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Public forum for downtown master plan

The Macon Action Plan (MAP) is hosting a community reception on Friday, March 6, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the 

Macon-Bibb delegation attends HOPE Global Forum

This year’s HOPE Global Forum was held in Atlanta from January 15-17, and a twelve-member delegation from Macon-Bibb County and the community were given the chance to attend as a Co-Convening Partner, hear from the speakers, and meet organizers of the event and programs. The delegation heard from experts on financial empowerment for those in the lowest income brackets, make connections with organizations that could help Macon-Bibb County enhance its work in this area, and meet with leaders from the public and private sector working to address financial literacy.

MaconBibbTV Highlights 2nd St Vision Block Opening

MaconBibbTV Highlights 2nd St Vision Block Opening

This past December, Macon-Bibb County reopened the block of Second Street between Cherry and Poplar Streets to vehicular traffic after a short event with comments from Mayor Robert Reichert, Commissioners, SPLOST Advisory Committee Chair Jeffery Monroe, and representatives from TY Lin International and Chris R. Sheridan & Co.

MaconBibbTV was there to cover this milestone event, and you can watch that coverage – including interviews, improvements, and more – by clicking here.

Lake Tobesofkee Christmas Boat Parade

The Macon-Bibb County Parks & Recreation Department will hold its first Lake Tobesofkee Christmas Boat Parade on Saturday, December 20 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The Parade will begin at the Fish & Pig Restaurant and go up the lake to the Lower Thomaston Bridge, then back to the restaurant.

Lunch Beat Macon is Back for December!

Lunch Beat Macon is Back for December!

MACON - Lunch Beat Macon will return to The 567 on Dec. 11. Inspired by Lunch Beat Boston, Macon's movement offers the same daytime, high-energy business event abbreviated into a fast, one-hour music and dance experience.

Gallery seeks photos for exhibit on equality

The 567 Center for Renewal is currently seeking entries for their January exhibit, “Black & White.” In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, “Black & White” will feature black and white photography that explores modern-day issues of race and equality.

Dr. King was an instrumental part of the Civil Rights movement that has far reaching implications for not just African-Americans, but for all races. “Black & White” may include photos that celebrate these accomplishments for all races or that address the challenges that racial minorities still face.

The 567 plans to feature amateur photographers alongside professionals, so even high-quality cell phone photography may be included. Anyone who is interested in participating must submit their no later than December 15. Exhibit guidelines can be found at http://the567.org/call-for-artists/.

Rocker Alice Cooper to perform at Macon Coliseum

Rocker Alice Cooper to perform at Macon Coliseum

Rock singer Alice Cooper will perform at the Macon Coliseum on October 18.

Tickets will go on sale starting at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 22, at the Macon Coliseum Box Office and on Ticketmaster.com.Tickets will cost between $28-$83 each.

The concert will start at 8 p.m. and the doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes at the concert.