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Traci Burns

Traci Burns

Bob Lennon is sitting on a toilet, pants around his ankles, breaking up weed onto a hotel-room-issued Holy Bible balanced on his lap; out in the bedroom, two women are engaging in a little light rope bondage. “When you real, you real – when you fake, you fake,” Bob raps.

Roderick Cox is a stunningly accomplished, laser-focused musical powerhouse; at age 29, after spending a year as assistant conductor for the Minnesota Orchestra, he was named their associate conductor. (Video footage of his energetic debut – which has been viewed over two and a half million times – can be found

“Kids are by far stronger than adults,” says Kristine Steinmann, Vice President of Operations and Program Services at the Boys & Girls Club of Central Georgia. “Adults will give up on something in a heartbeat. If you give a kid a task, and you give them the right kind of

“There’s something in the water in Macon – if you have any kind of artistic ability, any little glimmers of creativity in your soul, this town’ll bring it out of you,” says Kelly Sullivan Joyner, paralegal at Nelson & Smith by day, wedding officiant/planner at Willow Cottage Weddings on evenings

About a year and a half ago, Stephen and Connie Rollyson were in their Winnebago, heading back to Warner Robins from a camping trip they’d taken in Florida, blasting the radio, when Stephen had an epiphany – he needed to switch gears in life and start working in some form

Considering our climate here in middle Georgia, there aren’t a lot of opportunities for us to enjoy traditional winter sports – the only kind of skiing that gets done around here is behind a boat out on the lake every summer. But lucky for us, the Macon Mayhem, members of

In May of 2015, the Historic Macon Foundation announced a new vision statement during their annual meeting. On the surface, the change was slight, just one word adjusted – the earlier version stated that Historic Macon aimed to be “the premier preservation organization in the region,” whereas the new statement

When I talked to Santa Claus on the phone this morning, he was cheerfully zooming up I-75, heading towards one of several retail-store appearances scheduled on his busy December calendar. Instead of a famous red-nosed reindeer guiding his sleigh, a robotic GPS voice gave instructions in the background to help

There’s something thrilling about the specific combination of sensory input that hits you when you first walk into an arcade – between the chorus of video-game noises, the bright blinking lights, and the familiar retro graphics of the games themselves, you can’t help feeling like an excited little kid again.

A lifelong music aficionado, Ross Riddle majored in Music Business at Belmont University in Nashville; during his college years, he interned at Sony Music, then later took a job working in their mailroom. A budding interest in fashion brought him to New York in 2010, where he found an internship