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Macon-Bibb Fire Department New Solar Panel System
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Macon-Bibb Fire Department New Solar Panel System

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Solar panels are helping the Macon-Bibb Fire Department save energy and lives at the same time. The stations on Northside Drive, North Peak and Pine Road in Bibb County all have solar panel systems. Each station has two panels that help power one of the department’s most important resources: water. The […]
Volunteers Work to Revitalize Warner Robins
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Volunteers Work to Revitalize Warner Robins

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Local volunteers and organizations are joining forces to clean up the north side of Warner Robins. Georgia Initiative for Community Housing, Keep Warner Robins Beautiful, Houston Habitat for Humanity and New Hope International Church are working to revitalize the Sewell Circle and Camellia Circle area. New Hope International Church has […]
Eating Organic on a Budget
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Eating Organic on a Budget

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Most people think going organic takes a lot of time and money, but Yvonne Mourfield says that’s not always the case. Mourfield owns Yvonne’s Natural Market on Forsyth Road. She says if you want to go green, buying organic groceries is a great place to start. “Going green in the world […]
Energy Efficient Upgrades at Houston County Schools
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Energy Efficient Upgrades at Houston County Schools

PERRY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Students in Mrs. Bass’ second grade class at Tucker Elementary didn’t notice the brighter classrooms from the new LED lights or the cooler air from the school’s new air conditioning unit. But once the energy efficient transformation is complete, Houston County officials will see some savings. Tucker Elementary was one of […]
Keep Jones Beautiful Celebrates Courtyard Completion
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Keep Jones Beautiful Celebrates Courtyard Completion

GRAY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Keep Jones Beautiful is celebrating the completion of the W.E. Knox Civic Center courtyard. The globe fountain was the last part of the project. The courtyard is now complete with manicured sidewalks, gardens, park benches and even little reminders to keep people from littering. Keep Jones Beautiful Executive Director Judy Webb […]
Macon Car Wash Recycles Water
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Macon Car Wash Recycles Water

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Fountain Car Wash Express is keeping cars clean and going green with a water recycling center. The Wash Water Reclaim Center catches water, filters out the residue and then the car wash reuses it. For the same amount of water used to wash a car at home, Fountain Car Wash […]
Farmers Market Provides Fresh Produce for WIC Participants
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Farmers Market Provides Fresh Produce for WIC Participants

MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – It’s a farmer’s market with a twist, same fresh produce, same farmers but one difference; it accepts WIC vouchers. The Baldwin County Health Department hosted the Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program. Woman, Infants and Children participants used vouchers to support local farmers and receive fresh produce. Janie Hicks appreciates the opportunity to […]
Alternative-Fuel Caravan Stops in Middle Georgia
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Alternative-Fuel Caravan Stops in Middle Georgia

DUBLIN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols alternative-fueled caravan made it’s rounds in Middle Georgia this month. This year’s show featured cars powered by electricity, propane and compressed gas. Echols along with a panel of professionals held short presentations and answered questions about hybrid cars. Alternative-fueled car sales are rising but the number […]