Evey Wilson Wetherbee teaches photojournalism and documentary video in the journalism program at Mercer University in Macon.
Kelly Moore mentioned to a friend that she was hoping for “something unique” when she was looking for a home. Her friend knew just the house — one built from rock indigenous to the soil.
Curtis Hertwig lives in the Shirley Hills home he grew up in. His parents had hired local architect Bernard A. Webb, who was known for his innovative designs. But not all of the neighbors were thrilled about such a modern addition to the neighborhood at the time.
The structure was built in the mid-19th century as the waterworks for the city of Macon. In a news article from 1874, the building was mentioned as “an old moss-covered building." By the early 20th century, it was abandoned until it became an antique shop in 1934 where people would buy wedding presents and birthday gifts.
People lined up to see the Braves World Series Commissioner’s Trophy in downtown Macon Tuesday.
Macon-Bibb County is hoping to find people to accept 166 sets of human ashes that remain unclaimed in county archives ahead of a ceremony to disperse them later this year.