CCJ Reports

Shopping Local is easy in Downtown Macon

Shopping Local is easy in Downtown Macon

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

May 16, 2019


Filed under Local, Showcase, Video, WMUB Programming

Unique locally grown and handmade products, fresher food, and a connection to the community. According to research by the Advocates for Independent Business, you get all these things when you buy local. At the Mulberry Market, you'll find a lot more than just fresh produce. “I come here every...

5 questions with Three17

5 questions with Three17

Victoria Whitehead, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2019


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local

Who is Three17? Three17 is local worship band in Macon. The band consists of Justis Ward as a vocalist playing rhythm and acoustic guitar, Matthew Harris on piano, Darice Cudjoe as a vocalist, Mark Harris as bass guitarist, Earl Bush as Lead Guitarist, Tionna Harris as a vocalist and Mark Harris as t...

Meet the Record-Breaking Number of Women Running for President in 2020

Meet the Record-Breaking Number of Women Running for President in 2020

Lindsey Farni, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2019


Filed under EngageCCJ, Local

With the next Presidential election coming up in November of 2020, the list of candidates can be hard to keep up with. What is even more notable is the number of women running for a single party’s presidential nomination. As of right now, there are six women entered for 2020’s election. Is this ...

What’s your perfect summer destination?

What’s your perfect summer destination?

Addison Robinson, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2019


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

As summer approaches, many people are finishing up finals, starting a new job, moving or just excited for the warm weather. Regardless, everyone deserves a fun, relaxing getaway trip. A tip to traveling while on a budget is to just pick a place with a cheap flight and then plan afterward. After all,...

Public history proposals at Washington Memorial Library

Public history proposals at Washington Memorial Library

Addison Robinson, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2019


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

Public history is the medium that allows historical knowledge to reach the public. Mercer University Africana studies professor, Matthew Harper, created an event in which public history proposals would be presented to Mercer community members at Washington Memorial Library on April 25. Presentations ...

For the barbecue lovers

For the barbecue lovers

Addison Robinson, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2019


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

Only real barbecue eaters understand that barbecue doesn’t all taste the same. In fact, some barbecue gurus have wondered how some of the barbecue they have eaten was even worthy enough to be classified as barbecue. So, if you want to try some real barbecue in Macon, I’ve compiled a list of the...

Macon Storytellers at Grant’s Lounge

Macon Storytellers at Grant’s Lounge

Victoria Whitehead, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2019


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

Storytelling is the art of captivating an audience’s attention by taking their imagination on a joyride through spoken words. While storytelling isn’t a new pastime, it has evolved. The old tradition has been given a new life. Macon Storytellers is working to keep the rhythm of group storytelling alive...

How well do you know Georgia history?

How well do you know Georgia history?

Lindsey Farni, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2019


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

This I Believe: Skye Crump

This I Believe: Skye Crump

Skye Crump, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Local

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