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YKK employees wave from the top of a float at the Cherry Blossom Festival.
March 20, 2018

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...

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

March 30, 2015

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...

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

Cherry Blossom Festival Celebrates New Developments: Fall Calendar, Endowment Fund
September 27, 2014

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...

A 'Halluva Auction' to save the Halls of Fame

A 'Halluva Auction' to save the Halls of Fame
April 27, 2011

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...

Mercer’s community involvement increasing, students well informed

March 30, 2011

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...

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