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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Another eco-friendly fleet is hitting the streets in Bibb County, but these vehicles are a lot smaller. The Bibb County Green Team and Bibb County Commission unveiled its eight new, electric utility vehicles. The Bad Boy electric utility vehicles are a newer, smaller addition to the county vehicles. Like this other […]
ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has confirmed that 28,467 households in the state could be affected by an online security breach involving Nationwide Insurance Co. Hudgens said the company notified him that a portion of its computer network was accessed illegally. The hackers gained unauthorized access to personal information of policyholders and […]
WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Feagin Mill Middle School is only one of three schools in Georgia and 63 schools nationwide to be recognized as a “Green Ribbon School”. Students at Feagin Mill Middle started a Biggest Loser competition. They raised enough money recycling to buy new technology for the classrooms. Computer science teacher Bobby […]
MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Local volunteers and businesses teamed up to help clean up Milledgeville just in time for one the town’s biggest events. Crews worked along Main Street to tidy up the town for the 9th annual Deep Roots Festival. The celebration is expected to draw thousands of people from across our area and […]
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The state of Georgia held its 5th annual tax holiday to encourage consumers to save money now on appliances that will save them money in the future. According to Energy Star, an energy efficient appliance is estimated to use 15% less energy than regular appliances. But buying “green” appliances isn’t necessarily […]
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Adam Gum was tired of the high prices at the pump, so he decided to go electric. The new electric charging station outside of the Bibb County courthouse is making his ride a little easier. “We were trying to save money. We were both planning for the future for gas prices […]
MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – In preparation for the fall season, volunteers at the Milledgeville Community Garden are digging up dirt for a good cause. Since the garden on Southside Drive first took root, volunteers have turned the old tucked away playground into a flourishing plot. The garden is now equipped with over 100 plots, a […]
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Local leaders grabbed their shovels and garden gloves to participate in the inaugural celebration of National Planting Day. Macon State College partnered with Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful to plant a native oak tree on the campus. Keep America Beautiful is a proud host of the new found holiday. Keep America Beautiful Susan […]