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When a city loves a man: The Waldens remember Percy Sledge

When a city loves a man: The Waldens remember Percy Sledge

Nicholas Wooten
April 29
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, News, Uncategorized

  The king of slow soul went silent. The world—and the city that finally learned to love him—gave him one last ovation as the curtains closed. Percy Sledge, best known for his 1966 ballad and chart-topper “When A Man Loves A Woman”, died April 14 at his Baton Rouge, Louisiana ...

Students travel to learn Mercer’s history at annual Pilgrimage to Penfield event

Students travel to learn Mercer’s history at annual Pilgrimage to Penfield event

Erica ONeal
October 24
Filed under News

Since the 1900s, Mercer University students have made the annual trip to Penfield, Ga. to participate in the historic Pilgrimage to Penfield event. On Oct. 19, students participated in a cemetery tour, gathering in the chapel, dinner and a display of fireworks hosted by the Student Government Associat...

Lyceum presents Dr. Johnny B. Hill

Felicia Fowler
October 30
Filed under Campus, News

The Mercer Lyceum was developed by the University for the 2011 fall term to support currents lectures and event, and new ones around the theme of “Rebuilding Democracy.” Co-sponsored by organizations of the University and the Macon community students and faculty welcomed Dr. Johnny B. Hill, who presented...

'Spirits in October' haunts historic Riverside Cemetery

'Spirits in October' haunts historic Riverside Cemetery

Alaisha Key
October 19
Filed under Uncategorized

If you are looking to have an encounter with ghosts, ghouls and spirits during this Halloween season, then the Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy is providing a unique opportunity for audiences of all ages to meet some of the cemeteries most beloved residents at a series of events called Spir...

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