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$3 Million Offered in Macon's Downtown Challenge

$3 Million Offered in Macon's Downtown Challenge

Have an awesome idea for Downtown Macon and its surrounding neighborhoods? Two local foundations are funding $3 million over the next three years to make community dreams a reality.

""We so often look to outside experts when in reality we have the experts here. Sometimes all it takes is a little money," said Beverly Blake, Knight Foundation program director for Macon."

Downtown Macon Continues to Grow & Thrive

Downtown Macon Continues to Grow & Thrive

It's no secret, Downtown Macon is becoming more vibrant everywhere you turn. Now home to 40 restaurants, 15 bars, 13 music & entertainment venues and multiple apartment & loft options, Downtown Macon's cultural offerings and quality of life have made it a remarkable place to live, work, and play.

The Lamar Hosts NewTown Macon Tour of Progress

The Lamar Hosts NewTown Macon Tour of Progress

Residents of Macon had the unique opportunity on Wednesday night to get a first hand look at downtown's recent progress and growth.  Tours were given around the central block of Cherry and Poplar Street highlighting the new 12 downtown properties.