COMMUNITY NEWS

Bringing awareness to motorcycle safety

Bringing awareness to motorcycle safety

Mayor Lester Miller is hoping to bring awareness to motorcycle safety by proclaiming May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. A group of motorcyclists were presented with the proclamation on Tuesday, May 17.  The Central Ga Association of Motorcycles (CAM) is...

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Trauma survivors reunite with their heroes

Trauma survivors reunite with their heroes

May is known as Trauma Awareness Month and on Wednesday, May 18, we celebrated Trauma Survivors Day. Atrium Health Navicent and the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department came together to create a special moment for two trauma survivors.   Members in our community,...

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Honoring and remembering our fallen heroes

Honoring and remembering our fallen heroes

On Friday, May 20, dozens of people gathered in Public Safety Memorial Park to honor 34 fallen officers during the annual Peace Officers Memorial Day Ceremony.  The event happens on the Friday of National Police Week every year, and the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office,...

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Picnic in the Park draws hundreds to Downtown Macon

Picnic in the Park draws hundreds to Downtown Macon

The Recreation Department’s first Picnic in the Park was a success over the weekend! Seven food trucks parked at Carolyn Crayton Park on Saturday, May 14 for people in our community to enjoy.  Kona Ice and Jail Creek Farms Winery were also available to park goers. The...

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Appreciating our Public Works crews

Appreciating our Public Works crews

May 15 through the 21 is known as Public Works Week across the country. In order to celebrate our incredible crews in Macon-Bibb, the department held a luncheon for all our Public Works workers.  “I just want to say thank you to all of my team that put in so much hard...

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Construction begins on new Fire Training Facility

Construction begins on new Fire Training Facility

Crews have officially begun working on the brand-new state-of-the-art fire training station on Tinker Drive. The Fire Department, Mayor, construction crews, and local leaders held a ceremonial groundbreaking to kick things off on Thursday, May 19.    “We weren’t lying...

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