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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.
Mercer sits on the edge of downtown Macon, reaching from College Street to Little Richard Perriman Boulevard to Ash Street in Beall’s Hill. These streets are major downtown connectors for students at Mercer, and they have each been redeveloped in recent years.
According to Jones, Bibb County suffered 70 homicides and 61 murders, which was up from 55 homicides and 44 murders in all of 2021. As of Jan. 28, Bibb has already suffered an additional 6 homicides — almost two per week.
With only one big ticket on the runoff for most of Georgia, the election between Herschel Walker (R) and Raphael Warnock (D) will likely be just as harshly contested as it was in the November midterm.
The goal of the event was to engage the community in reimagining their streets, said Rachel Hollar Umana, executive director and founder of Bike Walk Macon.
Macon Burger Week was founded in 2018 by the Georgia Beef Board and gives local restaurants an opportunity to create unique dishes and promote their businesses.
"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.
The “great” Mulberry Market divide has left Mercer students who frequented the previous weekly market confused and concerned.
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.
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 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.
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.
Formally known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the number is an alternative to 911 for those experiencing a mental health crisis.
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.
Across the United States and the southeast, people just like Noah Silver have fallen for the retro-vinyl craze.
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.
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.