A self-proclaimed “modern day picker,” John Jones owns EcoRecycle and buys, sells and restores vintage and antique items. He spends Sundays running his shop at Smiley’s Flea Market on Hawkinsville Road.
For 29-year-old Father Dawid Kwiatkowski in Macon, one of the most important parts of his Sunday routine, apart from leading worship, is checking in on the children of the parish as they learn the ways of the faith.
Macon is a place where strange things happen, and most people can tell you a story about the weirdest thing they ever saw. Everett Verner saw it on his lunch break while sitting outside the Cox Capitol Theatre.
Reporter Joe Kovac went looking for the one street that summed up Macon, and he found it. The interviews he conducted there were part of the nearly 600 done as part of the "Macon in the Mirror" series, produced by GPB, The Telegraph, and Mercer University's Center for Collaborative Journalism.
We asked almost 600 people: what do you like about living in Macon? It's part of the "Macon in the Mirror" series from GPB, The Telegraph of Macon, and Mercer University's Center for Collaborative Journalism.
Crime in Macon, as well as race relations, political divisions and the lack of growth, were among the frustrations cited most often by nearly 600 people interviewed for the “Macon in the Mirror” project.