COMMUNITY NEWS

Commissioners earn state certification

Commissioners earn state certification

Macon-Bibb County Commissioners Paul Bronson, Raymond Wilder, and Bill Howell were recognized by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) for becoming Certified County Commissioners after completing the requirements of the Lifelong Learning Academy. They...

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Ryland Environmental to begin delivering carts

Ryland Environmental to begin delivering carts

On Monday, November 29, Ryland Environmental will begin delivering new trash and recycling carts. Each resident will receive the number of carts they are currently paying for. The new carts are being delivered as part of the transition to Ryland taking over solid...

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Macon-Bibb celebrates, remembers Michael MacCarthy

Macon-Bibb celebrates, remembers Michael MacCarthy

To remember the legacy left behind by Michael MacCarthy, Mayor Lester Miller proclaimed November 16 as Michael McCarthy Day in Macon-Bibb County. The proclamation was read by Mayor Pro Tem Seth Clark at the Commission Meeting on Tuesday, November 16.  MacCarthy was an...

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Historic Bowden hosts Birdies for Brookdale

Historic Bowden hosts Birdies for Brookdale

The day after Thanksgiving is typically packed with shopping, but this is the perfect year to try something different for a good cause! The Birdies for Brookdale Golf Tournament is happening at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 26, 2021, at Historic Bowden Golf Course...

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Bringing awareness to lung cancer

Bringing awareness to lung cancer

In an effort to bring awareness to lung cancer, Mayor Lester Miller proclaimed November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month. On November 15, Mayor Miller presented the proclamation to staff at Atrium Navicent Health’s Peyton Anderson Cancer Center.   The American Cancer...

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Macon-Bibb recognizes Prematurity Awareness Month

Macon-Bibb recognizes Prematurity Awareness Month

One in ten babies born in the United States is premature, which means they are born before 37 weeks of pregnancy. These babies miss out on the crucial growth and development of their final weeks in the womb. Georgia’s prematurity rate is 11.7%, according to the 2020...

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December 6 proclaimed as Savion Wright Day

December 6 proclaimed as Savion Wright Day

On November 18, Mayor Lester Miller presented Savion Wright with a proclamation. Wright is a Rutland High School 2017 graduate and a product of Communities in Schools, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to surround students with a community of support.   ...

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