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Sheep, goat clearing way for a new park
Sheep, goat clearing way for a new park from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Not a baaaaad idea! The Cud Crew is clearing land for a new park off of Ingleside Avenue! Learn more in this MaconBibbTV feature video.
Livestream: Improvements coming to Lake Tobesofkee
Groundbreaking for Improvements at Lake Tobesofkee from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. One of our most popular destinations will soon be better equipped! Lake Tobesofkee's Claystone Park is getting a new ranger station, new bathroom facilities, gatehouses, and more. This $1.3...
Macon-Bibb welcomes newest group of Firefighters
Macon-Bibb welcomes newest group of Firefighters from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. At a ceremony on Friday, May 8, 2020, a group of 22 recruits took part in a graduation ceremony. They’re now officially Macon-Bibb County Firefighters. Class 1902 spent months training to...
A look at the new Second Street Bridge
2nd Street Connector Live Stream from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
April 3, 2020 Covid-19 Update
April 3, 2020 Covid-19 Update from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
March 24, 2020 Macon-Bibb Committee Meeting
March 24, 2020 Macon-Bibb County Committee Meetings from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, The Macon-Bibb County Board of Commissioners met to discuss county business by teleconference.
Mayor Reichert declares local state of emergency for Macon-Bibb County
March 23, 2020 COVID-19 Update from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. On Monday, March 23, 2020, Mayor Robert A.B. Reichert announced a local state of emergency for Macon-Bibb County until April 6, 2020, to help slow the spread of the Novel Coronavirus 2019, or COVID-19. That...
March 19, 2020 COVID-19 Update
March 19, 2020 COVID-19 Update from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Macon-Bibb Mayor Robert Reichert updates the community about the latest on COVID-19 in our community. Find more updates on our Facebook page ( facebook.com/maconbibbcounty) and our website (MaconBibb.us).
March 17, 2020 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
March 17, 2020 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
March 17, 2020 Macon-Bibb County Pre-Commission Meeting
March 17, 2020 Pre-Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. This is the full Pre-Commission video from March 17, 2020. It includes the update on COVID-19 and how our community agencies and partner organizations are working together on preventative measures and...
March 17, 2020 COVID-19 Update
317 COVID19 Commish Update from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
February 18, 2020 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting
February 18, 2020 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
MLK Commission Oratorical Contest Winner & Black History Month Proclamation
MLK Commission Oratorical Contest Winner & Black History Month Proclamation from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
February 4, 2020 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
February 4, 2020 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Macon-Bibb named Tree City of the World
Macon-Bibb named Tree City of the World from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
2020 State of the Community: A Vibrant Macon-Bibb County
A Vibrant Community: 2020 State of the Community Address from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Dr. King Day in Macon-Bibb 2020
Dr. King Day in Macon-Bibb 2020 from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. On Monday, January 20, 2020, people of Macon-Bibb walked from four directions to converge at Government Center. They celebrated with a rally to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to Rifle Ordinance (1 of 2)
Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to Rifle Ordinance (1 of 2) from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
January 21, 2020 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting
January 21, 2020 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
New partnership aims to reduce youth violence
New partnership aims to reduce youth violence from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Mayor Pro Tem Al Tillman and Commissioner Virgil Watkins held a press conference on Monday, January 6, at Richard R. Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Services to announce a new partnership...
Macon-Bibb Youth Football team wins national championship
Macon-Bibb Youth Football team wins national championship from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. At the Commission Meeting on January 7, Commissioners recognized a group of student athletes for a major national accomplishment! Macon United is an extension of the Macon-Bibb...
EMA Deputy Director earns international Emergency Manager Certification
EMA Deputy Director earns international Emergency Manager Certification from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Robert McCord, Deputy Director for the Macon-Bibb County Emergency Management Agency, is now an official Certified Emergency Manager. This distinction, the highest of...
Facilities Management employees recognized for 461 years of combined service
Facilities Mangement employees recognized for 461 years of combined service from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. At the Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, Commissioners recognized members of the Facilities Management Department Employees who have...
January 7, 2020 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
January 7, 2020 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Merry Christmas 2019
Merry Christmas 2019 from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
MLK Commission’s annual wreath-laying ceremony
MLK Commission lays ceremonial wreath from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Every year at Christmastime, The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission lays a wreath at Rosa Parks Square in honor of Mrs. Parks and Dr. King. (We moved inside Government Center due to the threat of...
