CCJ Reports

Five Little Known B-Sides from Macon Artists

Five Little Known B-Sides from Macon Artists

Jackson Dillard, Contributor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase

Macon’s rich music history is one of the first things you hear about when you come to the city. Countless hits have been written and recorded in this town, but just as many B-sides and deep cuts have come from the famous acts this area has spawned. Let’s take a quick look at some notable B-sides!

The 4-7-8 Community Calendar: Feb. 18

The 4-7-8 Community Calendar: Feb. 18

February 20, 2018


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Thank you for watching the 4-7-8 Community Calendar. We bring you the Macon events of the week from Mercer University.

Macon’s Got Curves: American Victorian Edition

Macon’s Got Curves: American Victorian Edition

Elliot James, Contributor

February 17, 2018


Filed under A&E, Local, Showcase

Here are eight of our favorite downtown Macon homes and commercial structures exemplifying this quintessential style, in no particular order:

Listen: Karaoke Night at the Hummingbird

Listen: Karaoke Night at the Hummingbird

Taylor Drake, Contributor

February 8, 2018


Filed under A&E, Local, Showcase

Every Wednesday, the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom hands the mic over to Maconites for karaoke night. Listen to this sensational rendition on John Denver's hit song, "Take Me Home, Country Road."

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


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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


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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.

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