Thu., July 31, 2014 4:21am
Veteran journalist Michael Caputo, currently at American Public Media in St. Paul, Minnesota, is joining GPB's growing bureau in Macon. Current bureau chief Adam Ragusea is leaving to join the journalism faculty at Mercer University.
Mon., February 3, 2014 3:26am
GPB Macon, The Telegraph, and Mercer University's Center for Collaborative Journalism are embarking on a months-long reporting project on blight. That word means different things to different people, but any definition would include a house like 1261 Hartley Street in South Macon.
Wed., January 15, 2014 3:54am
A few days of music and weirdness with former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts made a lasting impression on Brad Evans.
Wed., January 8, 2014 4:00am
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.
Mon., January 6, 2014 4:52am
John Carey, a lawyer in Macon, witnessed a strange sight during the Macon blizzard of 1973.
Fri., December 20, 2013 4:14am
Helen Meadors has seen a lot of weird things in Macon. But nothing topped her drive down Riverside Drive in the winter of 2008 -- a sight that remains a mystery. Meadors and a friend were leaving a downtown business when they noticed a peculiar sight on the side of the road, just east of Burger King. “There’s a large pile of red clay pointed at the top and it looks like an ant hill,” Meadors recounted. “Somebody has made a welded sculpture of Santa Claus in a sleigh and the reindeer are ants and on the side of the sleigh it says, ‘Ho, ho,’ and he is driving the ants.”
Mon., November 4, 2013 3:23am
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.
Mon., November 4, 2013 3:11am
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.