Phase 3 of Upgrades at Henderson Stadium
Phase 3 of Upgrades at Henderson Stadium from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. On December 11, people came to Henderson Stadium to celebrate Phase 3 of upcoming improvements. This is expected to be finished in time for the start of the 2020 high school football season, and will...
December 3, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
December 3, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
2019 Mayors’ and Commissioners’ Christmas Motorcade
2019 Mayors' & Commissioners' Motorcade from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, a group of Macon-Bibb employees took gifts to Central State Hospital in Milledgeville. It was the 60th year for the Mayors' & Commissioners' Christmas...
Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Hiring Now
Bibb County Sheriff's Office Recruitment Video 2019 from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is looking to hire more deputies. Visit http://bibbsheriff.us for more information.
GDOT deeds land to Macon-Bibb for future park
GDOT deeds land to Macon-Bibb for future park from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. The Georgia Department of Transportation (GaDOT), Macon-Bibb County, NewTown Macon, and the Urban Development Authority (UDA) held a press conference on November 22 announcing the donation of...
Celebrating upgrades in the Eisenhower Business Improvement District
Celebrating upgrades in the Eisenhower Business Improvement District from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Business owners, Macon-Bibb County leaders, and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce recognized the work of the Eisenhower Business Improvement District (EBID) with a...
Macon-Bibb celebrates extension of Second Street Corridor Vision Block
Macon-Bibb celebrates extension of Second Street Corridor Vision Block from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Macon-Bibb County celebrated the extension of the Second Street Corridor Vision Block with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, October 10, at the corner of Second and...
November 19, 2019 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting
November 19, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Macon-Bibb EMA, Salvation Army open warming center
Macon-Bibb EMA, Salvation Army open warming center from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. If the temperature dips below 35 degrees, a warming center will be open at the Salvation Army downtown at 1955 Broadway. In this video, EMA Director Spencer Hawkins explains more about it,...
Vision Zero: Pedestrian Safety Review Board Summit
Vision Zero Pedestrian Summit from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. On October 16, 2019, The Pedestrian Safety Review Board held its Pedestrian Summit. Community members, leaders, elected officials, and others shares information and ideas about how to keep people safe whether...
Ribbon-cutting for new fields at Freedom Park
Freedom Park Fields from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. On November 7, 2019, Community members cut the ribbon to celebrate major SPLOST improvements at Freedom Park. It's the third phase of improvements at the park. Four new baseball fields now join the new softball fields,...
2019 Veterans Day Ceremony at Historic Linwood Cemetery
Historic Linwood Cemetery 2019 Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. People gathered at Historic Linwood Cemetery on November 11, 2019 for a Veterans Day ceremony to honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. We're grateful...
Triangle Park dedicated to Macon Tracks club
Macon Tracks from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. A median park beautified by the Macon Tracks Club will now officially be known as “The Macon Tracks Fitness and Training Triangle.” At a ceremony on October 18, The Commission unveiled plaques recognizing Macon Tracks Club for...
Educational census event for Hispanic Community
Hispanic Census Event from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. El Censo se realizará en el año 2020 y es vital que todos sean contados, donde están. Varios grupos locales llevaron a cabo un evento En el macon-Bibb Government Center para informar y educar a la comunidad hispana...
Robins Air Force Base office coming to Downtown Macon-Bibb
Major Economic Development Announcement Downtown from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Robins Air Force Base is coming to Downtown Macon-Bibb - at least part of it is. A partnership between The Base, Mercer University, Macon-Bibb County, NewTown Macon, The Macon-Bibb County...
November 5, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
November 5, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Change your clocks, change your batteries
Change your clocks, change your batteries from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. The Macon-Bibb County Fire Department reminds you to change your smoke alarm batteries this weekend (November 2) when you change your clocks back one hour for daylight savings. Learn more in this...
Solid Waste Department picking up additional material free of charge
Solid Waste Department picking up additional material free of charge from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. From November 4 – December 20, the Solid Waste Department will hold its first “Holiday Community Cleanup.” During this time, crews will collect materials from homes that...
New Municipal Court Judge sworn in
New Municipal Court Judge from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
October 15, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
October 15, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Macon-Bibb celebrates extension of Second Street Corridor Vision Block
Vision Block Extension Ribbon-cutting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Macon-Bibb County celebrated the extension of the Second Street Corridor Vision Block with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, October 10, at the corner of Second and PlumStreets. Work on this project...
