CCJ Reports

Macon Food Story, Chapter 1: What is the definition of poverty?


From the culture of southern food, to food access and the health of the region, we're exploring the food habits of the South hoping to answer the question: What does the food...

September 7, 2018 0 comments

Macon Food Story, Chapter 2: What is a food bank?


For nearly 25 percent of Central Georgia’s population, finding enough food is a challenge. That’s why food banks – like the Middle Georgia Community Food Bank in...

September 7, 2018 0 comments

Macon Food Story, Chapter 3: Trinity UMC food pantry


Dozens of local churches serve as avenues for the Middle Georgia Food Bank to get food donations to people who need it. The food pantry opens at Trinity United Methodist...

September 7, 2018 0 comments

Macon Food Story, Chapter 4: Tonya Wright

September 7, 2018

These breweries are in the middle of nowhere Georgia, but totally worth the drive

Jenna Eason, Telegraph staff writer

Roll down the windows and enjoy Georgia’s warm breeze on your way to these breweries and a distillery in the middle-of-nowhere. After driving on bumpy roads with an endles...

September 27, 2018 0 comments

7 must-have foods for a Southern cookout, according to Food Network chef coming to Macon

Justin Baxley, Telegraph staff writer

Celebrity chef Jernard Wells is considered one of America’s top chefs, appearing on the Food Network and opening multiple restaurants around the country. A Mississi...

September 14, 2018 0 comments

7 soul food restaurants in Georgia that serve more than chicken and mac & cheese

Justin Baxley, Telegraph staff writer

Finding good soul food can be a tough task. There are plenty of places that serve your standard fried chicken and mac and cheese. While good, those don’t appeal to everyone....

September 13, 2018 0 comments

Macon Food Story