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Local Business Spotlight: Ocmulgee Traders

Local Business Spotlight: Ocmulgee Traders

Macon natives and business owners Laura and Steve Bell were tired of hearing the words “Macon” and “potential” in the same sentence. “We heard that word ‘potential’ for so long when describing Macon,” Laura Bell said. “We were so tired of hearing that word, and we were like ‘let’s do something.’” The entrepreneurial couple, who both own and manage a[Read More…]

by Nov 20 0 comments City, Columns, Local, News
Get involved in Macon with Service Saturdays

Get involved in Macon with Service Saturdays

Change the world one Saturday at a time with the Center for Leadership and Volunteerism’s Service Saturdays. The center organizes the events to help the community by allowing students to volunteer. “I think it’s a good way to get involved with the community and let the community know that you care about them,” said Annalise Estrada, a service scholar at[Read More…]

by Nov 20 0 comments Campus, News

National Novel Writing Month inspires Mercer sophomore

For the last 16 years, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), a nonprofit organization created with the goal of spreading the joy of writing, has inspired budding writers and experienced novelists alike to take on the challenge of completing at least 50,000 words of a novel over the 30 days of November. NaNoWriMo’s thriving online community provides a platform for authors[Read More…]

by Nov 19 0 comments News
“Sister Act” at The Grand brings Broadway to Macon

“Sister Act” at The Grand brings Broadway to Macon

Want to see a Broadway show for only $20? While that may be a stretch in New York City, but Mercer students can go to The Grand Opera House this afternoon or evening for Sister Act Produced by none other than the star of the feature film, Whoopie Goldberg herself, and with music written by the eight-time Oscar-winner Alan Menken,[Read More…]

Douglass House torn down due to “structural damage”

An excavator tore through the bricks of 872 Pine Street. The shell of a home belonged to Charles Douglass, a wealthy African-American businessman and community leader. Douglass, born in 1870 to former slaves, made his fortune in Macon from humble beginnings. He grew up in a one room house built by his father and began a bicycle rental and repair[Read More…]

by Nov 15 0 comments Breaking, City, Local
Macie Franklin's design concept was used to create the official logo for Mercer's Quality Enhancement Plan. MERCER MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Mercer Senior Macie Franklin wins QEP logo competition

Mercer University senior Macie Franklin was named the winner of the Quality Enhancement Plan logo design competition hosted by the Student Government Association. A version of her design will be used to promote “Research that Reaches Out,” the five-year QEP aimed at improving student learning. QEPs are required of universities preparing to reaffirm their accreditation. “The accreditation process is judging[Read More…]