'Reinvesting in our people': $100M revitalization project at Macon Mall includes amphitheater
MACON, Ga. — Macon Mayor Lester Miller made an announcement Wednesday morning about a new revitalization project that's starting at the Macon Mall.
Miller said the "tale of two cities" will no longer be the legacy of Macon. He spoke about “reviving” the area around the mall.
"This area is getting ready to explode," Miller said.
He announced there would be about $100 million invested in the area by next year, and the project will be finished in less than 18 months. It will not be funded by tax dollars, but by businesses and partners reinvesting profits.
The project includes a brand new amphitheater, which he claimed would be the second largest in the state of Georgia.
“Macon is the music capitol of the world,” said Miller.
He says over …
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