CCJ Reports

What You Missed in Macon This Weekend

What You Missed in Macon This Weekend

Taylor Drake, The Creek Intern

October 18, 2017


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An Interview With Rich Williams of Kansas

An Interview With Rich Williams of Kansas

Drew Daws, 11th Hour Intern

October 18, 2017


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Known as the “Guitar Player’s Guitarist,” Rich Williams has been with the band Kansas, an iconic American rock group, since 1973. He has traveled across the country for over 40 years performing and has no plans of stopping anytime soon. Prior to forming Kansas, he was a member of White Clover,...

Just Curious: What is the history of Washington Park

Just Curious: What is the history of Washington Park

Jacklyn Ramkissoon, Practicum Student at WMAZ

September 20, 2017


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This report has been contributed by Jaclyn Ramkissoon, a student from Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism. A popular venue for Second Sunday concerts or family picnics, Washington Park has an interesting landscape and design. We were “just curious” how it came to be th...

Mercer women’s soccer team keeps up its strong play

Mercer women’s soccer team keeps up its strong play

Ryan Weaver, Telegraph Practicum Student

September 18, 2017


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  Mercer’s women’s soccer team continued its winning streak, adding two more this weekend. The streak is up to four as Mercer sits at 6-4. The first win came against Presbyterian in a 1-0 decision in South Carolina on Friday, and that was followed by a 6-0 win over South Carolina State...

Nathan Watson Is Along For The Ride At The Learn And Earn Bike Shop

Nathan Watson Is Along For The Ride At The Learn And Earn Bike Shop

Katie Atkinson, GPB Intern

September 8, 2017


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Watson keeps Learn and Earn running on bike donations from the community. Kids at Learn and Earn meet twice a week to take the bikes apart and rebuild them again. At the end of the program, Watson signs off on their hours, and they get to pick out a free bike to bring home.

Midstate Red Cross providing ‘everything we can’ to Hurricane Irma evacuees

Midstate Red Cross providing ‘everything we can’ to Hurricane Irma evacuees

Noemi Griffin, Telegraph Intern

September 8, 2017


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The Central/Midwest Georgia Red Cross center is welcoming Hurricane Irma evacuees from Florida and South Georgia. The shelter has been providing housing, food and more.

Gas stations packed in Middle Georgia in anticipation of Irma

Gas stations packed in Middle Georgia in anticipation of Irma

Matthew Causey, Telegraph Practicum Student

September 8, 2017


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Middle Georgia gas stations are having an influx of customers fueling up vehicles Friday in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. There were reports earlier this week of gasoline shortages in Florida and concerns of more of the same in Georgia. However, some Middle Georgia stations reported Friday they...

Just Curious: How has Mercer student population grown in the last decade?

Jaclyn Ramkissoon, Practicum Student at WMAZ

September 4, 2017


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This report has been contributed by Jaclyn Ramkissoon, a student from Mercer University's Center for Collaborative Journalism. We were “just curious” about the population growth of Mercer University's Macon campus in the past decade. Since 2008, freshman enrollment at the Macon campus has increased...

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