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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.

Cinderella's Wish List Dress Sale

Cinderella's Wish List Dress Sale

The Bibb County School District's Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) Department will host its third annual Cinderella’s Wish List Dress and Accessories Sale this month.

The Cinderella's Wish List Dress and Accessories Sale features new or gently used prom dresses and accessories for sale at a discounted cost. The sale begins Thursday and Friday, March 5-6, from 4-7 p.m. and continues Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

The event will be held at the Welcome Center Annex next to Hutchings College and Career Academy, at 2007-F Riverside Drive in Macon. All high school girls are invited to attend.

The CTAE Department is hosting the event to raise funds for the 2015 CTAE Student of the Year Scholarship fund.

Currently, the CTAE Department presents a scholarship to the Bibb County CTAE Student of the Year, as well as to the first- and second-place runners-up.

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.