CCJ Reports

Audiogram: Scott Mitchell from Travis Jean Emporium

Audiogram: Scott Mitchell from Travis Jean Emporium

Aliyah Dorsey, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Local

Listen as Scott Mitchell discusses his story and pride in being a business owner in Macon. Mitchell is the owner of Travis Jean Emporium on Cherry Street. On Sundays, he often has musical performances outside his store. https://youtu.be/OtwHBi2KgmA

Audiogram: Macon Dog Park

Audiogram: Macon Dog Park

Chas Pridgen, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Local

Who doesn’t love dogs? Sometimes, all a person needs to feel calmer is to spend some time with their lovely pets. The Macon Dog Park is a great place to go find some peace and relaxation. https://youtu.be/--1HMACDBgE

Introducing Macon Me Curious

Introducing Macon Me Curious

Sonya Green

June 26, 2018


Filed under Local, Macon Me Curious, Showcase

Introducing, Macon Me Curious, a collaborative journalism project from the Center for Collaborative Journalism with GPB Macon, and The Telegraph & macon.com that will answer your questions about Macon and Middle Georgia. Are you curious about how the money collected from the new downtown parking meters will be allocated a...

Macon’s Got Curves: Neoclassical Edition

Macon’s Got Curves: Neoclassical Edition

Elliot James, Contributor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Local

Here in Macon there are many first-rate examples of Neoclassical Revival buildings, from downtown municipal structures to private homes. These are our five city standouts.

Five Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Macon

Five Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Macon

Devyn Mode, Contributor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Local

Middle Georgia has no shortage of events to celebrate Earth Day 2018. Here are some options from giving back to the community to getting your garden party on in Macon.

Making Bacon

Ryan Weaver, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, Local

There are three minor league teams for every team that plays in Major League Baseball. There are hundreds more semi-pro and amateur teams in over 20 different leagues across America. These minor league, semi-pro and amateur teams don’t get the attention or draw anywhere near as many fans as the pro tea...

Red Light/Green Light

Mitch Jaugstetter, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Local

MACON, Ga. -- If you’ve ever been in Downtown Macon late at night or early in the morning, you may have wondered why the traffic lights flash red. The red lights downtown flash from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday. The lights flash at downtown intersections and create four-way stops...

How to Prepare for a Macon Summer

Devyn Mode, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Local

Breaking: This summer in Macon will be hot, hot, hot. Here’s some tips for avoiding the effects of the Macon heat. Put up your darkest curtains to separate yourself from the scorching sunlight. This won’t make a big difference in the temperature of your home or your enormous electric bill, but it will allow y...

Tips for Gardening in Macon

Tips for Gardening in Macon

Elliot James, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Local, Video

Spring is here and we have the scoop on how to make sure your Macon garden is the best on the block.  Find out what plants are perfect for Middle Georgia weather.

How To Qualify To Run For Local And State Office

How To Qualify To Run For Local And State Office

Devyn Mode, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Local

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, many previously apolitical citizens have come to the forefront of political change. Running for local and state office is one way people are trying to make a difference.

Just Curious: What is the secret to keeping the spark alive in a marriage?

Just Curious: What is the secret to keeping the spark alive in a marriage?

Thais Ackerman, 13WMAZ Intern

March 2, 2018


Filed under Just Curious, Local

Arthur and Jane Brook married on Dec. 20 1952 and welcomed children, grandchildren and great grandchildren to their family over the course of their life together.

Tiny Tour: Tubman Museum

Tiny Tour: Tubman Museum

Mitch Jaugstetter, Contributor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase

The Tubman African American Museum opened in 1985 and has grown over the years as a cultural and educational resource for the community. The museum strives to educate people about African American music, art, history and culture.

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