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Meagan Evans

Meagan Evans

“Everyone knows I’m a huge Allman Brothers fanatic,” said Mason Aultman. His dad, Charles Aultman, was going to Mercer law school when he met the Allman Brothers. It was the world Aultman grew up in, though his roots begin in Byron, Georgia. Aultman’s family moved to Middle Georgia from Germany

By Brad Evans  On your album “I love Dixie blues” you covered several Emmett Miller songs, and dedicated the album to him. Were you aware that he was from Macon, and can you describe the influence his music has had on you, and American music in general? I did know

By Jessica Walden Born and raised in Macon, Randy Howard (not to be confused by the famous fiddle player of the same name) has gone from the house band of Whiskey River to being signed to Warner Brothers and Atlantic Records. For several decades, Howard has been a part of

By Chris Horne Comic actor Jack McBrayer is giving Macon a reason to tune in to NBC every week. You probably met him as Glenn, the quirky pit crewmember, in Talladega Nights or, for the night owls, you may recognize him from skits on Conan O’Brien. But now, you can

It has been said numerous times that what Macon needs to regain its music city status is for a local to make it big again. Well, Jason Aldean is doing just that – by way of Nashville. Mention his name around town and you’re bound to here, “that’s my boy.”

Chris Horne sat down with one of Former Macon Mayor Ronnie Thompson several years back and became his number one fan. By Chris Horne Former Macon mayor Ronnie Thompson’s legacy is one camouflaged by some of the more sensational and colorful moments of his political career. He is a man

80’s Icon Tiffany played Synergy Several Years back, and I guess because everyone thought it would be funny in our office, I did the interview.  She turned out to be a real sweetheart, and though I didn’t attend the show, I heard she rocked.  Here is the old Interview.  -Brad

By Chris Horne Leon Russell was coming to town.  We found out that Gary Busey used to be His Drummer, and thought it would be a good excuse to request an interview.  They said yes.  We knew it was going to be good. I sat on the floor of Chris’

By Brad Evans Born in Orange County, Calif., Mike Mills moved to Macon when he was just over 10-years-old. It was here where he met Bill Berry and began a musical career that would lead him first to Athens and then to R.E.M. Mills’ songwriting credits include some of the bands