CCJ Reports

Do you recognize these ‘Fortnite’ sounds?

Do you recognize these ‘Fortnite’ sounds?

Lindsey Farni, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under A&E, Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Local

Sound familiar? Millions are playing this game and the skins, sounds and weapons are becoming more popular everyday. “Fortnite” has dozens of unique and iconic sounds. Do you recognize any of them?

Washington Memorial Library holds story time

Washington Memorial Library holds story time

Skye Crump, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Local

If you visit Macon’s Washington Memorial Library on a Saturday, you might notice the place is filled with kids. That’s because every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. family story time is held. Children and their parents come and listen to a librarian read a book. Afterward, they do crafts. Listen in on the...

Downtown business helps other businesses grow

Downtown business helps other businesses grow

Shaila Warren, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Local

Canady Media is a local digital advertising company located in downtown Macon. Owners Carter Canady and Benjamin Upton provide social media and marketing services to business owners. The full-scale media company is built on helping businesses climb in social media advertising, marketing and business...

Black History: More Than a Month

Black History: More Than a Month

Addison Robinson, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Local

Different things have different meanings to different people. Black History Month is celebrated during the entire month of February, but people are moving toward acknowledging Black history year-round.

Cleanup still going on at Amerson River Park after flooding

Cleanup still going on at Amerson River Park after flooding

Sam Jacobs, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, EngageCCJ, Local

Float Daze, a local organization that organizes river floats as well as cleanups, hosted an event on Feb. 2 to clean Amerson River Park’s trails after the recent flooding. Anthony Campiglia, an executive member of Float Daze, explains what the cleanups are all about....

Seven ways to improve your relationship, according to John Gray, Ph.D.

Seven ways to improve your relationship, according to John Gray, Ph.D.

Lindsey Farni, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019


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

Not everyone loves unsolicited relationship advice. Reading about how to improve the perfect, or maybe not so perfect relationship between you and your significant other is probably not the first thing you click when scrolling through your newsfeed. Although you may have read your share of quick tips a...

Seven places to get the best wings in Macon

Seven places to get the best wings in Macon

Cheyenne Hines, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019


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

When I was younger, I didn’t appreciate a good chicken wing. Now that I’m older, I’m making up for lost time by eating at as many wing restaurants in Macon as possible. During my journey, I have discovered that some eateries remain superior to others. I’ve listed my top seven favorite wing rest...

Five places to enjoy late-night activities in Macon

Five places to enjoy late-night activities in Macon

Shaila Warren, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019


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

Downtown Macon is full of exciting, fun things to do during the day. Macon’s nightlife is just as vibrant. There are places to socialize, dance and eat. Here is a list of five late-night activities right here in downtown Macon for all of you night owls.   1. Just Tap’d Looking for a chill, yet ...

Top 5: The Book was Better

Top 5: The Book was Better

Skye Crump, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2019


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

It’s typical of people to be more critical of movies and shows based on books than they normally would have otherwise. Sometimes it’s with good reason. This a list of the top five books that were poorly made when transferred to screen. 1. “Shadowhunters” Cassandra Clare’s best-selling series “The Mort...

Seven reasons why driving in Macon is terrifying

Seven reasons why driving in Macon is terrifying

James Yoo, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2019


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

1. Wheel shattering potholes Potholes are dotted all over the roads of Macon. The intersection of Pio Nono Avenue and Eisenhower Parkway arguably being the most notorious for being a minefield of potholes. Let your guard down and you might end up with a busted tire and a shattered spine. via GIPH...

Five memes every parent needs to send to their kids

Five memes every parent needs to send to their kids

Sam Jacobs, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2019


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

Until recently, my parents had no clue what the word meme even meant. One day my dad started sending me grumpy cat memes. Needless to say, I was embarrassed by his lack of knowledge about modern memes. This list will help you step up your game and further embarrass your children. 1. Keyboard Cat ...

Vegan dining in Macon

Vegan dining in Macon

Victoria Whitehead, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2019


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

On the quest for vegan restaurants in Macon, many restaurants I visited offered vegan and vegetarian options. However, most options were limited to salads, rice or potato dishes. Several servers did not know the difference between vegan and vegetarian. This is not completely uncommon in a culture and...

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