COMMUNITY NEWS

September recognized as National Preparedness Month

September recognized as National Preparedness Month

Though Macon-Bibb has not gone through serious storms this hurricane season so far, the season is not over just yet. In fact, we are at the peak of hurricane season, and September is also recognized as National Preparedness Month. So if you don’t have a plan, get...

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We Will Never Forget

We Will Never Forget

The day before we marked the 20th anniversary of the horrific attacks on our country, our law enforcement agencies and community gathered at Public Safety Memorial Park to remember and honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.  The Macon-Bibb Law...

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Macon Mayhem to hold first Veterans Cup in November

Macon Mayhem to hold first Veterans Cup in November

From the Macon Mayhem: The Macon Mayhem, in conjunction with Visit Macon, Spectra, and the SECHC (South Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference), announced Wednesday the foundation of the Macon Veterans Cup. The Macon Veterans Cup will be an annual club hockey tournament...

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Staff Spotlight: Shan Towns

Staff Spotlight: Shan Towns

You may have heard Shan Towns’ voice and not even realized it. For the past several years, she worked in the Customer Service part of the Communications team at City Hall. She would answer phone calls with a smile, no matter what was waiting on the other end of line....

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Mayor visits first Macon Construction Ready class

Mayor visits first Macon Construction Ready class

On Thursday, September 2, Mayor Lester Miller paid a visit to the first-ever Construction Ready class in Macon-Bibb. Construction Ready is a free training program by the Construction Education of Georgia, for people wanting to learn construction skills that will lead...

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Driving awareness fore Muscular Dystrophy Association

Driving awareness fore Muscular Dystrophy Association

On Friday, August 27, the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department held its annual Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)/Citgo Golf Tournament at Historic Bowden Golf Course. About 100 people participated in this charity that has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for...

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Macon-Bibb County firefighters promoted

Macon-Bibb County firefighters promoted

On Thursday, September 2, ten of our hardworking firefighters were promoted to Captains, Lieutenants, and Sergeants.   With help from their families, Interim Chief Shane Edwards presented new pins and gear to them during the a ceremony inside the bays...

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Office of Community Affairs welcomes first intern

Office of Community Affairs welcomes first intern

The Office of Community Affairs (OCA) now has its first intern working to help our community more efficiently. This week, Wesleyan College student Elizabeth Almena started working alongside the Clerk of the Commission’s Office, Office of Small Business Affairs (OSBA),...

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