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Macon-Bibb Parks & Beautification highlighted in ‘Get to Know’ feature

Macon-Bibb Parks & Beautification highlighted in ‘Get to Know’ feature

When Macon and Bibb County consolidated and became Macon-Bibb County, new departments were created and directors hired. To help educate people about the new departments, the job functions in them, and the people working to make them and the entire government successful, MaconBibbTV is highlighting them in a series of videos.

Click here to watch the newest video and learn more about the Parks & Beautification Department
and its Director, Stephen Lawson.

Central Ga's Boys & Girls Club to receive makeover

Central Ga's Boys & Girls Club to receive makeover

30 employees at Sherwin-Williams in Perry are giving a gift like no other.

The Boys and Girls Club of Central Georgia is getting a makeover Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Several rooms will be painted at the community youth center, according to a news release.

Rooms to be made over include the organization's lobby, game room, computer lab, kitchen and administrative offices, the release states. The 40-gallon paint job is sponsored by National Painting Week, which offers "color inspiration, painting ideas, expert tips, product information and one-of-a-kind DIY and designer projects to help inspire people to update their spaces with paint."

 

New Bibb Co. superintendent to speak at BAE award ceremony

New Bibb Co. superintendent to speak at BAE award ceremony

The Bibb Association of Educators have secured the new Bibb Co. superintendent as its keynote speaker.

According to a BAE news release, Dr. Curtis Jones will address the attendees. The event will take place Thursday at the Terminal Station at 6 p.m. The awards will honor all retiring educators and name the district's Education Support Professional of the Year. 

The Bibb Association of Educators "pushes to unite and support hundreds of elementary and secondary teachers, higher education faculty, education support professionals, school administrators, retired educators and students preparing to become teachers."

 

Macon-Bibb District 1 getting second round of focused services

Macon-Bibb County completed a full year of its expanded 5 x 5 Program on April 3 and will begin the second round with District 1 from April 20 – May 22, 2015. Working with District 1 Commissioner Bechtel, the area to receive the targeted services will be encompassed by Northside Drive, Wesleyan Drive, Oxford Road, Oxford Circle, and Marlowe Drive. To view a map of the District 1 area receiving the focused services, click here. For reports and maps from the first round of the program, click here and select the “5 x 5 Neighborhood Improvement Program” tab.

Macon-Bibb Procurement Department highlighted in ‘Get to Know’ video feature

When Macon and Bibb County consolidated and became Macon-Bibb County, new departments were created and directors hired. To help educate people about the new departments, the job functions in them, and the people working to make them and the entire government successful, MaconBibbTV is highlighting them in a series of videos.

Click here to watch the newest video and learn more 
about the Procurement Department and its director, Nyseha Daley.

Parks & Rec hosts Adult Field Day

Field Day…Ah the memories. Team t-shirts, 50 yard dash, tug of war, over under; all on the hottest day of the school year, of course. But what if you could experience that elementary school fun as an adult? I think you see where this is going… You CAN!

On May 16, Parks & Rec will host the 2nd Annual Adult Field Day at Luther William Field. Our events are top secret, but you and your team can expect to participate in events such as dizzy bat relays, egg toss, flip cup, and an obstacle course. In addition to this day of nostalgia, you will also get to enjoy giveaways, crown competitions, and live music. Check out MaconBibbTV’s coverage of last year’s Adult Field Day by clicking here.

Male mentors needed in Macon-Bibb

ommissioner Al Tillman and Mentors Project Executive Director June O’Neal put out a community challenge on Thursday, March 19 for males to mentor youth in Macon-Bibb County. According to Mrs. O’Neal, there are children asking for mentors so they can graduate and go to college or the military.

“We have almost 40 young men waiting for someone to step forward and help them be successful; these are young men that are looking for guidance and help from us,” said Mrs. O’Neal. “An hour a week can make all the difference in a child’s life. It’s up to us, the adults, to help them find their dreams.”