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OneMacon Way Episode 7: Where Town Meets Gown
When you think about southern college towns, Macon, Georgia wasn’t always the first to come to mind. Historically, however, our midsize, centrally-located city has been home to opportunities to pursue higher education since the 19th century. This roundtable recording with three college presidents discusses Macon’s new found college town status and growing opportunities. What’s been there all along has now taken one of the most prominent roles - and purposes - in community progress.
OneMacon Way Episode 6: Macon Tourism Takes Center Stage
Cultural and Heritage Tourism is a valued asset in Macon’s growing vibrancy. Learn from local tourism leaders on how the city’s rich music heritage is poised to take center stage.
Episode 5: Macon Makes Entrepreneurs
The OneMacon competitive assessment determined: In addition to investment in education, wealth creation is primarily achieved by the creation of jobs – either through relocations, expansions, or entrepreneurship.
Tune in to hear how a mid-size city shows that supporting an entrepreneurial ecosystem and igniting the entrepreneurial spirit in Macon-Bibb will move Macon forward while connecting all three OneMacon pillars - jobs, schools and place.
Episode 4: Macon is Preservation
More than any other city, Macon is preservation. With over 6,000 Historic Places and 14 designated historic districts on the National Historic Register, the numbers are only the beginning of the story.
Historic Macon Foundation has been a national leader in incorporating historic preservation to leverage neighborhood revitalization for over 30 years. Tune in to hear how a mid-size city has become a national model for preservation, connecting all three OneMacon pillars - jobs, schools and place.