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Organizations Recognized by Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation

At a luncheon in Atlanta on Friday, December 12, the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation announced that five state-level awards for individuals and organizations in Macon-Bibb County. Awards were presented to the Austin Center for Development, Historic Macon Foundation, Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Foundation, and Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert Reichert.

Macon-Bibb Selected for Free Assistance with Smart Growth Strategies

Macon-Bibb Selected for Free Assistance with Smart Growth Strategies

Smart Growth America – a national nonprofit that advocates for better cities, towns, and neighborhoods — announced today that Macon-Bibb has been selected to receive a free two-day technical assistance workshop in 2015. (The date and location of that workshop have not yet been set.) Through the support and guidance of our Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative team, Macon-Bibb developed an application that was one of 14 selected from more than 120 applications submitted from 35 states.

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.

Macon-Bibb Launches Online SPLOST Map

On Tuesday, December 10, Macon-Bibb County launched a new interactive online map to show how funds from the voter-approved Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax are being spent on projects. The map can be accessed by clicking here or by visiting www.maconbibb.us and clicking on the banner image.

“The best thing about this web site is the transparency it brings to our SPLOST spending,” says SPLOST Advisory Committee Chair Jeffery Monroe. “Macon-Bibb citizens can now see for themselves how, when, and where their SPLOST dollars are being spent.”

Macon-Bibb Tax Commissioner's Office to Move to New Location

The Macon-Bibb County Tax Commissioner’s Office will close the Farmers’ Market branch at 2055 Eisenhower Parkway at the close of business on Friday, December 19, 2014.  All services will be relocated to Office’s new location at 188 Third Street (corner of Walnut and Third Streets).

Bibb BOE member to hold District 2 Informational Meeting

Bibb BOE member to hold District 2 Informational Meeting

Dr. Thelma Dillard, Board member for District 2, will host an informational meeting for citizens of the Bibb County Board of Education’s District 2 zone. The meeting will be held October 13 at 6 p.m. at Lizzie Chapel Baptist Church, 1180 Bartlett Street, in the Fellowship Hall. This community meeting is for informational purposes only, and Dr. Dillard has invited Interim Superintendent Dr. E. Steven Smith to attend and discuss the current state of the District. The public is invited to attend.

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