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Lieutenant Randy Parker Memorial Video

On February 11, Macon-Bibb County lost one of its heroes, Lieutenant Randy Parker with the Fire Department, in the line of duty as he and his fellow firefighters responded to a fire on Fairview Drive. Several thousand people paid their respects at the Visitation at Government Center and at services at the Macon Auditorium. MaconBibbTV created a video honoring the life of Lt. Parker and highlighting the community that celebrated his life.

Click here to help honor Lt. Parker,
and please share it with your friends and family.

Macon-Bibb Spring Break Camps

The Bibb County School District is on Spring Break March 30 – April 3, which means many parents will be looking for fun activities for their children. The Parks & Rec Department is hosting week-long camps at the Bloomfield, Frank Johnson, North Macon, and Rosa Jackson Community Centers.

From team sports, arts and crafts, and educational activities, there is a variety of things for them to do. For more information, check out the most recent Parks & Rec newsletter. Space is limited in the camps, so register now!

To stay up-to-date about activities for children, adults, and families, follow the Parks & Recreation Department on Facebook.

Upcoming Spring Fling: 30 Day Decluttering Challenge

Upcoming Spring Fling: 30 Day Decluttering Challenge

Spring has sprung and it’s a wonderful time to get rid of clutter and start fresh. 

 

Join us for the entire month of April for the Spring Fling, a 30 day decluttering challenge. Every day we will be sorting, discarding and flinging items and ideas from a wide variety of areas of our homes and lives.  You can pick and choose which flings you would like do. You can do them every day or do them at your own pace. It’s all up to you! 

5 x 5 Program kicks off in District 9 with series of events

Macon-Bibb County will begin its 5x5 Neighborhood Improvement Program in District 9 on Monday, March 9, and it will run through Friday, April 10. Commissioner Al Tillman will be hosting several public events throughout the week to raise awareness of the program, seek input on other projects, provide a Macon-Bibb update, and bring the community together to help with the cleanup.

Kick-Off Press Conference
Monday, March 9 * 10:00 a.m.
3809 Mumford Road

Public Forum
Tuesday, March 10 * 6:30 p.m.
Macon Mall, 2nd floor near Belk

Neighborhood Cleanup
Saturday, March 14 * 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
5 x 5 Area (See map below)

Community Festival
Saturday, March 14 * 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Greater Bellevue Baptist Church

7 Things You Can Toss From Your Closet Now

7 Things You Can Toss From Your Closet Now

Overwhelmed with the idea of decluttering your closet? Here are 7 ideas to get you started.

Dusty Shoes

If your shoes are dusty, it is a clear sign you have not worn them in a long time. Chances are you liked them when you bought them but they hurt your feet or don’t fit into your current lifestyle.  Give them a quick wipe down and toss them in your donation box.

7 Organizing Tasks You Can Do in 2 Minutes or Less

7 Organizing Tasks You Can Do in 2 Minutes or Less
  • Match your plastic storage container bottoms with tops. Then toss or recycle the singletons and restock the rest neatly in your cupboard.
  • Grab plastic shopping bag and spend 2 minutes emptying the trash from your car including the french fries and straw wrappers under the seats.
  • Make a quick sweep of your bathroom and shower area and throw out any hair and beauty products you just don’t use. Be honest.

Annual Student Art Show Opens Downtown

Annual Student Art Show Opens Downtown

Student artwork will be on display when the Annual Student Art Show opens this week at The 567 Center for Renewal. The opening for the show will be held Friday, March 6, from 6-9 p.m.

The 567 Center for Renewal is located at 533 Cherry Street in downtown Macon.

The art show is a collaboration between the Bibb County School District, the Georgia Art Education Association - District 5, and The 567 Center for Renewal. The artwork will remain on display through March 27.