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Members of the Mercer community watch the March 8 men’s basketball game at the watch party in Mercer Village.

Mercer hosts watch party for SoCon Basketball Championship

Micah Johnston, Sports Editor March 9, 2021
Mercer University hosted a watch party on the main street of Mercer Village for its basketball team’s championship game Monday night.
Photo provided by Natalie Yaeger

New student organization tutors children in Ghana

Mandi DeLong and Lars Lonnroth February 7, 2021
A new student organization at Mercer is working to mentor children in villages around the world, seeking to help address poverty through providing education to low-income communities internationally.
Artist Joereal Numina paints a mural on the exterior wall of Indigo Salon on Coleman Avenue in 2017. The mural is named “Cultivating New Tones on the Spectral Stage of History.”

‘Absolutely unconscionable’: Macon art community blindsided as Mercer University paints over Black history mural

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor April 30, 2020
Numina was invited to paint the mural in 2017. Now that it was destroyed without his consent, he plans to pursue legal action under the Visual Artists’ Rights Act.
Dahlia Sanchez, Lisa Williams, and Andrew Gates hold a pizza box that reads “We appreciate what you are doing for our community!”

New Mercer Village restaurant donates pizzas to first responders and hospital workers

Conner Hendricks, Staff Writer April 13, 2020
JAG’s is offering curbside pickup and to-go orders to limit person-to-person contact. The dining room remains closed until further notice.
Lisa Williams, general manager of the pizzeria, stands at the new counter.

Goodbye Sauced! What’s next for this Mercer Village spot?

Conner Hendricks, Contributing Writer January 30, 2020
The new restaurant will serve all of Sauced’s pizza recipes, but will likely have a more simplified menu.
A Z Beans coffee outside of the Mercer Village storefront.

Mercer-grown coffee shop celebrates one-year anniversary 

McKenna Kaufman, Contributing Writer September 10, 2019
The past, present and future of the Mercer Village staple, according to its co-founders.
Nu-Way making it's way into Mercer Village

Nu-Way coming to Mercer Village

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor November 14, 2015

Nu-way, an old Macon favorite, finds a new home in the Mercer Village as first reported by The Telegraph. The famous hot dog chain is moving into the space currently occupied by Fountain of Juice. Fountain...

A Mercer police officer places a parking ticket on the windshield of a car parked next to a yellow curb near the apartments.

Students and administration wrestle over parking

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor November 11, 2015

“It’s like a wrestling match,” said Ashton Cubbedge, a Mercer junior who transferred from Armstrong State University this fall. In this wrestling match, it’s thousands of pounds of steel instead...

The hours of operation for all food locations are posted around campus.

Growing Pains: Changes to Dining Options Raise Questions

Sophie Peel and Nicholas Wooten September 9, 2015

Record‐breaking freshman classes continue to push the university’s dining resources to its limits. After conducting a market match survey in the spring, Mercer’s administration took the feedback...

Ben Rector wins over Mercer, Macon with bacon song

Ben Rector wins over Mercer, Macon with bacon song

Brett Felty September 27, 2014

On Friday, Sept. 17, Mercer University hosted its first-ever Turn Out to Vote concert, purposed to promote civic engagement within the Mercer University student body and in the community at large. The...

Fountain of Juice opens eco-friendly doors to public

Fountain of Juice opens eco-friendly doors to public

August 18, 2011

On Tuesday, July 12, Fountain of Juice opened its newest location at Mercer Village. Fountain of Juice is owned and operated by two local residents, one of whom is a graduate of Mercer. Carl Phillips...

A customer at Rodeo Beach shops for boots Monday at the company's new retail location in Mercer Village.

Rodeo Beach opens in Mercer Village

alockwood February 23, 2011

A customer at Rodeo Beach shops for boots Monday at the company's new retail location in Mercer Village. [nggtags gallery=rodeo,wordpress,...] A new outdoor clothing and supply store opened in Mercer...

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