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Business Spotlight: CrossFit AOA

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Business, Health and Wellness, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

“When we’re young, we trade health for wealth. When we’re old, we trade wealth for health," Minter said.

Business Spotlight: Ampersand Guild Hall

Business Spotlight: Ampersand Guild Hall

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer

December 4, 2016


Filed under Business, News

“Seeing people create art makes me want to create art and write more and become more of myself. In that way, I think this a place where you can find something and get inspired,” Sultan said. “I would recommend anybody to come here because it’s beautiful and awesome.”

Mercer Landing additions to be completed in new year

Mercer Landing additions to be completed in new year

Elliot James, Staff Writer

December 4, 2016


Filed under Business, News

Chain restaurants like Mama Goldberg's Deli and Chen's Wok were expected to already be open for business.

The Mill returns to its LGBT+ background

The Mill returns to its LGBT+ background

Vanessa Alva, Staff Writer

November 25, 2016


Filed under Business, News, Showcase

“We continue to build shows showing the diversity in our shows. We have transgender, we have drag queens, we have drag kings, [and an] ethnically diverse cast,” Marshall said. “We're all about diversity and that builds a strong community.”

The Ocmulgee Brewpub set to open downtown

The Ocmulgee Brewpub set to open downtown

Summer Perritt, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Business, Showcase

If you’re tired of the same old eateries in Macon, you're in luck. Ocmulgee Brewpub will be opening up in downtown Macon. From the Macon-based family that brought you Just Tap’d, the Ocmulgee Brewpub will be the first on-site brewery in town. “What will make Ocmulgee Brewpub different from any...

JC Thrift aims to sell threads, serve community

JC Thrift aims to sell threads, serve community

Summer Perritt, Opinions & Lifestyle Editor

November 6, 2016


Filed under Business, News, Showcase

If you’re looking to snag some deals on clothing or furniture and want to give back to the Christian community in the process, head down to JC Thrift on New Street in downtown Macon. JC Thrift, standing for Jesus Christ, is a second-hand store that aims to offer affordable, gently-used clothing a...

Golden Bough has cats, books and Macon history

Suzanna Price, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2016


Filed under Business, City, News

When you first walk into Golden Bough, a used bookstore on Cotton Avenue, you are struck with the nostalgia and historical interest that can only come from books. Eric Wakefield, the store owner, has done his best to preserve and improve the building that began as an antiquarian bookstore in 198...

Business Spotlight: Robinson Home

Business Spotlight: Robinson Home

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

October 9, 2016


Filed under Business, News

Attention foodies: your search for a local gourmet kitchen store is over. Robinson Home in downtown Macon is here to satisfy your desire to shop locally in the community and to fulfill all your kitchenware needs. In the store itself, one can find a variety of coffee products, specialty spreads, chic coo...

New bowling alley coming to Macon in mid-October

New bowling alley coming to Macon in mid-October

Rose Scoggins, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Business, News

Mercer students will have the ability to bowl a strike at a brand new bowling facility beginning in mid-October. Pin Strikes Macon will be located at 4318 Sheraton Drive, just 13 minutes from campus. Regional Operations Director of Pin Strikes, Tim Mullen, said it is because “Macon was a...

Reboot Retrocade & Bar Set to Open in Mid-October

Reboot Retrocade & Bar Set to Open in Mid-October

Summer Perritt, Opinions & Lifestyle Editor

August 20, 2016


Filed under Business, City, News

Macon’s newest bar may also be its nerdiest.

Michael’s Law Could Bring Change to Bar Crawl

Michael’s Law Could Bring Change to Bar Crawl

Katie Atkinson, News Editor

August 19, 2016


Filed under Business, City, News, State

“Just because you’re at a place that sells alcohol doesn’t mean you’re there to drink,” Neese said. “It’s fun to go out with your friends and to just have fun. You can still be safe and not drunk to do that.”

Campus Crime Report: Mercer Construction continually targeted

Campus Crime Report: Mercer Construction continually targeted

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Business, Campus, Crime

Lofts Phase V faces nearly $14,000 in damages after a string of crime-related incidents on construction site.

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