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Mâcon

(mäkôN`), town (1990 pop. 38,503), capital of Saône-et-Loire dept., E central France, in Burgundy, on the Saône River. It is famous for its quality wines. A transportation center, the town also has foundries and plants that manufacture motorcycles, electrical equipment, and clothing. Mâcon was acquired by the French crown in 1238, passed to Burgundy by the Treaty of Arras (1435), and was recovered by France in 1477. In the 16th cent. it was a Huguenot stronghold. Lamartine was born there.

Macon

(mā`kən, mā`kŏn), city (1990 pop. 106,612), seat of Bibb co., central Ga., at the head of navigation on the Ocmulgee River; inc. 1823. It is the industrial, processing, and shipping center for a farm area that produces cotton, peanuts, soybeans, poultry, and dairy products. Chemicals and wood and metal products are among its manufactures. Fort Hawkins was established on the east side of the river in 1806 and renamed Newtown in 1821. Macon (for Nathaniel Macon) was laid out on the west side in 1823; Newtown was annexed in 1829. Wesleyan College and Mercer Univ. are there. Also in Macon are the birthplace of Sidney LanierLanier, Sidney
, 1842–81, American poet and musician, b. Macon, Ga., grad. Oglethorpe College 1860. His first work, the novel Tiger-Lilies (1867), was based on his experiences as a Confederate soldier in the Civil War.
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, several antebellum mansions, a restored grand-opera house (1884), restored Fort Hawkins (1806), a museum of arts and sciences, and a planetarium. Nearby are Robins Air Force Base and Ocmulgee National Historical Park.

Macon

 

a city in the southeastern USA, in the state of Georgia, on the Ocmulgee River. Population, 122,400; population including suburbs, 206,000 (1970), of which more than one-third is black. Macon’s industries include the processing of forest and agricultural products (cotton, peanuts) and the production of spare parts for airplanes and automobiles.

Macon

a city in the US, in central Georgia, on the Ocmulgee River. Pop.: 95 267 (2003 est.)
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According to a report by (https://www.macon.com/news/local/crime/article220304600.html) Macon , GBI was able to make an arrest on a 27-year-old case this year.
Precision Door Service of Macon is a full service garage door company specializing in garage door repair, new garage door installment, and repair and replacement of garage door openers.
The company will offer weekly garbage and yard waste service to more than 25,000 homes within the former Macon city limits, using 95-gallon carts and automated collection vehicles for the garbage collection.
Boeing (NYSE: BA) said that 747 fuselage panels will be built at its Macon, Georgia facility beginning in 2018.
Macon Bank said it will pay a deposit premium of approximately 2.87% as part of the deal.
said it continues its commitment to education with a significant donation to Macon Charter Academy (MCA), which is a new charter school located in Macon, Georgia, that is scheduled to open next month.
Macon edged Bill Lyons of Limerick 7-21,21-16, 11-4.
(7) Jewish settlers often pulled up stakes if they believed "that the economic climate was better elsewhere." (8) So it was with Macon. Many Jews came to the town in order to manage Southern branches of Northern business concerns.
(NASDAQ: HBOS), the holding company for HeritageBank of the South, said it has converted its loan production office in Macon, Georgia, to a full-service banking location.
The bank said that it has hired Hughes Pinson to lead its expansion in the Macon, Georgia market.
A gardener was cutting Macon's lawn when Jackson tried to stop him, so Macon pulled a gun from his waistband and shot his 51-year-old neighbour.
Fear not if you're a bit skint and try their Macon Solutre a just pounds 7.99.

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