2019 Night to Unite
2019 Night to Unite from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. The Bibb County Sheriff's Office, dozens of partner organizations and residents, students, and hundreds of other people are "Macon a Difference" in our community! Night to Unite is an annual County-wide celebration aimed...
October 1, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
October 1, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
2019 Fire Prevention Week Kickoff
2019 Fire Prevention Week Kickoff from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. The Macon-Bibb Fire Department held a ceremony at Fire HQ to kick off a week of events to recognize and encourage Fire Prevention efforts.
Amerson Park named to Statewide Clean 13 report
Amerson Park named to Statewide Clean 13 report from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
On the Table 2019
On the Table 2019 from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
From Blight to Bright: new Wise Avenue Park open now
Wise Avenue Park Ribbon-Cutting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
September 17, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
September 17, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
WorkSource Macon-Bibb: Spotlight on A1 Recycling
A1 Recycling Video from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. WorkSource Macon-Bibb, part of the Middle Georgia Regional Commission, aims to connect people to their career. Their program, Manufacturing Fundamentals, helps individuals get on their feet, and get trained and ready to go...
Macon-Bibb EMA Director talks about Hurricane Dorian Response
Macon-Bibb EMA Director talks about Hurricane Dorian Response from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Hurricane Dorian has come and gone and while we didn’t feel effects on the weather here in Macon-Bibb, we still played an important role for those who evacuated from the coast. In...
Howling Good Time Music Festival to benefit Animal Welfare
Howling Good Time Festival to benefit Animal Welfare from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. The Howling Good Time Music Festival at Tattnall Square Park is happening September 21, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds raised will go to our Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare.
9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
Remembrance Ceremony to honor September 11, 2001 from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Public safety officials, law enforcement and others gathered at Public Safety Memorial Park in Downtown Macon to honor and memorialize those who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001...
September 3, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
September 3, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Commissioners tour current and pending projects
Commissioners tour current and pending projects from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Macon-Bibb Commissioners, Mayor Reichert, Department Directors, and others hopped on a Macon Transit Authority bus to take a tour around our community. They saw what our penny tax has...
August 20, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
August 20, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Economic & Community Development Committee holds Employee Town Hall Meeting
August 5, 2019 Economic & Community Development Committee from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Commissioners set FY2020 Millage Rate
Setting the FY2020 Millage Rate from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
August 6, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
August 6, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
River Edge, Macon-Bibb celebrate new tiny houses for homeless, disabled people
Tiny house village to help homeless, disabled people from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
July 23, 2019 Special Called Commission Meeting
July 23, 2019 Special Called Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
July 16, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
July 16, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
July 2, 2019 County Commission Meeting
July 2, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
New eco trains come to Macon-Bibb’s Brosnan Yard
Norfolk Southern using new, greener trains in Macon-Bibb from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Fireworks Safety with the Macon-Bibb Fire Department
Fireworks Safety Demo & Press Conference from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Administrative hearing on alcohol sales at AmStar Theater (6/19)
Administrative hearing on alcohol sales at AmStar Theater from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
June 18, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
June 18, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. June 18, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
Macon-Bibb named 2019-2020 Smart Community
Macon-Bibb named 2019-2020 Georgia Smart Community from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Georgia Tech's Smart Communities initiatives works with municipalities around the state to implement technology and other projects to improve accessibility and communication for all its...
Memorial Intersection Dedication Ceremony for PFC James Roy Newberry
Memorial Intersection Dedication Ceremony for PFC James Roy Newberry from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. PFC James Roy Newberry was killed while serving in the military between December 1952 and December 1953. His body was never found, but his legacy lives on through his...
FY2020 Budget Approved
FY2020 Budget Approved from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
June 4, 2019 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting
June 4, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Public Hearing on Proposed FY2020 Budget
Public Hearing on Proposed FY20 Budget from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
May 21, 2019 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting
May 21, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Here's the video from our May 21, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting.
Phase 2 of improvements underway at Delores A. Brooks Park
Phase 2 of improvements underway at Delores A. Brooks Park from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. The East Macon Youth Baseball League and Macon-Bibb County celebrated the start of Delores A. Brooks Recreation Center’s ( 3326 Ocmulgee East Boulevard ) second phase of improvements...
