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Macon-Bibb Student Leaders Visit Juvenile Justice Center

Macon-Bibb County’s Georgia Civic Awareness Program for Students (GCAPS) cohort visited the Thomas Jackson Juvenile Justice Center (560 Oglethorpe Street) on TuesdayJanuary 13, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. The visit was part of the cohort’s year-long program to learn first-hand the roles and services the consolidated Macon-Bibb County government provides.

Bibb County Pre-K Registration Begins January 31

Bibb County Pre-K Registration Begins January 31

Bibb County Pre-K Registration for 2015-2016 begins January 31, 2015. 

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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.

CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

Houston County retired superintendent was also elected to the vice chair position for 2014-2015.

Twiggs County resident and retired educator, Sarah Hawthorne, was named as the chair of CGTC's Board of Directors.

According to a release, she also served as the vice chair of the Board in the past year, when CGTC and MGTC merged.

She'll serve a one-year term.

CGTC's board of directors is comprised of a group of business leaders from the eleven counties CGTC serves in Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam and Twiggs counties.

 

CGTC Titans hosting camp for Twiggs County youth

CGTC Titans hosting camp for Twiggs County youth

50 Twiggs County kids will participate in a week-long basketball camp at the Macon Promise Center.

Central Georgia Technical College Titans put on the camp and kids will also hear speeches from retired FVSU coach Lonnie Brantley as well as a former NBA player Sharone Wright, according to a release.

Students who attend will also get to tour the CGTC campus.

Board of Directors determined for new Central Georgia Technical College

Board of Directors determined for new Central Georgia Technical College

With the official merger date of July 1 quickly approaching, members of the Middle Georgia Technical College and Central Georgia Technical College Boards of Directors held a joint meeting at the Macon campus Wednesday, June 12 to appoint officers for the NEW Central Georgia Technical College Board of Directors... Read More

Two Mercer athletes selected in MLB Draft

Two Mercer athletes selected in MLB Draft

Day three of the MLB Draft saw two Mercer Bears get selected by big league franchises.

The Chicago Cubs picked junior third baseman Chesny Young in the 14th round. Two rounds later, Young's teammate and senior pitcher Brandon Barker was drafted by the Atlanta Braves.

The Cubs get a hot bat in Chesny Young. He had a .401 average and 105 hits as a sophomore, before leading the team with a .348 average as a junior. Young also finished second on the team in hits with 71 this season.