Fri., April 6, 2012 10:30am
An annual Easter egg hunt in central Georgia has been canceled after organizers say parents became violent while trying to collect eggs for themselves and their children in past years. This will be the first time in years that the Easter Bunny won't be visiting children during the annual egg hunt at Central City Park in Macon.
Thu., March 22, 2012 3:23pm
House approves a bill allowing citizens of Macon to decide whether to merge city and county governments. Bill now goes to governor. Consolidation efforts go back nearly 100 years.
Thu., March 15, 2012 10:30am
Head Start agencies in 13 central Georgia counties will offer free testing for lead poisoning to children enrolled in the programs. The testing is being provided because the area has the state's highest incidence of lead poisoning of young children.
Tue., December 27, 2011 4:00pm
Lawmakers are preparing new legislation on consolidation. Past efforts have failed. Changes in leadership make merging city and county more likely.
Thu., December 1, 2011 7:00am
Secretary of State Brian Kemp has dismissed Monroe County's effort to appeal the findings in its border dispute with Bibb County.
Wed., November 16, 2011 10:18am
Bibb County commissioners have voted informally to begin Sunday sales of alcohol.
Wed., November 9, 2011 7:22am
Three of the state's four legislative special elections Tuesday are headed to a runoff, with no candidate in those districts getting a majority of the votes needed to win. Meanwhile, Valdosta voters decided not to merge their school system with the county, and Bibb voters passed their SPLOST.
Mon., November 7, 2011 8:10am
Bibb Voters SPLOST decision crucial to Robins Air Force Base. Some proceeds from the tax would buy land to fix encroachment problems. Purchase vital if military decides to close bases.
Wed., October 12, 2011 8:20am
The Georgia State Properties Commission has approved a lease agreement with the Development Authority of Bibb County that will keep the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame open in Macon for the next year, with an option for two additional one-year contracts.
Wed., September 28, 2011 3:09pm
Parents of kids who miss school in Bibb County could lose welfare benefits. Local leaders say trauncy is a major problem in Macon where only 44-percent of kids graduate from high school. State officials say Bibb County is the only county to ask about tying benefits to attendance.