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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, ...

In February, audiences could tune in to an online production of Theatre Macon’s Bright Star Concert Version, pictured here. Theatre Macon continues to hold online performances. Photo courtesy of Theatre Macon.
Theaters in Macon continue to adapt amid pandemic
Drew Robertson March 29, 2021

One year ago, theaters around the world were shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many have yet to re-open. But the pandemic has not prevented theaters from employing...

Tubman Museum hosts the Pan African Festival
Tubman Museum hosts the Pan African Festival
Ashley Pemberton March 29, 2021

The Tubman museum will host the Pan African Festival from May 1 to May 2. The festival celebrates the rich culture of the African continent through art, games and food.  The...

Tiny Tour: Alleys of Downtown Macon
Tiny Tour: Alleys of Downtown Macon
Macee Palmer March 24, 2021

Macon’s Downtown area has a variety of experiences to offer its visitors. In addition to the shops and restaurants found on the streets of downtown, the alleys have hidden...

Sounds of Homeland Village
Sounds of Homeland Village
Michael Williams March 15, 2021

Homeland Village is like a little taste of Africa in the heart of Macon. With authentic African scents, food and fashion all around, it’s a shop where one can explore their...

A Sunday conversation at VJ
A Sunday conversation at VJ's barber shop
Larry Sullivan March 15, 2021

On an average day VJ’s Cutz and Styles would be filled wall to wall with waiting customers, but this Sunday appointment was a little different. When I walked into the barbershop...

Sounds of Sunday morning on Cherry Street
Sounds of Sunday morning on Cherry Street
Mandi Delong March 15, 2021

Cherry Street is home to some of Macon’s most well-known businesses, including the Reboot Retrocade & Bar, Parish on Cherry and the Rookery. While it’s a must see...

Sounds of Macon Mayhem
Sounds of Macon Mayhem
March 15, 2021
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