The House Next Door

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Athletic field to replace blight near Pleasant Hill

Houses along Wise Avenue will be torn down to build a new athletic field in Macon-Bibb County's blight initiative.

The House Next Door

Macon’s Kings Park sees progress, setbacks

In the year since The Telegraph shed light on blight in Kings Park, more problem properties have been identified. Macon-Bibb County's 5 X 5 project spent five weeks making repairs and cleaning up this summer. The effort is enough to give some neighbors hope, but others say more work must be done.

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Athletic field to replace blight near Pleasant Hill

Houses along Wise Avenue will be torn down to build a new athletic field in Macon-Bibb County's blight initiative.
Liz Fabian The Telegraph
Athletic field to replace blight near Pleasant Hill 1:49

Athletic field to replace blight near Pleasant Hill

Blight battle in North Highlands 1:38

Blight battle in North Highlands

'It's a danger,' neighbor says of Elkan Avenue blight 1:55

'It's a danger,' neighbor says of Elkan Avenue blight

Video: Habitat director Tessendorf drives Lynmore Estates 4:16

Video: Habitat director Tessendorf drives Lynmore Estates