S. Wade McCord, Tax Commissioner, to hold Seminar on Subsequent Tax Sale Process

The Bibb County Tax Commissioner’s Office will hold a seminar on the  Subsequent Tax Sale process from 6:00 to 7:00 pm on Thursday, November 21, 2019. It will be in Commission Chambers at Macon-Bibb Government Center (700 Poplar Street.) The Subsequent Tax...

Irving Tissue Officially Opens $470 million tissue production plant in Macon, Announces Additional $400 million expansion project

      Irving Tissue’s newest $470 million tissue plant is officially open in Macon, Georgia and based on a new, additional $400 million investment, will soon double its capacity. The announcement was made at a ceremony held today at the new plant where...

Playground at Amerson River Park to temporarily close

The playground at Amerson River Park will be closed Wednesday through Friday, November 13-15, 2019 so work can begin on the installation of a new cloth shade sail to protect people and equipment from the sun. The rest of Amerson River Park will remain open. During...

Commissioners, community organizers invite public to next “Stop the Violence” event

Mayor Pro Tem & District 9 Commissioner Al Tillman, Commissioner Virgil Watkins, and Lillie Gannt-Evans with Coalition for Better Macon are inviting all elected officials, nonprofit and community organizations, and the public to participate in a series of “Stop...

Solid Waste Department picking up additional material free of charge

From November 4 – December 20, the Solid Waste Department will hold its first “Holiday Community Cleanup.” During this time, crews will collect materials from homes that would normally require a special charge, in addition to what they already collect. Collection will...

Another HBO television show to film Downtown

A television show being called “Project Random” will be filming scenes in Downtown Macon-Bibb from November 12-16, with pre-production work beginning Thursday, October 31 and restorative work happening through November 22. In order to accommodate this filming,...

Recap of October 15, 2019 Commission Meeting

At the Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, Pastor Harold Crafter of Mount Sinai Baptist Church delivered the invocation. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by William Burrs and Brent King, Brent King a 5th grader at Veterans Elementary now...

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Recreation employees recognized by state organization

  Four employees in the Recreation Department recently earned top recognitions for District 6 of the Georgia Recreation & Parks Association (GRPA). They were recognized for a specific event, as well as local programming and involvement in the community and...

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Jeremy Webb named Georgia’s Fire Educator of the Year

The Georgia State Firefighters Association (GSFA) has recently recognized Macon-Bibb’s Fire Safety Educator Jeremy Webb for being selected as the recipient of the 2019 Educator of the Year. In his role with Macon-Bibb Webb goes to schools, public meetings, businesses,...

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Recap of October 1, 2019 Commission Meeting

At the Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, Pastor Garry Goodin delivered the prayer. Pastor Goodin has been the Executive Director for the Mid-State Baptist Association since 2013. For over 60 years, the Mid-State Baptist Association of...

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Landfill closure Friday

Macon-Bibb County’s Walker Road Landfill will be closed Friday, October 11, for several hours as Georgia Power changes out a transformer and pole in the area. This work will cut power to the scale house, meaning material coming into the landfill cannot be weighed and...

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