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Macon-Bibb completes 5 x 5 Program in Kings Park

Macon-Bibb County recently completed the second round of its 5 x 5 Neighborhood Improvement Program in District 3 by focusing on the Kings Park neighborhood, and Commissioner Lucas, residents, and departments hosted a press event prior to Macon-Bibb County departments beginning work.

Macon-Bibb Health Department to hold walk-in flu shot clinic

Macon-Bibb Health Department to hold walk-in flu shot clinic

Flu season is in full swing, and the Macon-Bibb Health Department wants to heal the sick.

The Macon-Bibb County Health Department is hosting a flu shot walk-in clinic on Tuesday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, September 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m, according to a news release.

The clinic will be in the Assembly Room at its 171 Emery Highway location. No appointment will be necessary necessary.

Drive through service will be avilable for the handicapped and disabled, the release states, with a maximum of four people per car, including the driver.

Residents who miss the clinics can visit the department for flu shots during regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Chameleon Village and The 567 Bring Site-Specific Theatre to Macon

Two Macon art organizations, The 567 Center for Renewal and The Chameleon Village Theatre Company, have come together to bring site-specific theatre to downtown Macon. On August 7, 2015, The 567 will host The Chameleon Village’s premier piece, Cope, during its First Friday exhibit opening.

This event is the official launch of The Chameleon Village. The mission of the fledging theatre company is to use site-specific theatre to bring new appreciation to underused areas, create a venue for collaboration between local artists and businesses, and provide an outlet for local talent. By teaming up, The Chameleon Village and The 567 hope to spark new interests in the arts community.

MaconBibbTV highlights Earth Day celebration

Macon-Bibb County’s Green Team celebrated Earth Day this year with a luncheon at the Ocmulgee National Monument and a festival in the improved Tattnall Square Park. According to officials, it had the highest attendance of any previous celebration.

Click here for a feature video from MaconBibbTV about this exciting day.

The 567 Center Announces 1st Annual Beer & Bluegrass

The 567 Center Announces 1st Annual Beer & Bluegrass
MACON – On Saturday, July 11, The 567 Center for Renewal will host the 1st Annual Beer & Bluegrass, a fundraiser to benefit its programs. The 567 was formed as a non-profit organization five years ago to bring creative life to downtown Macon. In honor of its fifth anniversary, it has planned an event that is sure to attract a lively crowd. The event will feature craft beer tastings from Growler Spot, food, and live music by Johnny Roquemore & the Apostles of Bluegrass. In addition, there will be a raffle for prizes such as a Big Green Egg and a large selection of craft beer. Macon Beer Company owner Jeremy Knowles will be present to answer questions about his brews. Johnny Roquemore & the Apostles of Bluegrass will certainly set a lively tone for the night. The Apostles' hard-driving bluegrass and humorous original songs have consistently amused their audiences all over the South.

Macon-Bibb County closed for holiday

Macon-Bibb County will observe the Fourth of July Holiday by closing on Friday, July 3, 2015. As is customary, all essential services will be maintained.