Macon sees more pedestrian deaths than most places in Georgia. And while the incidents are small when compared to other causes of death, a reporting effort in Macon shows how a pedestrian fatality on our roads cuts into the psyche of our community. GPB Macon and the Telegraph gave voice to a reporting project by student journalists at Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism.
A Macon trademarks is its number of churches. So it seemed natural to ask a Macon pastor how churchgoers should deal with the news of the church shooting in Charleston? And Pastor Michael Ephraim of the Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church shared how we will approach this tragic and sensitive issue.
When a tree fell in a Macon park, an artist decided to bring something new to life: Three owls carved into the remaining stump. Chris Lantz has created a new conversation piece in Tattnall Square Park.