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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


Filed under Local

Middle Georgia Fall Bucket List

Middle Georgia Fall Bucket List

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Local

Fall is finally here, which means that cooler weather and Halloween are coming. Use this bucket list to make sure that you don’t miss any special events that are happening soon.

Six things to do in Macon this weekend

Six things to do in Macon this weekend

Devyn Mode, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Lists, Local

As fall approaches, Macon has no shortage of festivals, football games and events. Your only problem might be deciding which one you want to go to most. Here’s a list of six festive and fun things to do this weekend in Macon.

Kyle On A Budget: Thrifting in Macon

Kyle On A Budget: Thrifting in Macon

Kyle Mullins, Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Local, Showcase

For many men, buying clothing is not a fun task. There are few things as disappointing as finding a great pair of shoes or a nice shirt, and then feeling like the air has been punched out of you when you look at the price tag. If this is an experience you’ve had shopping in Macon, then you should ...

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...

Three Places to Hike in Middle Georgia

Three Places to Hike in Middle Georgia

September 13, 2017


Filed under Local

‘Tis the season for embracing all that mother nature has to offer! It’s finally Fall, aka the best season in the South. Spring in Georgia usually means amazing weather, radiant colors and a time for outdoor activities

Four Macon Restaurants Vegetarians Will Love

Four Macon Restaurants Vegetarians Will Love

September 7, 2017


Filed under Local, Showcase

Already a vegetarian? Trying to transition to a vegetarian lifestyle? Or simply trying to limit the amount of meat in your diet? Luckily, the city of Macon offers a unique cuisine with restaurants that have a wide variety of meatless options.

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