The Macon Newsroom

Once full barstools at Parish on 2nd are now empty, as restaurant owners hope more customers will return to dining rooms amid the pandemic.
The Cost of COVID-19: how the pandemic changed the restaurant industry
Amyre Makupson September 17, 2020

The cost of COVID-19 on the restaurant industry has been astronomical. Cooks and wait staff have lost jobs and some restaurants are scared of...

Bus driver Michael Huff and cashier Barbara Blair load meals onto a school bus at Burdell-Hunt Magnet Elementary School.
Bibb Schools Provide Meals During Virtual Learning
Nicole Bailey-Covin September 17, 2020

LaShonza Young is a working mom who knows well the cost of COVID-19 for her family.   This Macon mom has two girls, a 16-year-old at Westside...

Until the end of the year, licensed vendors will get a reduced rate to set up shop on Macon-Bibb County public sidewalks to help people make money during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 street vendor policy goes into effect in Macon-Bibb
Liz Fabian, Civic Reporting Senior Fellow • September 17, 2020

Food carts and street vendors could soon be popping up around Macon-Bibb County after commissioners approved a temporary relaxing of regulations...

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Cost of Covid