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2 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Torres: Get an earful of local music this weekend

We’ve almost made it to the end of the summer in Middle Georgia. Although the weather hasn’t had us in a headlock the way it normally does -- and there have been plenty of awesome events these last two months -- there just aren’t a lot of people in town once June hits.


Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

9 hrs ago | The Advocate

Community column for July 25, 2014

J. Pirvu , a graduate of St. Amant High School, has chosen to enroll at Mercer University as a Stamps Leadership Scholar.


Related Topix: St. Amant, LA, Gonzales, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Tulane University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Pianos up for sale this weekend at Mercer University

The halls of Mercer University’s McCorkle Music Building are crowded with pianos in preparation for an unusual sale.


Macon Environment Not As Polluted As Chemistry Professor Predicted

A map created by Mercer University chemistry professor Jennifer Look and her students indicates environmental lead levels in an industrial area of Macon.


Related Topix: Juliette, GA, Monroe County, GA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Pinellas Park RB Donte Maxson commits to Mercer

Pinellas Park running back Donte Maxson picked up college offers throughout the spring and summer.


Related Topix: Bibb County, GA, Macon, GA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Design Review Board recommends denial to demolish Douglass House

The Design Review Board agreed Monday it will recommend that the zoning commission deny a demolition permit to the owner to tear down the historic Douglass House.


Related Topix: Bibb County, GA, Macon, GA

WNYC-AM New York

Why Hot Cars Are So Deadly

It's an annual summer tragedy. So far this year, 17 children in the U.S. have died of heat stroke inside a parked car.


Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Family, Kids

Effingham Herald

Wilder earns medical degree from Mercer

Wilder is serving a residency in general surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., following graduation.


Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Cairo Messenger

Funeral services for Judge Willard H. Chason are Saturday

Judge Willard H. Chason August 26, 1924 July 16, 2014 Services for Judge Willard Henry Chason, 89, of Cairo, GA, will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, Cairo, GA.


Related Topix: Cairo, GA, Grady County, GA, Calvary, GA, Thomas County, GA, Thomasville, GA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Effort to preserve Douglass House now in danger

Just two months ago, community leaders and residents celebrated a plan that would preserve the historic Charles Douglass House by moving it and then restoring it for community use.


Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Faces and places

Attorney William Noland, of the law firm of Childs & Noland, was elected president of the Macon Bar Association for 2014-15.


Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, University of Missouri, University of Alabama Birmingham

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Longtime museum auction chairman sees big purpose in event

After more than a decade of chairing the Museum of Aviation’s Auction, Raffle and Taste of Local Cuisine, it might seem Steve Davison would want someone else to take over that responsibility for a while.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Peake to help guide Georgia through cannabis questions

State Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, will help guide the state through issues about how to use a marijuana extract.


Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Marijuana, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Golf: Lake Oswego's Cole Madey, Canby's Aaren Ziegler reach finals of Pacific Northwest championship

Cole Madey, who won the Class 6A high school title in May, will play in the Pacific Northwest Amateur final Friday.


Related Topix: Lake Oswego, OR

Wed Jul 09, 2014


City appoints Vidalia attorney

Tom A. Peterson IV, an attorney from Vidalia, has been appointed to look into allegations that former City Manager Frank Parker and/or City Attorney Alvin Leaphart met in private sessions with a quorum of city council members.


Related Topix: Toombs County, GA, Vidalia, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Sylvania, GA, Screven County, GA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Hospitality Net

Georgia Holiday Inn Rebrands as Magnuson Hotel Macon

Formerly the Holiday Inn Express Macon, Georgia, the hotel will upgrade its local, regional, and national market to attract travelers via an affiliation with Magnuson Hotels' global portfolio of nearly 2,000 hotels.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

Why Republicans Are Lining Up Behind Jack Kingston In Georgia Senate Race

Prominent Republicans are lining up behind Georgia Congressman Jack Kingston in his bid for U.S. Senate, despite the fact that businessman David Perdue won more votes in the May GOP primary.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Phil Gingrey, Newt Gingrich

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Greenville News

Engagement: Rebecca Ann Clanton & Forrest Riddle McPhail

The future bride, a graduate of Mercer University, is a student in Mercer's Physician Assistant program in Atlanta.


Related Topix: Greenville, SC, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Macon church getting new life

Mercer University is turning the former Tattnall Square Presbyterian Church into its new theater and community arts center.


Mon Jun 30, 2014


Why Today's Hobby Lobby Decision Actually Hurts People Of Faith

In response to today's Supreme Court decision on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby , which allowed the the craft store giant and other "closely-held corporations" to be granted religious exemption from the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate, political and religious conservatives are framing the case as a "win" for religious liberty.


Related Topix: Reince Priebus, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Liberal Political News