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Dickey Betts, a founding Allman Brothers Band member and one of the greatest guitarists of all time, died Thursday. He was 80 years old.
Dickey Betts, legendary guitarist and founding Allman Brothers Band member, dies at 80
Betts, widely considered one of the greatest rock guitarists ever, penned 'Ramblin' Man,' 'Jessica'
Caleb Slinkard, GTLN Editor • April 18, 2024
Mulberry United Methodist Churchs Chris Abbott places flowers in the Blessed Mother Chapel of St. Joseph Catholic Church for the Old City Flower Festival March 15-18.
Old City Flower Festival returns to St. Joseph Catholic Church
Nearly 20 churches to decorate sanctuary in an ecumenical event ‘for the greater glory of God’
Liz Fabian, Civic Journalism Senior Fellow • March 15, 2024
The Death of The Crazy Bull
The Death of The Crazy Bull
College students say goodbye to a nightlife institution
Amelie Horace, Center for Collaborative Journalism • February 13, 2024
This Week At The Macon Newsroom (April 1st, 2024 Edition)
Liz Fabian, Civic Journalism Senior Fellow • April 1, 2024

CCJ Senior Fellow Liz Fabian keeps you in the know and informs you on what’s going on this week at The Macon Newsroom. We’ve got you covered...

This Week At The Macon Newsroom (March 25th, 2024 Edition)
Liz Fabian, Civic Journalism Senior Fellow • March 25, 2024

CCJ Senior Fellow Liz Fabian keeps you in the know and informs you on what’s going on this week at The Macon Newsroom. We’ve got you covered...

This Week At The Macon Newsroom (March 18th, 2024 Edition)
Liz Fabian, Civic Journalism Senior Fellow • March 18, 2024

CCJ Senior Fellow Liz Fabian keeps you in the know and informs you on what’s going on this week at The Macon Newsroom. We’ve got you covered...

  • ‘Panicked rush to gas’ could hike energy costs, report warns regulators April 19, 2024
    The nation’s largest public power company, the Tennessee Valley Authority, which serves 10 million people in Tennessee and parts of six neighboring states, has put forward plans for eight new natural gas plants since 2020. In South Carolina, Dominion Energy and Santee Cooper are pushing the state Legislature to pave the way for a 2,000-megawatt natural gas power […]
    Robert Zullo
  • Full jury selected in Trump’s criminal trial on hush-money charges April 18, 2024
    The New York state court trying former President Donald Trump on criminal charges empaneled a full 12-person jury on the third day of the trial Thursday, according to reports. The trial approached the end of its first phase Thursday afternoon as one of six alternate jurors was also selected. Selection of more alternates will continue Friday. […]
    Jacob Fischler
  • Rural counties rely on prisons to provide firefighters who work for free April 18, 2024
    If you call 911 in rural Georgia, the nearest emergency responders might come from the local prison. In 1963, the Georgia Department of Corrections began a program to train incarcerated people as firefighters to support not only their prisons, but also the surrounding communities. Over time, the program has grown dramatically. Today, prison fire teams from 19 […]
    J. Carlee Purdum