Town Hall meeting on reduced penalties for minor marijuana offenses
Town Hall Meeting on reduced penalties for marijuana offenses from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Proposed FY2020 Macon-Bibb County Budget Presentation
May 14, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
MaconBibbTV Feature: Phase 2 at Central City Skate Park
Macon-Bibb County Commissioners, the Recreation Department, and local skaters celebrated the newest addition to Central City Skate Park- a competition sized bowl! This phase was funded with $550,000 in voter-approved SPLOST funds. California Skateparks designed and constructed it, and local skaters, as well as skaters from all over the US, are happy with the results! Learn more in this MaconBibbTV feature video.
Ribbon-cutting for upgrades at West Macon Park
Macon-Bibb County celebrated the completion of major improvements at West Macon Park ( 5018 Mercer University Drive, behind Harley Davidson of Macon and Olympia Family Fun Center) with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, May 8.
Improvements to the field included building a new entrance and raised scorer tables, and rebuilding all but one of the baseball fields, which meant replacing all fencing, dugouts, and the field itself. The road leading to the ball field near the rear of the Park was also paved, and a walking path along the exterior of the park was added. This project was funded with $560,000 from the Blight Remediation Program and voter-approved Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST). The blight funds came from the allocations for Districts 3, 6, and 7.
May 7, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
May 7, 2019 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
April 16, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
April 16, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
April 2, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
April 2, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Fire Dept. reminds everyone to change smoke detector batteries when you change your clocks
Macon-Bibb County Fire Safety Educator Jeremy Webb reminds everyone that when you change your clocks forward for Daylight Savings Time, you should also remeber to change the batteries in your family's smoke detectors. Learn more in this...
Major baseball improvements coming to Freedom Park
Major baseball improvements coming to Freedom Park from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Phase 3 of upgrades and renovations at the popular Freedom Park will include 4 new fields, including one for t-ball, concessions area, shaded pavilions, new parking areas, and more! This...
New Fire-Sheriff combo station presents unified public safety effort
Bivins Station Opens from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Macon-Bibb County celebrated the Grand Opening of its newest public safety facility, the Bert Bivins Fire Station and Sheriff Precinct ( 4036 Napier Avenue ) with a ribbon cutting & dedication ceremony in...
Mayor Reichert’s 2019 State of the Community Speech
I Love Macon: 2019 State of the Community Address from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Mayor Robert Reichert gave the 2019 State of the Community at a luncheon hosted by the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, February 14 at the Edgar H. Wilson Convention Center....
I ❤️ Macon
I Love Macon Feature Video from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. I Love Macon. You Love Macon. We Love Macon. This video highlights how our community can grow and thrive because people love it and want to see it improve.
2019 MLK Oratorical Contest Winners
2019 MLK Oratorical Contest Winners from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. At the February 5, 2019 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting, Mayor Robert Reichert stepped to the podium to recognize the winners of this year’s MLK Oratorical Contest. The first and second place winners...
Elaine H. Lucas Senior Center fosters friendship, activity, health
Elaine H. Lucas Senior Center fosters friendship, activity, health from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Macon-Bibb County's very active community of senior citizens has a new facility where they can dance, sew, party, sing, play pool, and just spend time together. The facility...
Historic Bowden Golf Course get major upgrades
Historic Bowden Golf Course gets major upgrades from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Since 2014, $1.1 million in voter-approved SPLOST funds have gone toward renovating the county-owned Historic Bowden Golf Course. It's included a new irrigation system, clubhouse upgrades new...
Bernd Park celebrates art, family legacy, community partnerships
Bernd Park celebrates art, family legacy, community partnerships from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Bernd Park is located in downtown Macon-Bibb at the intersection of Magnolia, Spring, and Cherry Streets. The Bernd Family tree has deep roots in our community, and at a...
Jeffersonville Road overhaul happening now in East Macon-Bibb
Jeffersonville Road overhaul happening now in East Macon-Bibb from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. The project to upgrade and repair Jeffersonville Road has been more than 20 years in the making! And now, with work from Macon-Bibb Engineers, The Georgia Department of...
Middle Georgia Regional Airport reaches major milestone
With daily passenger flights to various locations, chartered flights, expanding industry, and more- the Middle Georgia Regional Airport is soaring higher and higher. Learn more about it in this MaconBibbTV video.
