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New Madrid and White Violet to serenade Macon

Corner concerts will host New Madrid and White Violet to play in Shriner Temple on Dec. 6 New Madrid and White Violet are Athens-based bands. White Violet is an Athens based band that has a guitar-heavy presence with easy vocals and a sound that takes cues from peers in both their hometown of Athens and their new digs in the[Read More…]

Mercer reacts to Florida State shooting

Mercer reacts to Florida State shooting

A shooting this week at a Florida State University has prompted other schools — including Mercer — to scrutinize their own campus safety plans. FSU was praised for their timely response to tragedy. Once the university received notice of the gunman’s whereabouts, FSU’s campus police officers stormed into Strozier library and shot the armed gunman after he failed to comply[Read More…]

by Nov 22 0 comments Breaking, Campus, City, Crime, News
North Korean freedom struggle comes to Mercer

North Korean freedom struggle comes to Mercer

The North Korean freedom struggle has made its way onto campus. On November 17, the Korean Student Association (KSA) hosted the non-profit organization, Liberty In North Korea (LINK). The event was designed to raise awareness about the issues North Koreans face on their journey to freedom. “Not a lot of people know what’s going on in North Korea,” said Augustin[Read More…]

by Nov 20 0 comments Campus, News
Voicebox: What do you think about Mercer’s changes?

Voicebox: What do you think about Mercer’s changes?

A buzz of positivity has followed the announcement of a coming-soon residential, retail and commercial development on Mercer University’s campus. Autumn ushered in news of an address change and the proposed plans for new Loft developments along with new campus restaurants and lodging accommodations. Several current students and alumni shared their opinions about the proposed plans. When asked how they[Read More…]

by Nov 20 0 comments Campus, News
Fort Valley woman receives innovative 3-D printed knee

Fort Valley woman receives innovative 3-D printed knee

The scars on her knees tell a story of renewal and relief. In December of last year, and again this past May, Kathy Magill underwent two innovative medical procedures in which she received 3-D knee implants. Living on a farm out in Fort Valley, the 67-year-old Magill’s constant rough activity and later chronic arthritis, took its toll on her joints.[Read More…]

by Nov 20 0 comments Local, News, State
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 being used “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[Read More…]

by Nov 20 0 comments City, Columns, Local, News