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“Macon Peace”: Local organizations aim to decrease youth violence

Sterling Neill, Contributing Writer September 28, 2019
Organizer and creator of the community organization LJ Malone said he believes that the citizens of Macon desperately need a new approach to handling violence. He got the idea to start this organization while advocating for music artists in the Macon area.
The campus-carry bill has made it through the House of Representatives and Senate of Georgia's General Assembly and waits on Governor Nathan Deal's decision.

Campus carry bill explained, Mercer sees no changes

Summer Perritt, Staff Writer March 17, 2016

The Georgia House of Representatives passed a bill Feb. 22 to legalize the carry of concealed weapons on public college campuses. Bill 859, otherwise known as “Campus Carry,” allows any student...

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