The Historic Macon Foundation (HMF) held its semi-annual flea market recently, running for three days from March 31 to April 2. The market has been a staple of Macon's yearly calendar of events since it started more than 40 years ago.
State & Local News
Macon Burger Week dazzles Macon for it's fifth yearBy Maura Rutledge | November 11
Mercer casts their votes in the 2022 midterm electionsBy Henry Keating and Maura Rutledge | November 9
"I think there are a lot of issues right now that will affect our future, and I think it’s important to have a say in the decisions on those issues,” Haven Estabrook '26 said.
Trouble in Tatnall Square Park: A feud for the Wednesday marketBy Maura Rutledge | November 4
The “great” Mulberry Market divide has left Mercer students who frequented the previous weekly market confused and concerned.
Friends of the Library opens bookstore in MaconBy Gabriel Kopp | November 1
Much of the proceeds from the sale and store go towards supporting libraries, including those like Washington Memorial Library on College Street.
What you need to know about Georgia's Oct. 11 voter registration deadlineBy Gabriel Kopp | October 9
For many college students, the upcoming Georgia midterms will be the first election where they are voting age. While Nov. 8 may seem far away, the deadline to register to vote in Georgia is Oct. 11, just a few days away.
Macon community celebrates Pride in the ParkBy Maura Rutledge | October 7
The goal of Macon Pride in the Park was to promote community and acceptance, Macon Pride Vice President Charlotte Storey said.
Macon Pride Festival promises an event-filled week of celebrationBy Maura Rutledge | September 25
As fall approaches, so does the return of the annual Macon Pride Festival. This year's festival is a seven-day long celebration beginning on Sept. 26 full of food, vendors, drag and, of course, pride.
Z Beans Coffee continues expanding across state linesBy Dean Yusuf | September 13
Z Beans Coffee imports its product through fair trade practices directly from farmers in Ecuador with a mission of creating sustainable solutions for hardworking farmers in order to enable them to build a better life for themselves, their families and their communities.
Coffee shop with "grandma’s house" vibes opens in Ingleside VillageBy Tyler Jones | September 5
In 2018, Adriana Horton noticed a vacant space next to Garden Society and became obsessed with the building. She began to envision what her shop would look like, imagining a space that's welcoming, comfortable and authentic.
What you need to know about 988, the new U.S. suicide hotlineBy Eliza Moore | August 25
Formally known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the number is an alternative to 911 for those experiencing a mental health crisis.
Sandra Deal, former Georgia first lady, dies at 80By Mary Helene Hall | August 24
As first lady, she advocated for education and visited more than 900 classrooms in each of Georgia's 159 counties and 181 public school districts, where she read to students and promoted literacy.
From Depop flipper to business owner: A Mercer first-year's entrepreneurial journeyBy Henry Keating | August 22
Across the United States and the southeast, people just like Noah Silver have fallen for the retro-vinyl craze.
17th annual Macon Film Festival to feature 80 films, diverse lineupBy Rachel-Kate Bowdler | August 18
The festival spends months curating content for the weekend. This year, more than 80 films will be featured from worldwide submissions with 14 countries represented.
Tatnall Square Park's Mulberry Market offers Mercer community local fresh produce, handmade goodsBy Maura Rutledge | April 26
The weekly market was founded in 2009 by the Community Health Works and the City of Macon as a means to provide sustainable food while also aiding local businesses and farmers, according to the Mulberry Market website.
Atrium Health Navicent’s Food as Medicine Market is available to patients in need of food and food educationBy Dean Yusuf | April 20
An SFP is a food distribution center that gives food to those who have food insecurity. The Food as Medicine Market will also be offering education on general good nutrition.