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Fresh Produce Records is closed to regular, in-person business due to COVID-19 precautions, but they allow customers to place orders by calling the business.

Record realness: Vinyl records are taking over the music scene… again!

Jacqueline Lamothe, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

Before the reign of streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music, vinyl records were the primary way to listen to a favorite artist uninterrupted in the comfort of one’s home. Now, both music artists...

There are only about 900 fans allowed in capacity at the Ed Defore Sports Complex (pictured).

Middle Georgia high schools set own football schedules amid COVID-19 concerns

Keith Holmes Jr., Contributing Writer October 1, 2020
High schools were allowed to begin play by Sept. 4 and were already allowed to practice in pads as of Aug. 1.  Despite these dates, many high schools have delayed their season until October, if not later. 
Garden Apartments targeted in string of weekend crimes

Garden Apartments targeted in string of weekend crimes

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor April 14, 2016

Mercer University students were targets in a string of weekend crimes following Bearstock Saturday April 9. The most violent involved a Mercer University student being robbed at gunpoint inside...

Andrew Eck, 5/4 Music Space Co-owner, stands next to historical piano at the business' brick in mortar on Walnut Street.

5/4 Music Space to empower Macon Musicians

Ireal James, Staff Writer April 14, 2016

The 5/4 Management Group, who recently launched 5/4 Music Space on Walnut Street in Macon, Georgia, is seeking artists who are interested in enhancing their musical talents in a major way. 5/4 Management...

Cherry Street Cycles celebrates its first anniversary at their new location on Second Street in Macon, Georgia.

Cherry Street Cycles celebrates first anniversary at new location

Elliot James, Staff Writer March 17, 2016

First opening seven years ago on Cotton Avenue in Macon, Georgia, Cherry Street Cycles has built a name for itself among the downtown crowd. And the specialty bicycle store will be celebrating its...

Do Not Cross: Campus crime increased during 2015

Do Not Cross: Campus crime increased during 2015

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor February 27, 2016

Campus crime increased in 2015 Crime on and around Mercer University’s Macon campus rose from 70 incidents in 2014 to 85 during the 2015 calendar year, according to internal reports provided to The...

Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian, noted civil rights leader, will give the first Keynote Address entitled

Beloved Community Symposium reaches 12th year

Sarah Pounds, News Editor February 10, 2016

“Shadowed beneath thy hand, may we forever stand, True to our God, true to our native land.” These words may be unfamiliar to you. They're the words to a song called “Lift Every Voice and...

The Make-End Festival will be held in Tattnall Square Park Nov. 14 -15 and will feature makers and creators from all over.

College Hill and ArtPlace bringing makers to Macon

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer November 6, 2015
Massive fire-breathing robots -- somebody has to make them. And this November, the College Hill Alliance is holding an inaugural event to highlight those creators.
Head to the Harvest Faire Hay House recreation on Halloween eve from 4:00-7:00 p.m.

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...

As part of the initiative Georgia Grown, the newly opened Dirt Farmer's Marketplace offers a fresh selection of local products. Pictured from left to right: Mike Lavender, Assistant Manager; Moriah Lavender, General Manager; Brendan Rowley, Owner-Operator.

Dirt Farmers Marketplace brings fresh, local fare to Macon

Mary Lathem, Arts and Lifestyle editor September 30, 2015
Brendan Rowley talks homegrown goodies.
The Student Government Organization hosts a Mac Party for Mercer students and others to come and experience what Macon has to offer.

Mac Party offers fresh view of Macon

Summer Perritt, Staff Writer September 24, 2015

Friday marked a momentous day for the city of Macon as hundreds of students from Mercer University, Wesleyan College and Middle Georgia State University flocked to the first ever Mac Party. Designed...

Janea Feeney helps paint the exterior of a house as part of the 2014 MLK Day of Service.

First Service Saturday of the semester is on the horizon

Katie Atkinson, Contributing Writer September 16, 2015
MerServe aims to heighten community involvement among students this year by hosting monthly Service Saturdays, which will place student volunteers in contact with local non-profits in need of aid.
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