A longstanding Georgia bar and music venue is facing demolition to make room for new development. But the staff and the bar's patrons are organizing to save it. Community members say the fight to preserve Star Bar is over more than just a building — it’s also about culture.
GPB’s Rickey Bevington talks with Ellen Dunham Jones, director of the Urban Design Program at Georgia Tech and co-author of Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs about the history of American malls and the possibilities for their future.
A Macon nonprofit focused on downtown revitalization is creating a multi-million dollar, low interest loan fund to help Black-owned businesses get off the ground.
In February Macon-Bibb county commissioners agreed to take $4.5 million and spend it on 15 blighted projects in the county. One commissioner called the...