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Bibb County Goes Green with Hybrid Cars
5 years ago
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Bibb County Goes Green with Hybrid Cars

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Bibb County Green Team    added five Toyota Camry Hybrid vehicles to it’s county car fleet. The team now has a total of 10 hybrid cars. The new addition is just   one of the team’s many initiatives to go green. The group made up of Bibb County leaders, has taken the […]
Middle Georgia Residents Use App to Report Community Problems
6 years ago
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Middle Georgia Residents Use App to Report Community Problems

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – For all Middle Georgia residents who want to help improve neighborhoods, there’s an app for that. It’s called SeeClickFix and it’s a new way to report community problems in real-time online or with a smart phone. The City of Macon and Bibb County are both using it. The free application allows […]
Girl Scouts of Middle Georgia Forever Green Project
6 years ago
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Girl Scouts of Middle Georgia Forever Green Project

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Girl Scout Troop of Middle Georgia took the Forever Green pledge and promised cut back on it’s carbon foot print. As a part of the pledge, the girls had to reduce waste, participate in an earth hour and build a rain garden. The Girl Scout Troop of Middle Georgia says […]
Georgia Power Tips on Beating the Heat and High Electric Bills
6 years ago
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Georgia Power Tips on Beating the Heat and High Electric Bills

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Summer months in Middle Georgia mean high temperatures and high electric bills. Georgia Power is offering it’s customers tips on how they can save money and energy. Kenny Campbell, Georgia Power Energy Representative, says the air conditioner is a good place to start. “Air conditioning makes up 50% of your bill, […]
Alexander II Magnet School Students Help With Going Green Project
6 years ago
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Alexander II Magnet School Students Help With Going Green Project

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)-Last year, Students at Alexander II Magnet School created a tree nursery in the playgroung area and this year, students along with several volunteers from Kohl’s will help try to stop erosion problems on the side of the gym. “The whole idea of this is to help our kids, learn ways they can […]
Warner Robins Company Offering FREE Removal of Junk Cars
6 years ago
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Warner Robins Company Offering FREE Removal of Junk Cars

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- For the month of April Keep Warner Robins Beautiful is teaming up with Warner Robins Wrecker and Towing Service to take run-down cars off your hands for free. “Sometimes you just have an old car that doesn’t run, and you don’t want to pay a towing fee,” says Executive Director of […]
Macon IT Department Saves Thousands With ‘Green’ Changes
6 years ago
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Macon IT Department Saves Thousands With ‘Green’ Changes

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- The City of Macon’s IT Department received a massive system upgrade that’s saving the city thousands of dollars. The city’s network now operates 5,000 times faster than the old system. “Employees aren’t sitting there waiting for a file to download or waiting for an email to open. It’s much more instantaneous,” says […]
Macon Marketing Firm Specializes in Thousands of ‘Green’ Products
6 years ago
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Macon Marketing Firm Specializes in Thousands of ‘Green’ Products

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) A Macon marketing firm is taking eco-products nationwide.Choice Premiums specializes in bringing businesses unique green promotional products. The company has been open for 25 years, and owner Lynn Lavery, says her business has taken a new direction over the years. “We do everything through the internet so we have less paper…less printing. […]