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Story and photos by Sheryl Beadles, staff reporter

Face painting was another popular activity at Oktoberfest. Lydia Malloy showed off her Wonderwoman face while Jake Isaacson was Captain America.

Immaculate Conception School in Macon held its annual Oktoberfest on Sunday, September 4. Oktoberfest began with a welcome and opening prayer followed by the first and second grade singing the National Anthem. Other entertainment included Maples Repertory Theatre, third and fourth grade singing, a new ICS Show Choir giving a performance, and the Macon State Highway Patrol K-9 Demonstrations.    Continue Reading…

by Drew Staudenmaier, staff reporter

Demolition began Tuesday morning around 10 am in Macon’s downtown on Vine Street. The building with the faulty roof and wall that we showed you last week has now bit the dust. Originally the demolition was slated for 8 am but was delayed due to insurance questions and inspections. Once the crews were given the green light, the first building was taken in out about half an hour. There was then another delay before the second building was removed, as the demolition crew discussed the best method of removing it without collateral damage. They had to make sure that they could take out the building without causing harm to the one next to it. After careful consideration, they were able to remove it without causing any harm.