Downtown Get Downs & Festivals This Summer

Bragg Jam  July 27-28 This year is the 20th anniversary of Macon’s largest music festival and concert crawl. This year’s lineup boasts 80+ bands coming at you live from 20+ stages. Keep your last weekend of July open so you don’t miss this rain or shine event. Photo courtesy of thebeenest.com Macon Film Festival August 16-19 This festival has film genres for …

NewTown Announces $3 Million to help Entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2018 NewTown Announces $3 Million to Help Entrepreneurs Start, Relocate and Grow Businesses in Downtown Macon DOWNTOWN MACON, June 20, 2018 — Today, NewTown Macon announced its small business loan program will be tripling in size, thanks to the generous support of the John S. James L. Knight Foundation, the Griffith Family Foundation, and Dr. R. …

5 Reasons You Need Financial Projections

It may seem like it would be easier to keep your financial planning “in your head” or have a limited outline for your business’s financials throughout the year. However, there are a lot of great reasons to start any business with official financial projections. Take a look at some of the most important ones: Taking the time to thoroughly calculate …

11 Ways to Enjoy a Staycation this Memorial Day Weekend in Downtown Macon

When’s the last time you enjoyed a STAYcation? No long car rides, no overpriced hotel stays, and no returning from a trip with the need to take another vacation to recover. Besides, the beach is overrated. SAND. EVERYWHERE. Lucky for you, Downtown Macon has plenty of things going on this weekend to keep you busy and stress free. Here are …

Chief Financial Officer

NewTown Macon, 555 Poplar St., Macon, GA Job Title: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary: $80,000 per annum plus benefits Benefits: 13 paid holidays, 20 PTO days, flexible work schedule, health insurance (employer pays 80% of premium), gym membership, short- & long-term disability and 4% retirement match 401k Application deadline: 5pm on Friday, June 1, 2018 Start date: Immediately Office Hours: …

Celebrate Earth Day on the OHT

Rachel Maddox Celebrate Earth Day in one of Macon’s many natural treasures: the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail! The OHT is one of best ways to appreciate Macon’s beautiful tree population—one of Earth Day’s biggest goals. Over eleven miles long, this trail is connected to many of the local parks and allows you to explore Macon’s natural side at your leisure. Though …