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Ice skating at the Macon Centreplex

Ice skating at the Macon Centreplex

Meg Oldham, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under A&E, Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local

During winter the Macon Centreplex opens its doors to the public for the opportunity to ice skate on the Macon Mayhem hockey ice. "Me and my friends try to come once, twice a year when it's open," Central High School senior Ashton Smith said. For more information about ice skating at the Macon...

Downtown record store ‘just here trying to get music into people’s hands’

Downtown record store ‘just here trying to get music into people’s hands’

James Yoo, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under A&E, Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local

Tucked away on the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Cherry Street Lane is a little hole-in-the-wall record store. From the outside, it does not look much. It’s on the corner of an ancient building with its windows bombarded with stickers and obscure artwork that reminds anyone who is...

Galentine’s Day songs that Leslie Knope herself would listen to

Galentine’s Day songs that Leslie Knope herself would listen to

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local, Playlists

These girl power hits will put you in the mood to celebrate Galentine's Day on Feb. 13. Have a dance party and make waffles with your friends. It's what Leslie Knope would want you to do.

Songs about love: A playlist for your Valentine’s Day

Songs about love: A playlist for your Valentine’s Day

Aliyah Dorsey, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local, Playlists

This playlist will show the people in your life just how much you adore them. All of these songs are made to bring the special people in your life to mind and give you that warm, fuzzy feeling. So, take a listen and have a lovely Valentine's Day.

9 movies to watch on Netflix this Valentine’s Day

9 movies to watch on Netflix this Valentine’s Day

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Lists, Local

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Whether you are looking forward to it or dreading it, the heart-shaped candy boxes and teddy bears are unavoidable. No matter what your relationship status is, spend your Valentine’s Day with Netflix this year. Here are three categories of movies to watch with your friends, ...

Life After Dark: Sounds of the City

Life After Dark: Sounds of the City

Victoria Whitehead, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Local

There’s something picturesque about Cherry Street on Monday night. The calmness of the street after the weekend festivities seems relatively unnatural. Macon is a city known for its musical heritage. Peacefully the street buzzes and hums with a symphony of sounds. Although the streets are nearly empty, t...

Do you recognize these ‘Fortnite’ sounds?

Do you recognize these ‘Fortnite’ sounds?

Lindsey Farni, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under A&E, Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Local

Sound familiar? Millions are playing this game and the skins, sounds and weapons are becoming more popular everyday. “Fortnite” has dozens of unique and iconic sounds. Do you recognize any of them?

Washington Memorial Library holds story time

Washington Memorial Library holds story time

Skye Crump, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local

If you visit Macon’s Washington Memorial Library on a Saturday, you might notice the place is filled with kids. That’s because every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. family story time is held. Children and their parents come and listen to a librarian read a book. Afterward, they do crafts. Listen in on the...

Downtown business helps other businesses grow

Downtown business helps other businesses grow

Shaila Warren, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Local

Canady Media is a local digital advertising company located in downtown Macon. Owners Carter Canady and Benjamin Upton provide social media and marketing services to business owners. The full-scale media company is built on helping businesses climb in social media advertising, marketing and business...

Black History: More Than a Month

Black History: More Than a Month

Addison Robinson, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


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Different things have different meanings to different people. Black History Month is celebrated during the entire month of February, but people are moving toward acknowledging Black history year-round.

Cleanup still going on at Amerson River Park after flooding

Cleanup still going on at Amerson River Park after flooding

Sam Jacobs, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Local

Float Daze, a local organization that organizes river floats as well as cleanups, hosted an event on Feb. 2 to clean Amerson River Park’s trails after the recent flooding. Anthony Campiglia, an executive member of Float Daze, explains what the cleanups are all about....

Seven ways to improve your relationship, according to John Gray, Ph.D.

Seven ways to improve your relationship, according to John Gray, Ph.D.

Lindsey Farni, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Lists, Local

Not everyone loves unsolicited relationship advice. Reading about how to improve the perfect, or maybe not so perfect relationship between you and your significant other is probably not the first thing you click when scrolling through your newsfeed. Although you may have read your share of quick tips a...

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