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Macon’s Appeal to Filmmakers

Piper Riser and Scott Dahlberg December 1, 2023

Visit Macon’s Senior Vice President Aaron Buzza speaks on the film industry and its history in Macon as well as why Macon is an attractive location to filmmakers.

How Does Wear Use Its Money?

Megan Jackson and Emily Benelli December 1, 2023

Wear is a non-profit donation-based thrift store in downtown Macon with a strong connection to Depaul USA, an organization fighting to end homelessness. Alyssa Jones and Sr. Theresa Sullivan explain where...

Macon’s Tiny House Project

Lex Grove and Kam Everett December 1, 2023

Cass Hatcher, CEO of River Edge Behavior Health, discusses the expanding Tiny House project and answers questions regarding the project's goal, what makes a good candidate for the tiny homes, how the homes...

How Big Brothers, Big Sisters Benefits the Macon Community

Haleigh Dearden and Jordyn Bibby December 1, 2023

Betsy Fitzgerald, President and CEO of Big Brother Big Sister of the Heart of Georgia explains how the organization benefits the Macon community. She discusses past challenges and future projects to build...

GHSA ruling on NIL deals shakes up high school sports

Gabriel Kopp and KC Wetherington December 1, 2023

Name, image and likeness (NIL) deals have made their way to high school sports as the Georgia High School Association approved a measure that would allow such deals between student-athletes and companies....

Why Visit Macon?

Elijah Smith and Pariss Nicholson December 1, 2023

Visit Macon has been an integral part in Macon's burgeoning tourist industry. Marisa Rodgers, the director of marketing for Visit Macon, shares some of the things that make Macon unique.

How Does Fire Safety Work in Macon-Bibb County?

Domonique King and Kasey Hoyt December 1, 2023

Sgt. Jeremy Webb of the Macon Bibb Fire Department talks about the role of fire safety education in the communities and some of the ways residents can prevent fires from happening in their homes

What does the Macon Arts Alliance do?

Loren Reddish and Chris Hill December 1, 2023

Macon Arts Alliance Executive Director Julie Wilkerson talks about the ways the organization supports arts and culture in Macon.

NBA Power Rankings

NBA Power Rankings

N'Kyzie Hawkins, Center for Collaborative Journalism November 21, 2023

  The Denver Nuggets: Coming off of a championship season, the Nuggets are returning with full health. The roster is returning minus role player Bruce Brown. However, Jamal...

The Origin of Halloween

Piper Riser, Center for Collaborative Journalism November 6, 2023

Mercer University Assistant Professor of Anthropology Doctor Lauren Dodaro discusses the origins of Halloween.

The Appeal of Pickleball in Macon

Pariss Nicholson, Center for Collaborative Journalism November 4, 2023

Paul Midkiff of the Macon Pickleball Association discusses the rising popularity of pickleball in Bibb County.

The Importance of Public Art in Macon

Megan Jackson, Center for Collaborative Journalism November 3, 2023

Public art is an important aspect of many communities, and Julie Wilkerson, the executive director of the Macon Arts Alliance, is working to keep public art alive in the city of Macon.

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