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Mill Hill East Macon Artist Village revitalizes art community

The first phase of this initiative was to restore the auditorium on Clinton Street to create a community arts center.

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

November 22, 2019

The Macon Arts Alliance started renovating the historic cottages along Schell Avenue and Hydrolia Street in order to create living spaces for artists in the community.

Things to do in Macon this holiday season

Second-year students Nay Gordon and Sanaa Yusuf bundle up for the incoming winter months and discuss their holiday plans.

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

November 5, 2019

With the holiday season coming up, Macon is going to be a hotbed of artistic and cultural events. There will be activities for everyone, from festivals to food trucks to fire breathers, all in the heart of the city. 

Preview: Macon Wine and Arts Festival to feature boozy bake sale, celebrity chefs, cocktails and more

Graphic provided by the Macon Arts Alliance

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

September 25, 2019

The Festival was created by the Macon Arts Alliance in order to bring more attention to the art community in Macon and to draw people together.

Mercer Artist: Caleb Brown

Caleb Brown, senior psychology major, said he didn't start painting until a year ago.

Jayla Moody, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2016

Caleb Brown, a senior psychology major and art minor from Fayetteville, Georgia, came to Mercer University to study physical therapy and to play football. “I just decided to pursue art full time in January, and now in March I’ve already reached over half of my goals,” Brown said. Brown has bee...

Two Mercer students confess to vandalizing bear statues

Two Mercer students confess to vandalizing bear statues

Marin Guta

March 18, 2015

Two Mercer students from Kappa Alpha fraternity confessed on Wednesday to vandalizing two bear sculptures. Mercer University's Police Department found the missing bear statues on the corner of Coleman Avenue and Adams Street at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, according to Chief Garry Collins. The two fibergl...

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