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2010-08-26 15:29:00

MACON, Ga., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, Georgia's academic, civic, economic, and government leaders began a long-awaited conversation about the future of our state. The Macon State College Conference Center played host to the 2010 GeorgiaForward Forum.

2008-07-27 12:00:31

By Travis Fain, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jul. 27--Bragg Jam was headed for a record-breaking year Saturday evening, exceeding even organizers' expectations. Large crowds packed music venues, and the music spilled into the streets.

2008-07-17 12:00:49

By Phillip Ramati, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jul. 17--Jon Allen always has been a couple of decades late when it comes to his love of music.

2008-06-19 12:00:59

By Linda S. Morris, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jun. 19--A proposed power plant in Barnesville is planning to use wood that would normally rot in the forest or in landfills to create enough electricity to power about 40,000 homes. Charlotte, N.C.-based Rollcast Energy Inc.

2008-06-14 09:00:20

By Jennifer Burk, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jun. 14--Bibb County officials have hired Florida-based Crowder Disaster Recovery to complete debris cleanup in the unincorporated area of the county, Commission Chairman Charlie Bishop announced Friday. Sarasota, Fla.-based Solid Resources Inc.

2007-10-01 12:00:26

By Jake Jacobs, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Oct. 1--Two Middle Georgia art teachers celebrated the end of a journey this weekend with 20 of their fellow travelers.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.