Eliza Moore is an intern with GPB based in Macon. She is a double major in English and journalism at Mercer University. She is currently the news editor for Mercer University's student newspaper, The Cluster, and has previously worked with Macon Magazine, the Macon Newsroom, and Mercer University Press.
Middle Georgians have waited for years for Macon’s Ocmulgee Mounds to officially become Georgia’s first national park and preserve. But despite bipartisan support in Congress, a new report means progress has been slowed once again.
In April, Georgia just became the first state to allow eligible patients to buy medical cannabis products at local pharmacies when they present a valid driver’s license and a low-THC oil card. However, for patients who qualify, obtaining the medical card can be a complicated and confusing process.
A $9 million investment from Cadence Bank will allow nonprofit NewTown Macon to expand its revitalization of downtown through small business loans.
A new exhibit at the Tubman Museum in Macon showcases research for The Enslaved People Project, an ongoing effort to digitize slavery transaction records found in the Bibb County clerk’s office.
A project that started in Macon this summer is improving the physical appearance of senior homes in hopes of reducing crime.