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A photo of a Macon home from 160 Cold Creek Pkwy listed by Regan Skinner with Keller Williams Middle Georgia.
Housing Costs continue to rise in most of Middle Georgia
Keith Holmes, Jr June 22, 2021

Buying a house is often the biggest purchase a person will make in their lives, according to businessinsider.com. It's become more expensive...

House pending sale on Vista Circle in Macon in March. With a sharp decline in houses for sale, Maconites looking for a new home are competing by making quick offers, often above the listing price. Low interest rates, a lack of new home builds and increased demand during the pandemic have contributed to a seller’s market.
Demand for houses in Macon continues to soar. Why aren’t more new homes being built?
Jenna Eason, Justin Baxley, Tamari Perrineau/ Telegraph Staff Writers, and Caleb Slinkard/ Telegraph Editor May 5, 2021

Editor’s note: This story was published as part of a series on housing in Middle Georgia by Mercer’s Center for Collaborative Journalism...

Mercer seniors search for housing amid changing market, COVID-19 pandemic
Mercer seniors search for housing amid changing market, COVID-19 pandemic
Micah Johnston May 4, 2021

Editor’s note: Micah Johnston is a student at Mercer University working with the Telegraph this spring. This story is part of a Middle Georgia...

New housing construction in the Highlands subdivision in Macon.
What is Infill Housing in Macon?
Nicole Bailey-Covin April 23, 2021

Editor’s note: This story is part of a Middle Georgia housing series by Mercer’s Center for Collaborative Journalism with partners 13WMAZ, ...

Macon-Bibb County Tax Commissioner Wade McCord briefs nearly 100 people who gathered at the courthouse steps for April
Bargain houses help recoup taxes with Macon-Bibb's new process
Liz Fabian, Civic Reporting Senior Fellow • April 23, 2021

Hundreds of people packed into the United building at Carolyn Crayton Park last month, hoping to buy property from the Macon-Bibb County Land...

Calvin Jackson picks up trash in the yard of one of two vacant houses in ill repair in the cul de sac on his street in the Kings Park neighborhood of Macon recently. Jackson says picking up trash this way is a habit he
Addressing Blight in Macon
Debbie Blankenship, Center for Collaborative Journalism • April 20, 2021

Editor’s note: This story is part of a Middle Georgia housing series by Mercer’s Center for Collaborative Journalism with partners 13WMAZ, ...

Christèle Parham on cultivating a healthy ecosystem for Black creatives
Christèle Parham on cultivating a healthy ecosystem for Black creatives
Ashley Pemberton May 21, 2021

Co-founder of Macon Black Tech and HamTECH Solutions, Christèle Parham shares her love of Macon and her experience cultivating community in the tech and innovation space...

Macon artist Charvis Harrell shares how social justice is reflected in his work
Macon artist Charvis Harrell shares how social justice is reflected in his work
Ashley Pemberton May 21, 2021

Local Macon artist Charvis Harrell speaks about his latest work, Cartoon Violence, that he created in reaction to the murder of George Floyd and inspired by the Black Lives...

Meet The Balcony Boys
Meet The Balcony Boys
Arianna Long May 21, 2021

Four Mercer students and close friends created a YouTube channel called The Balcony Boys to talk about the real issues that come up in life, by college students for college...

Curator Jeff Bruce on his path and work at the Tubman African American Museum
Curator Jeff Bruce on his path and work at the Tubman African American Museum
Arianna Long May 21, 2021

Director of Exhibitions at the Tubman African American Museum Jeff Bruce shares his own path; how a friend helped him find his passion curating exhibitions and how he now...

Finding a family through performing drag
Finding a family through performing drag
Drew Robertson May 21, 2021

Members of Macon's The Tribe share what performing drag means to them.

Playing Shoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht
Playing Shoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht
Keith Holmes, Jr May 20, 2021

Mercer's Distinguished Artist Ward Stare and students Augusta Schubert and Anna Black share what it is like to play Shoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht as they train and perform...

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