Now Hiring: Portfolio Manager

NewTown Loans, 555 Poplar St., Macon, GA Job Title: Portfolio Manager Application Deadline:  5:00 PM Monday, March 22nd Salary: $40,000 per annum, paid twice a month Benefits: 13 paid holidays, 20 PTO days, flexible work schedule, cell phone, short- and long-term disability and 4% retirement match 401k, opportunities for professional development and certification Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am to …

Now Hiring: Business Consultant

NewTown Loans, 555 Poplar St., Macon, GA Job Title: Business Consultant Application Deadline:  5:00 PM Monday, March 22nd Salary: $50,000 per annum, paid twice a month Benefits: 13 paid holidays, 20 PTO days, flexible work schedule, cell phone, short- & long-term disability and 4% retirement match 401k, annual opportunities for professional development and certification Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am …

Valentine’s Day Plans 2021

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Haven’t made plans or reservations yet? Looking for ideas to celebrate with friends or family? Downtown Macon has you covered! From date night outfits to special gifts to one-of-a-kind (and COVID-19 safe!) experiences, you are sure to fall in love with downtown while spending time with the ones who have your heart. Make …

Bragg Jam Bests

The staff at NewTown Macon looks forward to Bragg Jam each and every year. Between seeing incredible music acts, enjoying local brews, and making memories we (mostly) won’t forget, we are thrilled to the see the city streets of downtown Macon crowded and bustling at one of downtown Macon’s signature events. NewTown staffers share some of our favorite things about …

Destination Downtown: Weekend Extravaganza

Start your weekend off right with the many events happening on First Friday! First Friday presented by Robins Financial Credit Union is your ticket Downtown Macon, and this month you can join in on the First Friday Fun Zone, the First Friday Garage Meet, and the Jane’s Walk – Tour of Progress. Lawn games will be set up at the …

Destination Downtown: Weekend of Sales

In this season of Spring Cleaning, everyone deserves the chance to splurge on some pieces, arts, books, and other bargains that they love. There are so many opportunities this weekend for you to find those extra pieces! 7th Street Salvage is hosting their Spring Market this weekend! Check out their 10,000 square foot architectural salvage warehouse on April 6th from …

Destination Downtown: Cherry Blossom Festival

There are so many fun events happening over the course of the next week in Macon with the International Cherry Blossom Festival! To add to the excitement, we want to highlight some of the exciting happenings in #DTMac for you to add to your list of Cherry Blossom Festivities! It wouldn’t be known as the Pinkest Party if there wasn’t …

Destination Downtown: St. Patrick’s Day

If you’re searching for fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend, the search is over! This weekend will be full of specials, live music, quality food, and great times in #DTMac. Start your weekend of celebrating St. Patrick by participating in Macon Tennis Association’s fundraiser for their Net Therapy program. This program currently benefits kids with autism, local …

Downtown Challenge Fund: Entrepreneurship

Small business growth is an important factor influencing economic development across America. With the growth of entrepreneurship being a major priority in Macon, we interviewed NewTown Macon’s President and CEO, Josh Rogers, and the Director of Business and Real Estate Development, Bethany Rogers, PhD, to hear how grants from the Downtown Challenge Fund and NewTown Macon programs are investing in …

Downtown Challenge Fund: Transformation of Space

Part of our mission at NewTown Macon is to attract sustainable and transformative change in downtown Macon and one of the many ways we do that is through Transformation of Space! Read about some of these events that have been made possible through Downtown Challenge Fund grants. How many of these have you been to? First Friday Garage Meet NewTown …