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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

2016 brings changes to Macon and Mercer

2016 brings changes to Macon and Mercer

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Campus, City, News

Donn Rodenroth, The Telegraph Flooding in Macon Takes Over Ocmulgee River Flash floods popped up in Georgia over the winter break with the Ocmulgee River cresting at nearly 28 feet in early December and lowering less than a foot by January. According to Liz Fabian at the Telegraph, cleanup crews gathere...

Bear Bites: Molly’s Red Rooster Café

Bear Bites: Molly’s Red Rooster Café

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor

December 2, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites, Business, City

Molly's Red Rooster Cafe dishes out great food with a side of southern hospitality.

Fresh off the Docket

Fresh off the Docket

Megan Rosinko, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Breaking, Campus, City, Showcase, Student Government, Uncategorized

Special committee for parking Vice President Jolly is spearheading the creation of a short-term special committee to investigate parking related concerns. The goals of this committee are to investigate student concerns, collect and gather data on the current parking situation, and develop solutions to...

Mercer plans to build new Innovation Center for entreprenuers

Mercer plans to build new Innovation Center for entreprenuers

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

November 17, 2015


Filed under Breaking, Business, Campus, City, News, Showcase

Mercer wants to make Middle Georgia the Silicon Valley of the south

Bear Bites: Ninja

Bear Bites: Ninja

November 11, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites, City

Mulberry Street Lane is unassuming to the untrained eye. But the narrow alleyway is steeped in history. At the Downtown Grill, diners can sit at the booth where Greg Allman proposed to Cher. Somewhere over there, rock and roll star Little Richard was arrested for soliciting a male prostitute. But the...

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