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Cost of COVID: Ingleside Village Pizza
Cost of COVID: Ingleside Village Pizza
Micah Johnston November 30, 2020

Tina Dixon shares how Ingleside Village Pizza has adapted to continue to serve Macon despite the pandemic.

Cost of COVID: First Presbyterian Church
Cost of COVID: First Presbyterian Church
Macee Palmer November 30, 2020

Assistant Pastor Elliott Everitt shares how First Presbyterian Church has adapted to continue to hold services and build community.

Cost of COVID: Townsend School of Music
Cost of COVID: Townsend School of Music
Samantha Homcy November 30, 2020

Stanley Roberts, associate date of the Townsend School of Music, shares the new safety protocols for music students at Mercer.

Cost of COVID: Fresh Produce Records
Cost of COVID: Fresh Produce Records
James Yoo November 30, 2020

William Rutledge speaks to the financial impact of the pandemic on small businesses and how Fresh Produce Records has come up with creative solutions...

Cost of COVID: Felicia
Cost of COVID: Felicia's Cake Factory
Kayla Davis November 30, 2020

Felicia Howard shares how her company, Felicia's Cake Factory, has moved to  online and curbside service to provide safe and delicious treats...

Cost of COVID: Washington Library adapts
Cost of COVID: Washington Library adapts
Will Magruder, Contributing Writer • November 30, 2020

Mark Bohnstedt shares how Washington Library has adapted to continue to provide their essential services to patrons.

Cost of COVID: And So We Go Productions
Cost of COVID: And So We Go Productions
Chance Allen November 30, 2020

From virtualizing in-person events to socially distanced productions, Jave Bjorkman, owner and creative director of And So We Go Productions,...

Cost of COVID: Campus Clubs
Cost of COVID: Campus Clubs
Serena Golden, Couric Fellow Intern • November 30, 2020

"I'm looking at every child differently because they're on a device all day," says Linda Howard, a teacher at Campus Clubs. Howard shares how...

Cost of COVID: The positive impact on the cycling industry
Cost of COVID: The positive impact on the cycling industry
Lauren Rich November 30, 2020

Bobby Shore, the owner of Bike Tech, shares how the cycling industry has been blown away by the rise in cycling throughout the pandemic. "The...

Cost of COVID: Learning to teach in a pandemic
Cost of COVID: Learning to teach in a pandemic
Mary Helene Hall November 30, 2020

Cailey Thornberg is an education student at Mercer University that teaches full time in an elementary school. She shares her experience of both...

Cost of COVID: The innovative approach of the Macon-Bibb Transit Authority
Cost of COVID: The innovative approach of the Macon-Bibb Transit Authority
Faith Montgomery November 30, 2020

Jami Gaudet shares how the Macon-Bibb Transit Authority adapted their schedules and protocols to continue providing service through the pandemic...

Cost of COVID: Beyond Taboo Tattoo
Cost of COVID: Beyond Taboo Tattoo
Angel Colquitt November 30, 2020

Joshua Dredd, an artist at Beyond Taboo Tattoo, shares how the tattoo and body piercing industry has been impacted by the pandemic. A limited...

Cost of COVID: growing up in a pandemic.
Cost of COVID: growing up in a pandemic.
Amyre Makupson November 27, 2020

MACON, Ga. — When it comes to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, you certainly don’t have to look far for someone’s opinion. Health...

Sky, a boxer mix being fostered in Forsyth, flew to a new home in Virginia courtesy of Pilots N Paws volunteer pilot organization and Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation.
Cost of COVID: Rescue dogs fly from Macon to new homes in pandemic adoption boom
Liz Fabian, Civic Reporting Senior Fellow • November 24, 2020

Packed in a dog crate, a 3-year-old boxer mix named “Sky” took flight Saturday. She was one of a half-dozen dogs who got the ride of their...

Cost of COVID: air quality reports break records in central Georgia
Cost of COVID: air quality reports break records in central Georgia
Amyre Makupson November 23, 2020

When it comes to the pandemic, there have been some positives. As we continue our series looking at the Cost of COVID, Amyre Makupson...

The Macon Newsroom features work from the collaboration among Mercer's Center for Collaborative Journalism, 13WMAZ, Georgia Public Broadcasting and The Telegraph
Cost of Covid