New partnership showing early success in damage reimbursement from accidents

In April 2019, the Commission approved the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Peachtree Recovery Services to investigate accidents resulting in damage to government property and seeking reimbursement of funds from insurance companies. Since being hired, Peachtree...

EMA Volunteer Steve Landers recognized for 50 years of service

  The Macon-Bibb County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) relies on a host of volunteers when crisis strikes, and one of those volunteers has been part of protecting our community for 50 years. Steve Landers has delivered needed medication during blizzard of...

Recap of July 16, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting

          At the Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting on July 16, 2019, Revered Leon Ward of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church delivered the invocation. Ward is the founding pastor of New Birth, and was born and raised in Macon. He...

Open House for proposed Seventh Street Corridor Thursday

The Macon-Bibb County Engineering Department and the Adrian Collaborative will hold an informational open house on Thursday, July 18 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Elaine H. Lucas Senior Center (132 Willie Smokie Drive, in Central City Park) to discuss the proposed...

Macon-Bibb wins two “Best of the Best” awards from Telegraph readers

Once again, two of the most popular places in our community have been voted as the Best of the Best! In the annual Macon Telegraph competition, which is decided by readers and residents, Historic Rose Hill Cemetery was voted Best Cemetery, and Amerson River Park was...

Roderick Bell wins statewide street sweeper competition

At the annual American Public Works Association Georgia Chapter (APWA-Ga) Conference, Roderick Bell, a Parks & Beautification Department Crew Leader, was recognized for winning the statewide street sweeper competition.   The competition was held in Perry, GA...

Recap of July 2, 2019 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting

At the Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting on July 2, 2019, Reverend Dr. Ralph Hawkins, Pastor of Northminster Presbyterian Church, delivered the prayer. Two 4H students led everyone in the pledge. Thank you to Jasmine Martin and Zoe Economides for coming to the...

read more

Netflix movie to film in Macon-Bibb County

Netflix will be filming portions of a movie in Macon-Bibb County during the next several weeks. “Ivan” will begin prepping areas of the community July 1, and filming will be from July 15 through July 22. A full list of permanent closures and temporary closures can be...

read more

Fourth of July pet safety from Animal Welfare

As the country prepares for barbeques and fireworks this Fourth of July weekend, Macon-Bibb County Animal Welfare would like to offer some tips on how to keep pets safe and calm during the celebrations. “Our goal is to help keep everyone’s pets safe, but if they do...

read more

Independence Day Holiday hours for Macon-Bibb Offices

Macon-Bibb County Government Offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5, to observe the Independence Day Holiday. Fire, Sheriff, and E911 services will all remain active without interruption. Advanced Disposal Service will have a one-day delay in...

read more

Celebrate Independence Day with fireworks over Lake Tobesofkee

Lake Tobesofkee will host the 25th Annual Sparks Over the Park Independence Day Celebration on Thursday July 4th, 2019. Gates open at 7:00 a.m., and will close at 8:00 p.m. for safety reasons. All of the parks at Lake Tobesofkee will be open, there will be a live...

read more

Recap of June 18, 2019 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting

              At the Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting on June 18, 2019, Minister Belvin D. Ware, Servant Leader of Children, Youth, and Young Adults for Macedonia Baptist Church, delivered the invocation. 4H students Jasmine Mart...

read more

Jeffery Monroe Chosen as Superior Court Judge

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced he will appoint Jeffery O. Monroe to the Superior Court of the Macon Judicial Circuit. "Given his successful tenure of service on the Bibb County State Court and distinguished legal career in the private sector, I am proud to appoint...

read more

Macon-Bibb Commission approves FY20 Budget

On Tuesday, July 11, the Macon-Bibb County Commission approved the budget for Fiscal Year 2020, which is from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. It includes no millage rate increase, moves funding for several outside agencies primarily to hotel-motel sales tax, and To view...

read more

Recap of June 4, 2019 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting

                        At the Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, Pastor Chris L. Dotson of Porterfield Baptist Church gave the prayer. Eagle Scout Jacob Whittington and Rachel...

read more

Update on Macon-Bibb Operations from the County Manager

Each month, County Manager Dr. Keith Moffett provides the Commission with an update on the work of the departments, including people served through programs, pothole repair, animals rescued, lights fixed, Open Records Requests filled, number of people flying out of...

read more