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Macon Community News

The Macon Newsroom

Macon Community News

The Macon Newsroom

The Brookdale Warning Center opened January 6, 2021 and provides 24 hour services for people in need and the homeless. Today they need more volunteers

Community Partners Support Housing & Health for Area Homeless

Christian Watson, Center for Collaborative Journalism December 17, 2021

George McCanless is on a mission. McCanless, the head of the United Way of Central Georgia, worked with the county to launch the Brookdale Warming Center, which caters to Macon-Bibb County’s homeless...

Luther Williams Field pictured on a sunny day in Macon, GA. Taken December 5, 2019.

Historic Luther Williams Field

Sloan Aubrey, Center for Collaborative Journalism December 17, 2021

Luther Williams Field in Macon, Ga, is rich in history. Players like Chipper Jones, Hank Aaron, Ted Williams, and Jackie Robinson have all played there. Current Macon Bacon President Brandon Raphael, and...

Owner Ric Geyer (left) and Executive Manager Colin Penndorf stand in front of one of Nel’s pieces at Triangle Arts, a 40x60ft tag.

Triangle Arts Macon’s Mission Through Art

Jaycie Calvert December 9, 2021

In Downtown Macon’s Industrial District sits a campus full of newly-revitalized buildings that were once on the demo list. Now, the buildings on 206 Lower Elm Street are full of art and bright colors,...

What is the Macon Arts Alliance?

Mandi Delong & Katie Linkner November 12, 2021

Julie Wilkerson, executive director of the Macon Arts Alliance, discusses the purpose behind the organization and their continued role in the arts community in Macon today.

What happens when a Bibb County Schools’ student tests positive for Covid?

DeeDee Cudjoe & Grace Swail, Center for Collaborative Journalism November 12, 2021

Corey Goble, who is the Bibb County Schools Safety & Security Manager, explains what happens when a student tests positive for COVID-19.

How Do Macon-Bibb Animal Adoptions Work?

Jaycie Calvert & Ashley Pemberton November 12, 2021

Macon-Bibb County Animal Services had 1,214 adoptions between 2019-2021. Shelter Manager Tracey Weathers explains the process and requirements for adopting an animal through the shelter.

How Do Restaurant Health Inspections Work?

Arianna Long & Austin Naab, Center for Collaborative Journalism November 12, 2021

Rick Craft, who is Macon-Bibb County Deputy District Director for Environmental Health Training and Development, explains  how the health department conducts routine inspections of the restaurants within...

What is Visit Macon?

What is Visit Macon?

Alex McKay & Victoria Whitehead, Center for Collaborative Journalism November 12, 2021

Visit Macon is an organization centered around promoting tourism and hospitality for Macon-Bibb County visitors and residents. In 2022, Visit Macon will celebrate 40 Years. The organization was created...

Just Curious: What’s the process for tearing down a blighted building in Bibb County?

Tyler Jones November 9, 2021

MACON, Ga. — This report has been contributed by Tyler Jones, a student from Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism. Residential blight within Macon is a problem the...

Just Curious: What is the history of Burke Mansion?

Samantha Homcy November 5, 2021

MACON, Ga. — This report has been contributed by Samantha Homcy, a student from Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism. If you drive around downtown Macon, it's a sure...

Tattnall Square Park Audiogram

Tattnall Square Park Audiogram

Cole Brockman October 12, 2021

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One Minute of Super Smash Brothers: Ultimate

One Minute of Super Smash Brothers: Ultimate

Sam Tupper October 6, 2021

With the prevalence of COVID-19, video game nights have become a staple for many friend groups. Some players may choose cooperative experiences to work with friends, while others might favor greater competition....

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