The Macon-Bibb Commission reaffirmed support for building the East Bibb County Fire Station.
Yet the vote Tuesday may not mean that the new firehouse for the east side of the county is any closer to happening.
For the second year in a row, the “religious freedom” bill is starting off as a hot topic at the General Assembly.
The bill is sponsored by Representative Sam Teasley of Marieta, who says it protects individual religious expression from government intrusion.
U.S. Senators David Perdue and Johnny Isakson have introduced the Fair Tax Act of 2015 in Congress.
The bill would repeal the federal income tax, abolish the Internal Revenue Service and institute a national sales tax.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has re-committed to supporting criminal justice changes and alternatives to public schools as he was sworn in for a second term in office.
Deal said Monday his mission for the next four years is "building upon the foundation we have laid."
It was a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving in 2013 on a grassy shoulder off Donnan Road in East Bibb County when about a dozen public officials bent over with shovels in their hand for a simple groundbreaking ceremony.
A group reviewing Georgia's child welfare system says officials should improve internal communications at the Division of Family and Children Services and bolster the agency's relationship with law enforcement.