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Harvest Faire to recreate Hay House history

Harvest Faire to recreate Hay House history

Parker Van Riper, Opinions Editor

October 28, 2015

On the eve of Halloween, the Hay House will open its doors for its annual Harvest Faire. Sponsored by the Knight Foundation—a non-profit dedicated to supporting community engagement—the event will take place between 4:00-7:00 p.m. The Harvest Faire is a recreation of a faire in the 1800s, emu...

Douglass House torn down due to "structural damage"

Nicholas Wooten

November 15, 2014

An excavator tore through the bricks of 872 Pine Street. The shell of a home belonged to Charles Douglass, a wealthy African-American businessman and community leader. Douglass, born in 1870 to former slaves, made his fortune in Macon from humble beginnings. He grew up in a one room house built by his...

The Voices at 535 Cotton Avenue: Capricorn Record’s Business Office condemned, near destruction

The Voices at 535 Cotton Avenue: Capricorn Record’s Business Office condemned, near destruction

Nicholas Wooten

October 9, 2014

“I like to say in Macon that, if our walls could talk, they would definitely sing,” said Jessica Walden, co-owner of Rock Candy Tours, a Macon music history tour company, and daughter of Capricorn Records co-founder Alan Walden. However, the voices coming from 535 Cotton Ave. are in danger of being silenced forever. Walden and her husband were preparing for their Saturday Rock n’ Roll stroll...

Mercer to relocate houses for Phase II of Lofts

Mercer to relocate houses for Phase II of Lofts

Kaitlin Marrin

October 19, 2011

Be prepared Mercer, in the near future three homes will be slowly creeping by campus on their way to a new location as their empty lots become the next loft development. The homes, currently located at 1658, 1674 and 1690 Coleman Ave., will be relocated to 1035, 1065 and 1071 Oglethorpe St. The ho...

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