Bibb BOE Approves Tentative 2012 Budget
6 years ago
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Bibb BOE Approves Tentative 2012 Budget

School systems around Middle Georgia have taken a hit the last couple of years. Monday night the Bibb County Board of Education talked about what they have to work with, and how it should be spent. The board did pass a tentative budget for 2012 totaling 296-million dollars. However, the general fund, which handles the […]
Fire and Police Pension Hit Another Road Block
6 years ago
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Fire and Police Pension Hit Another Road Block

The Macon fire and police pension plan hit another road block Monday night. The Pension board voted 3 to 2 to disapprove the proposal by the Mayor’s administration, that would have allowed giving the fund 71-thousand dollars a month over the next 5 years, beginning in July. The total payment would end up being 3.5-million […]
Gov. Deal Announces License Plate Design Contest
6 years ago
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Gov. Deal Announces License Plate Design Contest

If you’ve got an artistic eye, you could see your work on license plates across the state! Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia Department of Revenue announced a contest today, for residents to design Georgia’s new tag. Mr. Deal says he wants to embrace the creative talents of Georgia citizens. The contest is open until […]
Two Bibb County Neighboorhoods Victims of Auto Entry Spree
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Two Bibb County Neighboorhoods Victims of Auto Entry Spree

Early Sunday morning, personal items were stolen from 10 cars on George Oxford Drive and Scarlet Oaks Drive. One car was stolen from a house on George Oxford Drive. A resident who slept through the noise woke up to a knock on the door from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office. “We go out there and […]
Man Drowns Trying To Save 3 Children At Lake Tobesofkee
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Man Drowns Trying To Save 3 Children At Lake Tobesofkee

A drowning at Lake Tobesofkee leaves one man dead. Emergency crews responded to a drowning that happened  Saturday Evening.  Witnesses say, 24 year old Michael Jones of Macon was swimming with his family in the lake. Three children began to yell for help and with the aid of several others, Jones went to help the children.   Jones […]
Several Reported Car Break-ins In Bibb, Crawford, Houston, And Peach Counties
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Several Reported Car Break-ins In Bibb, Crawford, Houston, And Peach Counties

Five people are behind bars after several reported car break-ins over the weekend. The suspects broke into cars in Bibb, Crawford, Houston, and Peach Counties.  Numerous calls were made early Sunday morning in several west Bibb Country neighborhoods. The Bibb County Sheriff’s office, is asking for your help, in order to solve these crimes. If you […]
Bibb County’s Class of 2011
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Bibb County’s Class of 2011

The first 2011 Bibb County graduation kicked off Friday with the seniors of Northeast High School. Whether college or a job is next, for many of these graduates it’s just the beginning. “People say it’s the end, but it’s just the beginning, the stepping stone to starting,” said 2011 graduate Calvin Banks. Four years of […]
Fallen GA Officers Honored in Candlelight Vigil
6 years ago
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Fallen GA Officers Honored in Candlelight Vigil

Lori Thompson hurts deeply over the loss of her son, former Twiggs County Deputy Richard Daniels. The 27-year-old officer died after a 30 foot oak tree fell on his patrol car during a routine drive last June. Law Enforcement United honored all of Georgia‘s fallen officers from this past year. Thompson says community support compels […]
FDIC Shuts Down Atlantic Southern Bank
6 years ago
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FDIC Shuts Down Atlantic Southern Bank

Federal regulators are taking over Macon based Atlantic Southern Bank today. According to a news release from the FDIC, insured deposits and assests are being transferred to the CertusBank based in Easley, South Carolina.  F.D.I.C. spokesperson, Eric Raines, says Atlantic Southern Bank customers, do not have to worry about the change. “(There are) some formal […]
Mobile Lab to Help Job Seekers
6 years ago
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Mobile Lab to Help Job Seekers

The Macon-Bibb Workforce Development is rolling out a new tool to help curb the high unemployment rate. Starting next week, a mobile career lab will hit the streets to make landing a job a little easier. The mobile lab unit is equipped with 10 computers and wireless Internet. According to Betty Toussaint with the workforce […]