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Movie Causes Waves Through Macon, GA

Macon has become a prime location for filmmakers and TV producers. With films being filmed in Macon and going off to have great success, Macon as well as other cities in Georgia is becoming quite the hub for the visual entertainment industry. “It’s been great to see the excitement of people seeing parts of our city in ‘Trouble with the[Read More…]

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Martin Luther King Day Service Video

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Taking Steps Toward A New You This New Year

“I want to lose some weight.” “I want to volunteer more.” “I want to get fit.” “I want to find love.” “I want to procrastinate less. “I want to be better with my money.” Sound familiar? They should, considering that you have most likely heard them or even said some of them yourself. These are just a few examples of[Read More…]

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The Grey American Sniper

Clint Eastwood pushes movie-goers to their limits in the film adaptation of Chris Kyle’s 2012 memoir “American Sniper”.  Eastwood, as one would expect, takes certain liberties in telling Kyle’s story and deviates from the memoir several times. However, Kyle’s own tendency to embellish cast doubts on the accuracy of the memoir— unsubstantiated claims of beating up former Minnesota Governor and[Read More…]

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Smoke'n Pig Restaurant

Bear Bites: Smok’n Pig

The red roofs and lit-up neon sign facing the road with the word “Bar-B-Que” all in flames are unmistakable. Connected to the Macon Mall on Eisenhower Parkway is Smok’n Pig BBQ. Members of our group had heard the name before. It was always mentioned in a reverent tone. We entered the parking lot with high hopes. Walking through the entrance,[Read More…]

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Across the Sea: Adriel Taslim, Mercer’s First Marshall Scholarship Finalist

Adriel Taslim was 7,700 miles away, and time was scarce. The 2014 Mercer graduate had already been teaching English to students at the Mongkol Wittaya School in Lamphun, Thailand, for six months when he learned that he had been selected as one of the 164 Marshall Scholarship finalists. “Honestly, I was a little bit panicked about it since their initial[Read More…]

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