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Mary Janiga: Named for greatness

Mary Janiga: Named for greatness

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

The game of golf has been with freshman Mary Augusta Janiga from the moment she entered the world. She shares her namesake with the course that takes breathes away  — The Augusta National. The National, host of one of golf’s four majors — The Masters Tournament — resides in Augusta, Georgia...

African American History Month: Select feature of local artists

African American History Month: Select feature of local artists

February 18, 2015

The start of February ushers in African American History Month, a time to pay homage to the hardships that African Americans faced on the road to full citizenship. With so many notable African Americans who called Macon their home, it seems most fair to honor their life’s work in no particular ord...

Movie Causes Waves Through Macon, GA

Movie Causes Waves Through Macon, GA

Chelsey Guy

January 28, 2015

Macon has become a prime location for filmmakers and TV producers. With films being filmed in Macon and going off to have great success, Macon as well as other cities in Georgia is becoming quite the hub for the visual entertainment industry. “It’s been great to see the excitement of people seeing...

BREAKING: Election night results

Jordan Price

November 5, 2014

In an election-night shocker, both David Perdue and Gov. Nathan Deal have significantly outperformed their polls and won their races outright, avoiding what many saw as probable runoffs in both races. Perdue's win helps the GOP take control of the Senate, and Deal's win is one of many surprisingly robust...

Middle Georgia area provides internships, economy creates need for work experience

September 21, 2011

While the economic situation remains stagnate, students will have to find more inventive ways to market themselves. Countless companies around the country stress the importance of work experience on any college graduate’s resume. Luckily, several local business and organizations offer internships for...

Cherry Blossom Festival coming into full swing

Cherry Blossom Festival coming into full swing

Rebecca Mayo

March 16, 2011

    Macon’s International Cherry Blossom Festival has been a local tradition for almost 30 years. The annual festivities are held every year in Central City Park and have provided fun for families in the Macon area as well as out-of-state and even international visitors. This year, mo...

Planned cutbacks to trim HOPE scholarships by 10 percent

Planned cutbacks to trim HOPE scholarships by 10 percent

Matt Hickman

March 2, 2011

ATLANTA –  A recently proposed overhaul of the HOPE scholarship could mean that many Mercer students will have to pay at least $400 more for tuition when they return to campus this fall – and possibly up to $1,200 more in the coming years depending on future lottery revenues. The Georgia House a...

Decision delayed on Music Hall of Fame potential location change

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February 9, 2011

The future of a cultural landmark in downtown Macon is uncertain as board members of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Authority struggle with the decision to keep the museum in Macon or move it to one of three other cities. On Sept. 30, the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Authority issued a Request For Proposals...

Mercer graduate elected Ga. governor

Mercer graduate elected Ga. governor

Elizabeth Bibb

February 1, 2011

Mercer graduate Nathan Deal was inaugurated as Georgia’s 82nd governor at a ceremony in Atlanta on Jan. 10. Deal, a former trustee for the university, is the 7th Mercer alumnus to hold the office of Governor of Georgia and the 11th to become a governor. Due to inclement weather brought on by...

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