Macon-Bibb begins extending Second Street Corridor’s Vision Block on Monday

Work to extend the Second Street Corridor Vision Block will begin Monday, January 14. (Barricades have already been placed in the area changing the traffic pattern.) This project – which should take approximately six months – will improve the block and half between...

Recap of January 2, 2019 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting

The Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting on January 2, 2019 happened on a Wednesday, instead of the usual first Tuesday of the month, because of the New Year Holiday. It was abbreviated, but here's a recap of what took place at the meeting. Reverend Jon Brown from...

Mayors’ & Commissioners’ Motorcade brings in money, other items for Central State Hospital

Each year, the Mayors' & Commissioners' Christmas Motorcade gathers money and items for those with disabilities at Central State Hospital. This year, Macon-Bibb departments and residents brought in more than $1,175 and nearly 500 items! That includes toiletries, socks...

Pedestrian Safety Review Board continuing safety education campaign

Macon-Bibb County’s Pedestrian Safety Review Board (PSRB) announced the continuation of its safety and education campaign, On The Move, at a press conference on Monday, December 17. The PSRB recently received a $24,065 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway...

EMA, partner agencies visit Georgia Power

Our local EMA team and community partners hopped on a bus and went to Atlanta for Georgia Power's Winter Weather Preparedness Summit. Agencies from around the state learned how Georgia Power springs into action when there's bad weather, and how they work with partner...

King Commission honors Parks, announces first 2019 events

On Tuesday, December 18, The Martin Luther King Commission gathered for a wreath-laying ceremony in Rosa Parks Square. The wreath was placed in honor of the Civil Rights icon who, on December 1, 1955, refused to give up her bus seat for a white person. Her legacy, and...

Macon-Bibb hosts annual Senior Christmas Luncheon

For more than 10 years, Macon-Bibb County has hosted a Christmas Luncheon for its senior citizens.  This year’s event will be held on December 21 from 12:00 noon until 2:00 PM at the Centreplex Ballroom, located at 240 Coliseum Drive, Macon. This is a free event, but...

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Holiday Safety from Sheriff’s Office, Fire Department

FROM THE MACON-BIBB COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT With us experiencing Winter Weather, we would like to remind our citizens of some Safety Precautions that should be exercised to prevent fires, injuries or possible loss of life: Winter holidays are a time for families and...

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Government office hours, trash collection schedule for holidays

Macon-Bibb County Government Offices will be closed for the holidays on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day (December 24 & 25) and on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day (December 31 & January 1). The trash, recycling, and bulk waste collection schedule is outlined below. All...

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Block of New Street by Navicent reopens

The block of New Street between Pine Street and Plum Street Lane is reopen now to traffic. It was closed November 5  to accommodate a mobile hospital unit being used by Navicent Health. That unit is closed now and the road, outlined above in red, is once again...

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Recap of December 4, 2018 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting

  District 2 Commissioner Larry Schlesinger put on his Rabbi cap to deliver the invocation at the December 4 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting. 4H students Thane Nye and Kai Thomas led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance. The Commissioners recognized the...

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Commissioner Lucas hosting Town Hall Thursday

Macon-Bibb County District 3 Commissioner Elaine Lucas will host a Town Hall forum on Thursday, November 29 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Mount Moriah Baptist Church (2789 Millerfield Road). The public is invited to attend and ask questions, hear updates on projects in...

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Recap of November 20, 2018 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting

At the Macon-Bibb County Commission meeting on November 20, Pastor Bobby Brown from Mount Calvary Baptist Church led the invocation. Two local students who are members of S.M.A.R.T. (South Macon Arts Revitalization Technology) delivered the pledge. Thank you to...

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