Photo by Doug Nurnberger In Part I of a two-part series, we explore a little bit of the musical and historic galaxy known as Capricorn Records, and the legacy it has imprinted on Macon.
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 8:00 AM by Stacey Norwood
I am standing in the belly of a Lockheed C-130A Hercules in Warner Robins, touring the Museum of Aviation with a group of colleagues, and wondering how many lives this old girl saved before she was grounded in 2011. Quite a few, apparently.
As Mercer University wades knee-deep into 2016 Homecoming festivities , it seems only fitting to honor the oldest private university in all of Georgia with a top 16 list #MercerHC16. Here’s a few facts and bits of trivia you may not know about Mercer for #MUhomecoming:
Ever since I’ve moved to the College Hill Corridor this past summer, I’ve developed a growing flirtation with the idea that Macon needs a book and I need to write it. As a ghostwriter, I’ve actually written 5 books, but never anything under my own name or about a subject I am particularly passionate about.
If someone had taken me aside 10 years ago and told me how much I would enjoy getting lost in a 7-acre corn maze in Fort Valley, Georgia, I would have told them they were nuttier than a Georgia pecan. I was, after all, a former lead singer in a rock and roll band, a crime reporter turned lifestyles magazine writer, carefree, and single. In other words, I was cool .
Thursday, October 20, 2016 8:00 AM by Stacey Norwood
The first thing a girl thinks about after getting engaged is, of course, the dress. The second is where the wedding itself will be held, and the third? The reception site, of course. For couples tying the knot in the spring - also known as cherry blossom season in these parts - Macon is an ideal destination. In March and early April, the 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees throughout Macon are in varying stages of bloom and for a brief, sparkling moment, the entire city is awash in pink, with a backdrop of blue skies and typically temperate weather.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 8:00 AM by Stacey Norwood
Ladies, start your Pinterest engines - the wedding style pundits have spoken, and 2017 is a lock. With another bridal fashion week behind us and surges of inspiration ranging from trickled-down traditions to scene-stealing pastels, brides still in the planning stages have a veritable bouquet of options to choose from. Here are 10 spring and fall 2017 wedding trends to watch for:
I am a blink away from falling asleep at the Jarrell 1920 House Bed and Breakfast in Juliette, Georgia, lulled into slumber by the soothing sound of crickets making their night music just outside my open bedroom windows.
Friday, October 14, 2016 9:00 AM by Stacey Norwood
In thousands of years of continuous habitation of one sort or another by humans who are, by their nature, both fiercely and wonderfully made, you can be sure an enigma or two is going to get made, wrapped up in a riddle, and eventually buried. And no doubt, such secrets are more plentiful at the Ocmulgee National Monument than the very leaves on the trees.