Sheriff’s Office expands law enforcement opportunities

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is making changes to its job requirements for those wanting to become a deputy sheriff and to expand the opportunity for more people to begin a career in law enforcement. Interested people must now be at least 18 years old, whereas...

Fire Department welcomes new family members

On Friday, April 30, 2021, the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department welcomed 14 new members to its family. Fourteen people from different backgrounds, but with the same mission: to protect and serve Macon-Bibb County. The Graduating Class was the first class to begin its...

Summer camp returns in June

Summer camp is back for our community after shutting down last year due to COVID-19. Enrollment has already begun, and staff is working hard to make this as safe and fun as possible for everyone. “We were devastated last year, but knew it was for the best. Now,...

Clean Streets Matter through the eyes of a younger generation

On Friday, April 30, 2021, Macon-Bibb County Mayor Lester Miller and Executive Director of Community Affairs Dr. Henry Ficklin, along with Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Executive Director Carolyn Childs and Education Chair Janice Habersham, announced the winners of the...

Mental health gyms popping up in Macon-Bibb neighborhoods

On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Macon Head Space is hosting the first ever Mental Health Pop-Up Gym at 8:00 a.m. at Filmore Thomas Park (3793 Log Cabin Road). The goal is to bring mental health resources directly to neighborhoods. The pop-up gyms will include a Zen Tea...

Public pools and camps preparing to open for the summer

The Recreation Department is looking to hire lifeguards and camp activity leaders this summer. Public pools open for the summer beginning Memorial Day Weekend on Saturday, May 29, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  The full summer schedule begins on Tuesday, June...

Sheriff’s Office expands law enforcement opportunities

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is making changes to its job requirements for those wanting to become a deputy sheriff and to expand the opportunity for more people to begin a career in law enforcement. Interested people must now be at least 18 years old, whereas...

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Fire Department welcomes new family members

On Friday, April 30, 2021, the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department welcomed 14 new members to its family. Fourteen people from different backgrounds, but with the same mission: to protect and serve Macon-Bibb County. The Graduating Class was the first class to begin its...

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Summer camp returns in June

Summer camp is back for our community after shutting down last year due to COVID-19. Enrollment has already begun, and staff is working hard to make this as safe and fun as possible for everyone. “We were devastated last year, but knew it was for the best. Now,...

read more

Clean Streets Matter through the eyes of a younger generation

On Friday, April 30, 2021, Macon-Bibb County Mayor Lester Miller and Executive Director of Community Affairs Dr. Henry Ficklin, along with Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Executive Director Carolyn Childs and Education Chair Janice Habersham, announced the winners of the...

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Mental health gyms popping up in Macon-Bibb neighborhoods

On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Macon Head Space is hosting the first ever Mental Health Pop-Up Gym at 8:00 a.m. at Filmore Thomas Park (3793 Log Cabin Road). The goal is to bring mental health resources directly to neighborhoods. The pop-up gyms will include a Zen Tea...

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Public pools and camps preparing to open for the summer

The Recreation Department is looking to hire lifeguards and camp activity leaders this summer. Public pools open for the summer beginning Memorial Day Weekend on Saturday, May 29, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  The full summer schedule begins on Tuesday, June...

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Landfill offers free drop-offs on Tuesdays in May

The Solid Waste Department is hosting a May Madness Spring Clean Up to help keep debris and bulk off of the streets. Starting Tuesday, May 4, 2021 residents can drop off any bulk items and/or building material at the Walker Road Landfill (920 11th Street) for FREE...

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Downtown restaurant adds act of kindness to menu

Kinjo Kitchen + Cocktails recently teamed up with the Brookdale Warming Center to help feed the Center’s guests. For owner of Kinjo, Chelsea Hughes, it all started as a small idea to help people who cannot afford a meal every now and then. She saw an idea at other...

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