The Rookery’s burgers are something to crow about

By Doug DealMacon Community News The word “rookery” means “a breeding ground for birds, particularly crows or rooks (a type of crow).” As applied to the renowned restaurant located at 543 Cherry Street in downtown Macon, it means a breeding ground for delicious food. Getting into the Rookery is often a chore because of the […]

Sauced tops in two-topping toe-to-toe

By Doug Deal Macon Community News Few things are more enjoyable than a nice slice of pizza or two paired with a salad and a drink for a refreshing lunch during a busy day. Generally, the service is fast, and you can find deals at a reasonable price. Macon is loaded with options for a […]

Tzango’s tops on tamales, tacos, tasty treats

By Doug Deal Macon Community News Tzango Cocina Del Mundo has been on my family’s culinary radar for a while. Although they are currently found downtown at 336 Second Street in the revitalized downtown Macon, we first discovered them when they were on Hartley Bridge Road in South Bibb. Over the years, we have celebrated […]

Middle Georgia State Prof named Governor’s Teaching Fellow

By Sheron Smith Middle Georgia State University Dr. Monica Miller, assistant professor of English at Middle Georgia State University, has been selected as a 2018-19 Governor’s Teaching Fellow for the academic year symposium program. As one of 18 faculty members from institutions of higher education across the state of Georgia, Miller was selected after a […]

Korean restaurant offers fusion-powered delights

By Doug Deal Macon Community News Outside of Mexican or fast food, Asian cuisine is probably the most plentiful option for dining out in Macon, but Korean is still challenging to find. About two years ago, one of our first articles after rebooting Macon Community News online was to introduce Macon to Chico and Chang, […]

Pizza place purveys perfect pies

Pizza preferences are a very personal thing. The thickness of the crust, the firmness of the crust, the selection of toppings, the density and flavor of the sauce, and the amount of cheese are only parts of the equation that makes a “good” pizza. For everyone the answer is different. Maconites are lucky to have […]

July 24 Runoff early voting analysis for Bibb County

Early voting has concluded for the July 24, 2018 runoff election and the unofficial statistics for Bibb County voting are as follows: (Based on data released by the GA Secretary of State’s office) Total early and by-mail absentee ballots – 3,719 Total early in-person ballots – 2,662 Total by-mail ballots sent – 1,056 Total by-mail […]

Macon Community News celebrates anniversary

This month, we will be sending out approximately 10,000 newspapers via mail as we were able to extend our distribution due to a generous ad-buy by Judge Bill Shurling. We do not endorse anyone in political races, but we thank him for offering to help us reach more readers and believing in us as a […]