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Racially charged vandalism, fires in Sherwood Hall

Racially charged vandalism, fires in Sherwood Hall

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under News

Following recent bulletin board fires and outbreak of racially charged vandalism in Sherwood Hall, Dean of Students Douglas Pearson met with students for an open forum Thursday evening. “This is very serious. We are looking at criminal activity here, and we are treating it as such,” Pearson sai...

Old Miller burns in suspicious fire

Old Miller burns in suspicious fire

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

August 16, 2015


Filed under City, News

Old A. L. Miller High School burned early Friday morning in a fire without known cause, but plans for redeveloping the property will still move forward. The fire started a little after midnight and primarily affected the gym and cafeteria buildings, the Macon Telegraph reported. Macon-Bibb Coun...

Fire behind Pio Nono Kroger destroys old cotton mill

Fire behind Pio Nono Kroger destroys old cotton mill

Alex Preston

March 24, 2011


Filed under Breaking

A fire broke out Thursday afternoon in the old Atlantic Cotton Mill behind the Kroger on Pio Nono Avenue, emitting a dark plume of smoke that could be seen from as far away as Mercer’s campus. The more than 100-year-old building, which had been planned to be converted into lofts, was almost tota...

Miss Molly trolley destroyed by fire

Miss Molly trolley destroyed by fire

clewis

February 23, 2011


Filed under Campus, City, News

One of Mercer's two student trolleys inexplicably burst into flames early Friday morning just moments after dropping off its last load of passengers at Greek Village. The driver of the iconic "Miss Molly" trolley was traveling north on Stadium Drive near the University Center around 3:30 a.m. when he noticed smoke ...

Miss Molly trolley destroyed by flames

Miss Molly trolley destroyed by flames

clewis

February 21, 2011


Filed under News

One of Mercer's two student trolleys inexplicably burst into flames early Friday morning just moments after dropping off its final load of passengers at Greek Village. The driver of the famed "Miss Molly" trolley was traveling north on Stadium Drive near the University Center around 3:30 a.m. when he noticed smoke coming from the vehicle's rear engine. He immediately called 911, bu...

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