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Pediatric Obesity Awareness Month

Pediatric Obesity Awareness Month

The World Health Organization considers Pediatric Obesity one of the most serious public health challenges facing us today. September is recognized as Pediatric Obesity Awareness Month and Mayor Lester Miller signed a proclamation to bring attention to the matter. Dr....

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Mayor Lester Miller signed a proclamation to bring attention to this deadly disease. Representatives of Atrium Health Navicent came to City Hall where Director of Community Affairs Dr. Henry Ficklin read the...

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Students steer toward their future

Students steer toward their future

This week, high school students got the opportunity to try out in-demand skilled professions first-hand in a fun way. Students from across the region took a trip to the Macon Farmer’s Market to participate in five high demand careers with hands-on simulations to learn...

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Staff Spotlight: Jeanetta Watson

Staff Spotlight: Jeanetta Watson

Each election takes a lot of work behind the scenes that most of us hardly ever see. The Macon-Bibb County Board of Elections works throughout the year to make sure everything is accurately reported. Elections Supervisor Jeanetta Watson is a huge part of that, and was...

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Third County-wide Cleanup in October

Third County-wide Cleanup in October

On Wednesday, September 22 Mayor Lester Miller and Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful (KMBB) announced the next County-wide Cleanup will take place Saturday, October 23. “Each and every day our community is getting stronger together,” said Mayor Miller. “If we continue to work...

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Forums explain new scrap tire Ordinance

Forums explain new scrap tire Ordinance

To make sure everyone had a chance to ask questions about the changes to the Scrap Tire Ordinance, Mayor Lester Miller and Assistant County Attorney Sara Davis held information sessions on September 20 and 23. The updated Ordinance was passed by the Commission in June...

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Macon-Bibb welcomes new Human Resources Director

Macon-Bibb welcomes new Human Resources Director

Our Human Resources Department has a new face leading its work to hire the best people to help move our community forward. Derrick Tromain Jordan may be new to the Department, but he’s not new to Macon-Bibb or to Human Resources. Jordan was born and raised in...

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