Airport passes major service milestone earlier than last year

In July 2019, the Middle Georgia Regional Airport passed 10,000 enplanements for the year, a major milestone for airports offering passenger service that will lead to significantly increased federal funds. (Enplanements are the number of people that board a flight at...

Changes coming to Downtown trash collection

After the Solid Waste Department conducted an inspection on the use of sidewalk trash cans Downtown, several changes will begin August 19 to provide services which better meet the needs of the area. The Department found within the Downtown area the 158 garbage cans...

Landfill closed alternate Wednesdays for maintenance

Macon-Bibb County’s Walker Road Landfill ( 920 11 th Street ) will be closed every other Wednesday from August 14 through November 27 for maintenance and upkeep. This will give the Solid Waste Department the chance to address any issues that have arisen and ensure...

Flights, fur, fixes, and fire: June 2019 Administrative Report

In the month of June, nearly 1,500 people flew out of our airport, more than 100 animals were adopted or returned to their families, our Public Works Department repaired 82 potholes, and our Fire Department responded to 468 fire calls. There was a moving ceremony...

Recap of August 6, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting

At the Macon-Bibb County Commission meeting on Tuesday, August 6, Reverend Creede Hinshaw delivered the invocation. He’s a retired United Methodist Pastor who served various congregations across south Georgia for 36 years, including four years at Wesley United...

County employees to receive bonus

The Macon-Bibb County Commission approved a one time pay adjustment (or bonus) of $1,000 on December 20 for employees. The bonus will be paid to all full-time employees that are hired by November 20 and are still employed on December 20. The $1,000 will be before...

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...

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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...

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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...

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Independence Day Holiday hours for Macon-Bibb Offices

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...

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Celebrate Independence Day with fireworks over Lake Tobesofkee

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...

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Recap of June 18, 2019 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting

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...

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Jeffery Monroe Chosen as Superior Court Judge

              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...

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Macon-Bibb Commission approves FY20 Budget

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...

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