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Sports Desk: Reluctant Heroes

On Sept. 9, 1965, Macon native Bobby Hendley, playing for the Chicago Cubs, pitched a one-hit game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. With a performance like that, you would think he’d have won the game. But the sad tale about…

Peach Plate: Southern Revival

Before it got famous for music, Macon was a mill town. You can find echoes of both identities in the city’s historic downtown, where Cherry and First streets intersect with Cotton Avenue at a 45-degree angle. Here stands the new…

Peach Plate: Pleasing Many Palates

Absent a lobby, the entrance to the culinary-themed Epicurean Atlanta hotel in Midtown has an expansive leather-wrapped zinc bar against the backdrop of a bustling kitchen. The restaurant’s host stand doubles as a fridge and offers a welcome drink. You’ve…