With the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march canceled in Bibb County due to the pandemic, the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission held a wreath laying ceremony in Rosa Parks Square to honor King’s legacy while obeying social distancing guidelines.
Macon-Bibb County Mayor Lester Miller signed an executive order Friday to address the spread of the coronavirus in the county.
After the tragedy of two homeless men freezing to death on Christmas Day, Macon’s new mayor and several county departments and organizations are partnering to make sure no one is left in the cold.
Macon-Bibb County is moving into a new year with a new mayor, four new commissioners and five returning commissioners to lead the city.
Out of town guests or Maconites wanting a night on the town will have a new Air BnB in the heart of downtown.
From city-county consolidation to the 2008 economic crisis, COVID-19 and vetoing an anti-discrimination ordinance, the mayor reflects on his tenure.
Chief Marvin Riggins’ departure recently was announced to the Macon-Bibb County Commission. The 40-year veteran worked his way up through the ranks, becoming the city-county’s fire chief in 2008.
A middle Georgia county has approved an anti-discrimination ordinance that would govern businesses, despite opposition from some.Macon-Bibb commissioners voted 5-4 in favor of the proposal on Tuesday, sending it to Mayor Robert Reichert for his signature or veto.
Macon-Bibb County Commissioners passed an anti-discrimination ordinance by a 5-4 vote Tuesday that was written to prohibit discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations.
Slow-smoked meat is a trademark of Sonny’s BBQ and a local franchisee found patience also can pay off when seeking zoning approval.