CCJ Reports

Sky Over Macon

Sky Over Macon

Mahima Sultan, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under A&E, Local

On Sept. 28 the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Macon held their second to last ‘Sky Over Macon’ event where attendees learn about astronomy and witness the celestial events that are happening in the planetarium and observatory. Watch this video to get a glimpse of what the event was like and see ...

Confucius Institute Day at Wesleyan College

Confucius Institute Day at Wesleyan College

Aliyah Dorsey, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Local, Uncategorized

Confucius Institute Day was held on Sept. 29 at Wesleyan College in Macon. There were traditional Chinese games, music, food and crafts! The event was designed to celebrate Chinese culture and celebrate the anniversary of Confucius Institutes worldwide.   ...

Oktoberfest in Macon

Oktoberfest in Macon

Ryan Weaver, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2018


Filed under A&E, Food, Lifestyle, Local, Uncategorized

Oktoberfest is Germany’s largest fair and festival. Millions of people travel from around the world to attend the two-week event. And if they can’t make it to Germany, they hold their own festivities. Just Tap’d in Macon held an Oktoberfest celebration on Sept. 29. Traditional polka music was pla...

Macon native hosts album release at The Society Garden

Macon native hosts album release at The Society Garden

K.J. Lemoine, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2018


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local

On September 29, aspiring musician Molly Stevens welcomed many of her fans to Macon’s Society Garden to celebrate the release of her new album, “Here and Now.” Stevens is a Macon native and 2005 Mercer University graduate. “I have been performing since age four,” Stevens said. Stevens...

Making Bacon

Ryan Weaver, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, Local

There are three minor league teams for every team that plays in Major League Baseball. There are hundreds more semi-pro and amateur teams in over 20 different leagues across America. These minor league, semi-pro and amateur teams don’t get the attention or draw anywhere near as many fans as the pro tea...

Macon’s Got Curves: American Victorian Edition

Macon’s Got Curves: American Victorian Edition

Elliot James, Contributor

February 17, 2018


Filed under A&E, Local, Showcase

Here are eight of our favorite downtown Macon homes and commercial structures exemplifying this quintessential style, in no particular order:

Listen: Karaoke Night at the Hummingbird

Listen: Karaoke Night at the Hummingbird

Taylor Drake, Contributor

February 8, 2018


Filed under A&E, Local, Showcase

Every Wednesday, the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom hands the mic over to Maconites for karaoke night. Listen to this sensational rendition on John Denver's hit song, "Take Me Home, Country Road."

Seven Halloween Shows to Binge Watch on Netflix

Seven Halloween Shows to Binge Watch on Netflix

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under A&E

With all the fall events going on, sometimes it's necessary to stay at home and curl up on the couch with a cup of hot chocolate. If you are unsure of what to watch next, here are seven spooky TV shows that will get you into the Halloween spirit.

Open Streets Macon Advocates For More Accessible Streets

Open Streets Macon Advocates For More Accessible Streets

Vanessa Alva, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under A&E, Local, Showcase

Open Streets Macon organized by Bike Walk Macon held its second event on Sunday afternoon for community members to enjoy the streets of Macon and ride their bikes, roller skates or walk without cars.

Five Things To Do In Macon This Weekend

Five Things To Do In Macon This Weekend

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under A&E, Local

With Halloween getting closer, there are plenty of fall events to enjoy this weekend. The hardest thing you have to do this weekend is choosing which ones to go to. (Oct. 13-15)

Faces of the Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

Faces of the Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

Devyn Mode, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

Over 300 native people gather at the Ocmulgee Indian Celebration every year to share their culture and reflect on their heritage. See what they and festival-goers had to say.

Laurel Huster

September 21, 2017


Filed under A&E, Food, Local, Sports

Fall is just beginning, which means it is finally football season! If you want to watch football with a crowd, here are seven places in Macon that we recommend. Buffalo Wild Wings This is a perfect place for football fans. With 72 TV screens, you can watch several games at once. They also occasi...

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