CCJ Reports

Rare piece of Macon’s famed Hay House returns soon

Rare piece of Macon’s famed Hay House returns soon

Drew Daws, Telegraph Intern

February 8, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase

The house, on Georgia Avenue, has one of the oldest stained-glass windows in Georgia. Strong winds damaged the 15-by-6-foot window during a summer storm.

Homeport: For Veterans By Veterans

Homeport: For Veterans By Veterans

Cheyanne Reyome, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Local, Showcase

Off Eisenhower Pkwy in Macon, Ga is an old hotel that has been renovated to transient housing for homeless veterans. The initiative known as “Homeport” opened in 2016 and has been expanding ever since.

Did You Know? Public Art in Macon Edition

Did You Know? Public Art in Macon Edition

Adelia Henderson, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Local, Showcase

Over the past eight years Macon has seen a push to revitalize its streets through public art, mainly due to neighborhood grants and projects.

How-to: Pack an Operation Christmas Child Box

How-to: Pack an Operation Christmas Child Box

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Local

If you are looking to give back during the holiday season, packing a shoebox is easy, cheap and meaningful.

Ancestral Reburial A Bittersweet Homecoming For Muscogee

Ancestral Reburial A Bittersweet Homecoming For Muscogee

Katie Atkinson, GPB Intern

November 1, 2017


Filed under Local, More Student Work, Showcase

In the 1930s, archeologists unearthed millions of objects from the site, including the remains of the people who were buried there. Now some of those people have been brought back home.

Seven Things To Know About The Macon Bacon

Seven Things To Know About The Macon Bacon

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Local

The Macon Bacon baseball team will be playing starting in summer of 2018. Here are seven things to know about the team as they set down roots in Macon.

Central Georgia Greek Festival: By the Numbers

Central Georgia Greek Festival: By the Numbers

Vanessa Alva, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Food, Local

Here's a breakdown of the Central Georgia Greek Festival

Macon a Change: The Rescue Mission

Macon a Change: The Rescue Mission

Cheyanne Reyome, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Local, Showcase

The future of the city and transforming it into a better place is also one of the main focuses of the mission,. The investment they make in the individuals enrolled in the program is how they plan on uplifting the community and reshaping the way people go about their day-to-day lives.

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)

Ten Things to Know about Flying in Macon

Ten Things to Know about Flying in Macon

Adelia Henderson, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Local

For the first time since 2014, passengers can fly commercially in Macon. Contour Airlines now offers nonstop flights from Middle Georgia Regional Airport (MCN) to Baltimore-Washington International (BWI). Besides bypassing all the bustle at Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta, read on for more information and perks about flying in Macon.

Out And About: What’s Your Favorite Fall Food?

Out And About: What’s Your Favorite Fall Food?

Jade Thompson, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2017


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