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The Telegraph hits stoops and mailboxes with hard-hitting local, national, and world headlines to give newspaper-fetching dogs a sense of pride when toting home the latest in business, education, political, and sports coverage plus annual football previews and recaps. For the past 185 years, The Telegraph has deciphered daily happenings in Middle Georgia for more than 161,000 readers, covering local events including the Cherry Blossom Festival and the Georgia National Fair.
Weekend subscribers can read columnists including Ed Grisamore, who received a Will Rogers Humanitarian Award in 2010 for his coverage of middle Georgia and his efforts to help the needy during the holiday season. Flip open the Friday and Sunday editions to get Grisamore’s unique perspective and manipulation of a 26-character alphabet.
The Telegraph received the 2008 McClatchy President's Award for its in-depth coverage of tornadoes that devastated Macon and parts of middle Georgia. More than 1,960 Facebookers are fans of the newspaper.
As a daily repository of news and sports in the micro and macro for more than 185 years, The Telegraph keeps its finger on the pulse of local happenings to provide its readership with the widest scope of news possible. Divided into sections of news, sports, entertainment, opinion, and local happenings, the pages are anchored down by the words of inquisitive columnists, including Mercer University law professor Dave Oedel and Mark Ballard, a true Renaissance man with southern flair. Aside from the 30,000-strong list of paper subscribers, The Telegraph also attracts online news seekers, who can find new stories and archives via an e-telegraph subscription.