Macon Transit providing rides to Brookdale Warming Center from Downtown

List of needed items updated The Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority (MTA) has joined multiple community agencies in providing people a warm and safe place to stay at the Brookdale Warming Center. They will offer free rides to the Center from the Historic Macon...

Motor vehicle services to be temporarily suspended for statewide technology upgrade

The Georgia Department of Revenue is closing its motor vehicle application and tag and title system from January 13-18, 2021 in order to complete a technology upgrade to DRIVES, or Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System. During this time, customers...

Mayor Miller signs Executive Order to address the spread of COVID-19

On Friday, January 8, 2021, Macon-Bibb County Mayor Lester M. Miller signed an Executive Order to enact immediate actions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community. “We are seeing an increasing number of cases of COVID-19 every day, and I am very concerned...

Macon-Bibb, partners announce effort to help families in need, homeless during cold months

Macon-Bibb County’s consolidated government and multiple community agencies have joined together to open the Brookdale Warming Center, a facility that will provide for families in need and people who are homeless with a warm and safe place to stay. The Warming Center...

Parks & Beautification Director Mike Glisson recognized as Tree STAR

The Georgia Tree Council has recognized our Parks & Beautification Director Michael Glisson as a STAR! He’s in the inaugural class of the Georgia Tree Council STARs. The list recognizes up-and-coming leadership in our state, those under age 40, who’ve demonstrated...

New fee schedule for Solid Waste collection

The Commission approved a new fee schedule for collection of waste which isn’t part of typical route pickups. The fees will also be utilized as fines for those who leave debris and waste in the County rights-of-way. The goals are to create cleaner neighborhoods, and...

Mayor, Commissioners celebrated, thanked for service as terms end

At the Commission Meeting on Tuesday, December 15, the Mayor and four Commissioners were recognized and thanked for their service as their terms end. Mayor Reichert’s family surprised him by entering Chambers shortly before he was recognized with a feature video of...

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New park replaces blighted structures

Macon-Bibb County celebrated the creation of the new Reverend Jacob Parker Memorial Park with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, December 11. The park features a concrete plaza area, benches, trash cans, sidewalks, picnic tables, landscaping, irrigation, and more....

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Macon-Bibb Fire Department urges safety during cold temps

Stay safe while staying warm from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. From the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department's Fire Prevention Team: It is that time of the year when the temperatures drop a bit lower. During the winter months, we tend to spend more time at home with our family...

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MWA to take the reins of Stormwater Management Program

The Macon Water Authority and Macon-Bibb County will hold a press conference on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. to announce the official transfer of the Stormwater Management Program and explain what it means to customers. The press conference will be held...

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Bass Road bridge closing Thursday, December 10 for repairs

A Bass Road bridge over the railroad will close at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 10 so crews can begin making repairs to the guardrail that was damaged in an automobile accident. The repairs are estimated to take about six to seven days. The bridge itself will be...

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Recap of December 1, 2020 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting

The Macon-Bibb County Board of Commissioners met via online platform Zoom on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 for their regularly-scheduled Commission Meeting. The Board is meeting virtually to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Anyone can watch these meetings live on our...

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Turkey fryer safety tips & live demonstration

Each year, the Fire Department reminds people to practice safety when using turkey fryers to prepare the big family meal. "As deep-frying turkeys have become a very popular way to prepare Thanksgiving dinner, people need to understand there are very real dangers...

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