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Sorority life: Post-grad

Sorority life: Post-grad

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

September 11, 2014

I will be the first to admit that I did not truly appreciate being a sorority member my freshman year. It was fun and all, but toward the end of my freshman year - when I would leave Mercer - I was disillusioned. It is the same as any family unit; there will be times when you are done with one another....

Cuisine Critiques With Molly: Jonah’s

Molly McWilliams Wilkins/ Cluster Staff

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

January 22, 2014

I have to admit it—I put this article off. My schedule always seems to catch up with me at the last minute and I’m rushing to put out an article in the only five minutes I have to spare. Between being a mom to two very en- ergetic kids, starting a business and hiring interns, maintaini...

Historic Tremont Temple threatened with demolition

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

November 19, 2013

A church that survived the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement now faces possible destruction by 21st century progress.  The cornerstone of Tremont Temple Baptist Church, located on Forsyth Street in downtown Macon, was laid in 1900. It’s congregation formed in 1897 and met in a home on Cotton Avenue until...

Cuisine Critiques with Kelsey: Soup for you

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

November 9, 2013

With the changing weather upon us, I found myself with a bit of a cold this week. In all fairness, I thought it was best to sub a writer in for me so that my taste test would not be thrown off! Who better to feature this week than Molly Wilkins, Local Editor herself. Enjoy her review of local hot...

International Award granted to College Hill

International Award granted to College Hill

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

October 25, 2013

The College Hill Alliance was awarded two awards from the International Economic Development Council. The first was a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for it’s efforts to recruit businesses and to encourage neighborhood revitalization in the College Hill Corridor. The second was a...

Second Sunday concert draws crowd in the thousands

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

October 25, 2013

The Second Sunday finale concert, put on by the College Hill Alliance, went out with a bang. Singer Percy Sledge, whose hits include “When a Man Loves a Woman” and “Take Time to Know Her”, graced the stage with his return to Macon. Sledge and The Bluesmasters performed for a crowd of around 5,...

Reichert Wins Macon-Bibb

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

October 25, 2013

Mayor Robert A. B. Reichert has claimed victory in a runoff over former mayor C. Jack Ellis for the new consolidated Macon-Bibb government. As of Tuesday night, all 40 precincts reported; Reichert won 39 precincts with a total 25,899 votes cast for Reichert and 15,182 for Ellis. “To those people who did not vote...

Riechert Wins Macon-Bibb

Riechert Wins Macon-Bibb

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

October 16, 2013

Mayor Robert A. B. Reichert has claimed victory over former-mayor C. Jack Ellis for the new consolidated Macon-Bibb government. As of Tuesday night, all 40 precincts reported; Reichert won 39 precincts with a total 25,899 votes cast for Reichert and 15,182 for Ellis. “To those people who did not vote...

Scarves-how to rock the nifty neckwear of Fall

Trey Smith / Cluster Staff

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

October 13, 2013

I’d like to think I’m somewhat of a fashion expert, after all I have had a local fashion column for around seven years and my blog, www.makeitworkmolly.com , has been live for a few years now. (Oh and, by the way, I give away things on my blog, so check it out!) So, yeah, I think I know my stuff. When the question of “how to wear scarves” came up, I k...

Mumford and Sons visit Atlanta

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

October 1, 2013

English folk rock band Mumford and Sons performed to 22,000 people at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta on September 10 as part of “ The Full English” North American Tour. This tour featured Bear’s Den and the Vaccines as opening performing acts. Opener The Vaccines are an English indie rock ban...

Advice to Mercerians

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

October 1, 2013

I think a lot about what kind of advice I can give to my fellow Mercer classmates. You see, I am at least 10 years older than the other members of The Cluster staff. I am a student in the evening program, finally finishing my Bachelors degree after having started it as a freshman in 2001—when most o...

Prospective McDuffie Center students present Labor Day concert

Prospective McDuffie Center students present Labor Day concert

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

September 13, 2013

This Labor Day marked the first concert for the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings of the season. It was a standing room only event, with the lines starting to form an hour before the performance. The guest festival artists were comprised of eight high school students, some of whom are joint-enrolle...

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