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,...

Commissioner Valerie Wynn earns state certification

Macon-Bibb County District 1 Commissioner Valerie Wynn was recognized by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) for becoming a Certified County Commissioner after completing all the core requirements of the Lifelong Learning Academy. She was recognized...

Macon-Bibb continues collecting public property, infrastructure damage reimbursement

By working with Peachtree Recovery Services, Macon-Bibb continues to collect money from insurance companies as reimbursement for damages to government property and infrastructure. In its September report, Peachtree shows it collected an additional $5,085.10 for...

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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Public invited to Vision Zero Action Plan Workshop

The public is invited to the Pedestrian Safety Review Board’s Vision Zero Action Plan Workshop on Wednesday, October 16 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Commission Chambers in Government Center (700 Poplar Street).   “Our goal is to reduce the number of pedestrian...

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