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Staff Spotlight: Julie Moore

Staff Spotlight: Julie Moore

Friday, July 1, is the start of a new fiscal year for many organizations including our government. To mark the occasion, we wanted to highlight the person who oversees our budget and makes sure the numbers all add up at the end of each day. That’s why Julie Moore is...

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Food truck festival returns to Carolyn Crayton Park

Food truck festival returns to Carolyn Crayton Park

The Recreation Department is excited to invite the community to the second Picnic in the Park at Carolyn Crayton Park (formerly known as Central City Park). It’s happening from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 9.    There will be nearly a dozen food trucks...

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Fire Department celebrates new Deputy Fire Chief

Fire Department celebrates new Deputy Fire Chief

This week the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department held an event to celebrate the promotion of Battalion Chief James T. Alligood to Deputy Fire Chief. Fire Chief Shane Edwards, Mayor Lester Miller, and others spoke at the event. You can see photos from the promotion and...

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Commission passes FY23 Budget

Commission passes FY23 Budget

At Tuesday, June 21’s Commission meeting the Commission passed Mayor Lester Miller’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2023 Budget. This budget will cover city-county services for July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023, and there is not  a millage rate recommended in this budget. You can...

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More than 150 participated in cleanups over the weekend

More than 150 participated in cleanups over the weekend

Saturday, June 18 was a busy day for people in our community working to make a difference. United Way of Central Georgia held its Day of Action at the Brookdale Resource Center. People volunteered to clean up the Center, as well the surrounding neighborhoods with help...

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Next Level campers take part in community cleanup

Next Level campers take part in community cleanup

Nearly 80 children  stepped up to show that #cleanstreetsmatter to them by picking up litter and debris earlier this week. Students in the Next Level Community Development Center (NLCDC) DBA Camp partnered with Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful (KMBB) to hold a community...

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Teens design, sell t-shirts in anti-violence fundraiser

Teens design, sell t-shirts in anti-violence fundraiser

Teenagers in the Mentor’s Project of Bibb County came together to create anti-violence t-shirts. Students in the Leadership Academy decided to make this their service project this year.  They unveiled the design of the shirts during a news conference on Wednesday with...

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