The people, the stories, and the history are what make Macon such a special place. Each year, Riverside Cemetery comes alive as actors put a human face on history for hundreds of visitors who enjoy seeing actors in costume at graveside bring history to life.
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Category - History
Friday, September 8, 2017 8:00 AM
Sonny Ledford has a story to tell, and you’re going to want to visit Macon to hear it.
Friday, September 1, 2017 8:00 AM
September is one of our favorite months of the year. The weather begins to cool off. Football starts. And in Macon, one of our biggest events of the year happens.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 8:00 AM by Chandler Price
Planning a vacation isn't always easy. Whether you want a foodie, historic, or music-focused vacation, Macon has it all. Start making plans for you next your vacation & discover why Macon is "Where Soul Lives."
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:00 AM by Stacey Norwood
Now listen little children and I’ll tell you a tale. It’s a story of how agricultural fortitude, culinary finesse, and a lawmaker with diplomatic ties can change everything – including the delicious creamy filling you slather on your daily bread.
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.
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: