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Floating building a family business for Middle Georgia man

Floating building a family business for Middle Georgia man

Rylee Kirk, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News

Parades are float after float of colorful decorations. There are Christmas parades, St. Patrick’s Day parades and Macon even has its own Cherry Blossom Parade. In Middle Georgia, one man constructs these floats for a living. For Kip Dingler, building parade floats is in his blood. “This was my...

5 Things: SGA elections, Koncert for Kim, Macon's recording-breaking low temps. and more

5 Things: SGA elections, Koncert for Kim, Macon's recording-breaking low temps. and more

Marin Guta

March 30, 2015


Filed under News

Student Government Association elections The polls are finally open for the SGA presidential elections. The two tickets, Austin Harrison and Taylor  Jolly, and Tony Perella and David Boggs, will go head-to-head to earn the titles president and vice president. This year will prove to be an excit...

Cherry Blossom Festival Celebrates New Developments: Fall Calendar, Endowment Fund

Cherry Blossom Festival Celebrates New Developments: Fall Calendar, Endowment Fund

Mary Lathem

September 27, 2014


Filed under City, News

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival, a beloved Macon staple that delights visitors from far and wide each spring, will feature two exciting developments this year. The events of the festival have traditionally begun in the months leading up to March, when Macon’s 350,000 beautiful Yoshino cherry trees ...

A 'Halluva Auction' to save the Halls of Fame

A 'Halluva Auction' to save the Halls of Fame

Rebecca Reed

April 27, 2011


Filed under Uncategorized

For months news has circulated about the possibility of Macon losing the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame to another city, maybe even a bigger city in Georgia. While we may have kept the halls from being moved for now, there is still a chance that they may be lost. Now, there are more people in Macon backing...

Mercer’s community involvement increasing, students well informed

Rebecca Mayo

March 30, 2011


Filed under Uncategorized

Mercer University is known for keeping its student population well informed with community events. This year, Macon’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival attracted more Mercer students than ever before. The festival featured a college night that drew large crowds to Central City Park and also featured...

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