CCJ Reports

Tiny Tour: The Cannonball House

Tiny Tour: The Cannonball House

Skye Crump, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local

The Cannonball House museum in Macon is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m to 3:30 p.m. The house was built in 1853 as a planter’s townhouse. For tickets and more information about the museum’s special events and exhibits visit cannonballhouse.org.

Tiny Tour: Amerson River Park

Tiny Tour: Amerson River Park

Lindsey Farni, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2019


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Have you ever visited Amerson River Park? Maybe you have and you want to go again, but you just don’t have the time right now. Take a look at this tiny tour of Amerson River Park and see if you recognize any of the places included. There are many lawns, pavilions and areas for watching tubers float...

This I Believe: Aliyah Dorsey

This I Believe: Aliyah Dorsey

Aliyah Dorsey, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019


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Photo Story: Macon Street Style

Photo Story: Macon Street Style

Meg Oldham, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2019


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Photos of models and immaculately styled runway looks plaster the pages of our favorite fashion magazines, tabloids and blogs alike.  However, in recent years, the rise of street style has shifted some of the focus off of the catwalks and onto the sidewalks. Photographers who may not have had access int...

Photo Story: Macon at Night

Photo Story: Macon at Night

James Yoo, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2019


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Macon, a city that is only a shell of what it used to be. The downtown area is filled with derelict buildings and scars of what Macon once was: a bustling city of 122,423 with flourishing transportation and textile industry. But then, the money moved away, away from Macon to other towns of America or ov...

Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park: Trail Snapshot

Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park: Trail Snapshot

Sam Jacobs, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2019


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Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park is home to a rich history and culture here in Macon. But what people might not realize is the expansiveness of the park. The park has about six miles of trails that are all well kept and gorgeous natural scenery right here in the heart of Macon. The six miles are made up...

Downtown Macon Restaurant Spotlight

Downtown Macon Restaurant Spotlight

Addison Robinson, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2019


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How to eat like you’re at The Masters

How to eat like you’re at The Masters

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019


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This week, not too far down the road from Macon, the Masters golf tournament will be taking place at the Augusta National Golf Club. The Masters is one of the most prestigious golf tournaments in the world, and while the tournament has many infamous qualities, the concessions are a fan favorite.   ...

Macon’s Music History

Macon’s Music History

Shaila Warren, Contributing Writer

April 7, 2019


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Macon is full of history and takes the charts like no other city when it comes to music legacy. It is a place where many major artists and record companies called home. Artists such as Little Richard, Otis Redding and The Allman Brothers all got their start here. This photo story provides a glimpse ...

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