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Herbalist Darryl Patton to lead workshop at Ocmulgee Indian Mounds

A master herbalist and author Darryl Patton will lead a workshop about wild edibles and native plants November 7 at the Ocmulgee National Indian Mounds.

According to a news release, Patton has over 30 years of experience gathering wild edibles and using medicinal plants.

In the afternoon, according to the release, Patton will spend the afternoon in exploration of the site. There will also be a hike where participants will have a chance to ask Patton questions.

The cost to attend is $40 per individual adult. If more than one adult attends in a group, the price is $37 per adult. Seating is limited.

For more information, click here or call 478-396-8409. 

Fire Dept showcased 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.

Student leadership cohort announced, attends first session

Macon-Bibb County has announced its second cohort of leaders for the statewide Georgia Civic Awareness Program for Students (GCAPS). This year’s class of 31 student leaders (a full list that is available by clicking here) came from a pool of more than 60 applicants, and they were introduced at a special event at the Cox Capitol Theatre in Downtown Macon on September 1. 

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.

EMA helping families prepare for disasters

September is National Preparedness Month, and the Macon-Bibb Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is participating in FEMA’s national and Georgia’s statewide campaign to help families prepare for any disaster. EMA will educate people through a series of educational meetings, local media coverage, and social media posts about how to be prepared ahead of a disaster, stay safe during a disaster, and recover as quickly as possible following a disaster.

“People should take action now to make sure their friends, family, and pets know how to remain safe during an emergency and how to quickly recover,” says EMA Director Don Druitt.

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.

Public Works highlighted in MaconBibbTV’s ‘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 Public Works Department and its Director, Steve Pettis.