mainstream media" giving Trump a harder time than previous occupants of the White House?
May 24, 2017

Georgia Likely To Feel Effects Of Proposed Cuts To EPA

President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal makes drastic cuts to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that will likely be felt in Georgia. The Trump administration wants agencies like the state’s Environmental Protection Division to take on the work of protecting air and water.
May 24, 2017

Veterans Return Home, Find Comfort On The Farm

For many veterans returning from war, it can be difficult to adjust to civilian life. A new documentary premiering on PBS on Memorial Day tells the story of one veteran who has suffered emotionally and physically from war, only to return home as a farmer where he’s trying to find peace. The film previously ran at the Macon Film Festival last summer. We talk with filmmaker Alix Blair about her documentary, " Farmer/Veteran ." We also hear from Jon Jackson, a Georgia veteran who started a farm in Milledgeville . Jackson is now working with other veterans adjusting to life after war. And for more on how exactly farming can help those with post-traumatic stress disorder, we hear from Melinda Paige, who teaches clinical mental health counseling at Argosy University in Atlanta.
May 24, 2017

One Last Look At The Old School

They say you can’t go home again. So maybe you should take a good long look before you leave? That’s what seniors from Northside High School in Warner Robins did recently when they took a field trip to their old elementary and middle schools. At Westside Elementary, students lined the halls to see the graduates. When Northside students walked in wearing their blue caps and gowns, students and teachers erupted. At the head of the line is Alexis Monroy. This was her school. “This school means so much to me because this is where I came from.” she said. She was happy to come back as a good example for these younger students. “That way they don't say hey I don't think I'm cut out for this and then end up dropping out last minute,” she said. Monroy could think of about five classmates who did just that. Monroy is headed to Middle Georgia State University to become a nurse midwife. Westside principal Cynthia Hammond said for Monroy and others from this neighborhood, this is a real achievement
May 22, 2017