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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.”

Fun away from home: How international students can spend their summer abroad

Fun away from home: How international students can spend their summer abroad

Shayna Waltower, Contributing Writer

June 6, 2016


Filed under City, Lifestyle, Showcase

Picking strawberries, spending hours on a lake, attending a concert series and touring the World of Coke in Atlanta. These are all activities that international students can take part in if they are staying in Macon this summer, thanks to Mercer’s International Students Department. While most...

Garden Apartments targeted in string of weekend crimes

Garden Apartments targeted in string of weekend crimes

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor

April 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, City, News

Mercer University students were targets in a string of weekend crimes following Bearstock Saturday April 9. The most violent involved a Mercer University student being robbed at gunpoint inside of his room at the 1503 Garden Apartments. Two men brandishing black pistols entered room 106 aroun...

5/4 Music Space to empower Macon Musicians

5/4 Music Space to empower Macon Musicians

Ireal James, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under City, Music, News

The 5/4 Management Group, who recently launched 5/4 Music Space on Walnut Street in Macon, Georgia, is seeking artists who are interested in enhancing their musical talents in a major way. 5/4 Management Group is a team of music professionals who collaborate to serve the developmental needs of new ...

Centenary Methodist Church hosts celebration for immigrants

Centenary Methodist Church hosts celebration for immigrants

Ireal James, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under Campus, City, News

The noises of drums, clapping and songs filled the Macon streets as the eighth commencement of the Holy Week Pilgrimage for Immigrants took place Sunday, March 20. Centenary Methodist Church hosted the event, but other parts of Georgia participated in the pilgrimage. The Holy Week Pilgrimage for Immigrants, hos...

Bike Macon is kicking cars off of College Street this April

Bike Macon is kicking cars off of College Street this April

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

March 31, 2016


Filed under Campus, City, News, Uncategorized

This April, Bike Macon and other downtown organizations are kicking out the cars and allowing pedestrians to take over College Street. The “Open Streets” event Sunday, April 17 from 2 to 6 p.m. is the first of its kind in Macon, but it’s part of a growing trend in cities across the country. ...

Mercer names Anita Olson Gustafson as dean of College of Liberal Arts

Mercer names Anita Olson Gustafson as dean of College of Liberal Arts

Conner Wood, Editor in Chief

March 31, 2016


Filed under Campus, City, News

Soon seven of Mercer University’s 12 schools and colleges will be led by female deans. After months of interviews and reviewing qualifications, the university announced Anita Olson Gustafson’s appointment as dean of the College of Liberal Arts in a press release Thursday, March 24. President William D. Und...

Do Not Cross: Crime Slows on Campus

Do Not Cross: Crime Slows on Campus

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor

March 31, 2016


Filed under Campus, City, News

The past month has been a quiet one for the Mercer Police department. From Feb. 15 to March 16, only three criminal incidents were reported. Two of the three crimes were thefts by taking. Feb. 15 Mercer Police responded to reports of a suspicious black male behind MEP at 8:40 a.m. The respondin...

Cherry Street Cycles celebrates first anniversary at new location

Cherry Street Cycles celebrates first anniversary at new location

Elliot James, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016


Filed under City, News

First opening seven years ago on Cotton Avenue in Macon, Georgia, Cherry Street Cycles has built a name for itself among the downtown crowd. And the specialty bicycle store will be celebrating its one year anniversary at its current location at 484 Second St. this Saint Patrick’s Day. “We are a...

‘Buy them or else’: Investigator testifies Jibri Bryan was killed in drug deal

‘Buy them or else’: Investigator testifies Jibri Bryan was killed in drug deal

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor

March 2, 2016


Filed under City, Crime, News, Showcase

When Jibri Bryan backed his white Monte Carlo into the Flash Foods parking lot on the corner of College and Forsyth streets, he was there to buy drugs, said a Bibb County investigator. Joe Kovac Jr. and Amy Leigh Womack of the (Macon) Telegraph reported that during a court hearing Wednesday the i...

Shooting near Flash Foods gas station

Shooting near Flash Foods gas station

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

February 2, 2016


Filed under Breaking, Campus, City, News

BREAKING: Shooting near Campus

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