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Bearly a Democracy: A claw full of knowledge

The attendees at the Bearly a Democracy symposium get interactive as they meet new people.
November 11, 2015

As time for elections swiftly comes our way, Americans rush to cast their votes in hopes of electing an official that will make a difference for the years to come. The Bearly a Democracy symposium provided...

College Hill and ArtPlace bringing makers to Macon

The Make-End Festival will be held in Tattnall Square Park Nov. 14 -15 and will feature makers and creators from all over.
Fire-breathing robots, wooden books and illuminated bike parades coming to Tattnall Square Park
November 6, 2015
Massive fire-breathing robots -- somebody has to make them. And this November, the College Hill Alliance is holding an inaugural event to highlight those creators.

Bike Macon hopes to unite cyclists

Everyone at the Bike Macon meeting was encouraged to brainstorm ideas for how to make the city more bike and pedestrian friendly. Photo cred Sarah Pounds.
August 27, 2015

Jeff Hugdahl has been teaching chemistry at Mercer University for 18 years. And for at least 10 of them, he’s been riding his bike to work. The trip takes him anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes and is...

Ben Rector wins over Mercer, Macon with bacon song

Ben Rector wins over Mercer, Macon with bacon song
September 27, 2014

On Friday, Sept. 17, Mercer University hosted its first-ever Turn Out to Vote concert, purposed to promote civic engagement within the Mercer University student body and in the community at large. The...

Ben Rector to headline at Turn Out to Vote Concert

September 8, 2014

Nashville-based performer Ben Rector will headline the “Turn Out to Vote Concert,” an event designed to promote civic engagement in Macon. Ben Rector, who is known for his alternative contemporary...

New street signs to revamp look of College Hill Corridor

November 2, 2011

Say goodbye to those worn down signs that are posted around Tattnall Square Park, because the College Hill Alliance is plotting to do some much needed redecorating. The College Hill Alliance in conjunction...

Rodeo Beach opens in Mercer Village

A customer at Rodeo Beach shops for boots Monday at the company's new retail location in Mercer Village.
February 23, 2011

A customer at Rodeo Beach shops for boots Monday at the company's new retail location in Mercer Village. [nggtags gallery=rodeo,wordpress,...] A new outdoor clothing and supply store opened in Mercer...

New university bookstore opens in Mercer Village

New university bookstore opens in Mercer Village
February 14, 2011

Mercer's bookstore opened Thursday in its new location on the ground floor of The Lofts at Mercer Village, marking the latest retail addition in the university's growing push to redevelop the formerly...

The Village needs a nightlife

The Village needs a nightlife
January 31, 2011

Out of those of you who venture downtown for Macon’s nightlife, how many times have you seen incidents happen downtown, feel upset that you have to go so far from campus just to dance, or experience...

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