CCJ Reports

Organizations join forces to fight a common cause: hunger

Organizations join forces to fight a common cause: hunger

Rylee Kirk, Student Journalist

April 23, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, More Student Work, Showcase

Five organizations came together for one day to fight a common cause: hunger. Rylee Kirk has the story.

Vietnam veterans are honored in an exhibit at the Tubman Museum

Vietnam veterans are honored in an exhibit at the Tubman Museum

Madilyn Harrell, Student Journalist

April 4, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, More Student Work, Showcase

A Mercer University professor and professional photographer, Johnny Crawford, created a display to honor unsung heroes of the Vietnam War, black veterans. Madilyn Harrell toured the exhibit with the photographer.

Climate change and its impact on Macon weather

Climate change and its impact on Macon weather

Rylee Kirk, Student Journalist

April 4, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, More Student Work, Showcase

Macon's weather has changed over time. Local residents at a senior center discuss what they have observed with Rylee Kirk.

African drum lessons teach kids an important history lesson

African drum lessons teach kids an important history lesson

Madilyn Harrell, Student Journalist

February 22, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, More Student Work, Showcase

Brother Kwame teaches kids how to play the African drums once a month on Saturdays at the Tubman Museum in hopes of preserving tradition.

What’s in a Name? Soul food vs. Southern food

What’s in a Name? Soul food vs. Southern food

Aliyah Dorsey, CCJ Student Journalist

January 24, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, More Student Work, Showcase, Video

When someone thinks of the South, food is often what comes to mind. Mac and cheese, collard greens, green beans and fried chicken are all hallmarks of what is popularly known as southern food. However, these items can also be classified as soul food. So what is the difference and where did the name...

Being vegan in the south

Being vegan in the south

Nadia Pressley, CCJ Student Journalist

January 24, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, More Student Work, Showcase, Video

Tiyana Chaney began her vegan journey in 2014 after deciding to slowly remove animal products from her diet for physical and mental health reasons. Now that Tiyana Cha has been strictly vegan for over a year, finding local restaurants that cater to her diet is a challenge. “I will bring my own food...

‘Everybody knows you by name’ at this small town soul food and seafood restaurant

‘Everybody knows you by name’ at this small town soul food and seafood restaurant

Justin Baxley, Telegraph Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Macon Food Story, Showcase

JEFFERSONVILLE, GA - The Kountry Kitchen & Seafood restaurant serves up more than just soul food. It also dishes out a hearty side of community. “I basically come here for the home feeling. Everybody knows you by name,” customer Tameka Walker said. Located on Magnolia Street in Je...

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