Macon-Bibb through the years
Macon-Bibb Through the Years from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
Tennis, baseball, splash pad part of South Bibb’s 2nd Phase
Phase Two at the South Bibb Recreation Center is under construction now It will bring more tennis courts, a tennis pro shop, a splash pad, playgrounds, batting cages, multipurpose fields and a lot more! It costs about $4.4 million, and is funded by the voter-approved...
Phase 2 of Central City Skatepark under construction
Phase 2 of Central City Skatepark under construction from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. The skate park at our Central City Park officially opened in early 2017, and now it's growing! The wildly popular spot for skaters around the Southeast will become even more popular...
Happy Thanksgiving 2018 from Macon-Bibb County
Happy Thanksgiving from Macon-Bibb! from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo.
2018 Mayors’ and Commissioners’ Christmas Motorcade
2018 Mayors' and Commissioners' Christmas Motorcade from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. Mayor Pro Tem & District 9 Commissioner, Al Tillman, speaks about the Motorcade and the importance of helping those in need in our community. Watch to learn how you can get involved to...
MaconBibbTV outlines changes to your solid waste collection
Here's a detailed look at the changes coming to your Solid Waste collection in Macon-Bibb County. Click here to visit the revamped Solid Waste Department website to learn more.
New Tindall Seniors Towers housing development celebrated
Tindall Seniors Towers ribbon cutting from MBTV on Vimeo. The Tindall Seniors Towers community is open now, and is already home for dozens of local Senior Citizens! The complex is in our Second Street Corridor- connecting West & East Macon-Bibb through the heart...
Hurricane Michael Press Conference 10.10.18
Hurricane Michael weather & preparedness press conference from MBTV on Vimeo.
Blighted houses torn down, firefighters work on grounds of new station
Blighted houses torn down, firefighters work on grounds of new station from MBTV on Vimeo. Firefighters have been working hard laying sod and doing other work outside the new Macon-Bibb County Fire Department and Sheriff's Precinct on Napier Avenue. Nearby, several...
How to use Downtown parking meters
How to use downtown parking meters from MBTV on Vimeo.
Downtown party welcomes college students back to town
Downtown party to welcome students back to town from MBTV on Vimeo.
Sweeping the streets in Macon-Bibb
Sweeping the streets in Macon-Bibb from MBTV on Vimeo. A look at how our street-sweepers operate, and what they gather.
Dawgs to Dogs: Nick Chubb raises funds for Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare
Nick Chubb helps raise funds for Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare from MBTV on Vimeo.
July 3, 2018 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
July 3, 2018 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MBTV on Vimeo.
July 3, 2018 Pre-Commission Meeting
Pre-commission meeting: July 3, 2018 from MBTV on Vimeo.
July 3, 2018 Special Called Operations and Finance Committee Meeting
July 3, 2018 Operations & Finance Committee Meeting from MBTV on Vimeo.
WorkSource Macon-Bibb 2018 E3 Program Graduation
WorkSource Macon-Bibb E3 Program Graduation from MBTV on Vimeo.
Swearing-in ceremony for District 1 Commissioner Valerie Wynn
Swearing-in Ceremony for District 1 Commissioner Valerie Wynn from MBTV on Vimeo.
2018 Employee Wellness Field Day
In honor of National Public Works Week, employees from several of our departments were honored with a field day! The competition was stiff, but in the end- one team came out victorious. Watch the video above to hear all the trash talk, and praise from each department...
2018 Macon-Bibb County Earth Day Festival
Dozens of Middle Georgia organization partner each year to host the Earth Day Macon-Bibb Festival. Here's a look at the sights and sounds from this year's successful event! Thank you to everyone who participated either with their business or organization, or just by...
June 5, 2018 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting
June 5, 2018 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting from MBTV on Vimeo.
Mill Hill Community Center open in East Macon-Bibb
It started as a vision of an arts village, with a restored building at the center of it all. Check out this feature video and hear from the Urban Development Authority and Macon Arts Alliance about how the dream of the Mill Hill Arts Village became a reality in East...
Open Streets Macon on April 22
Bike Walk Macon Executive Director, Rachel Hollar, gives us details on the upcoming Open Streets event. Find out how these fun play days are part of a bigger plan to aim for 'complete streets.' Visit BikeWalkMacon.com for more info.
A look at what’s happening in Poplar Street Commons
We hear from Sam Kitchens, Director of the Macon-Bibb County Parks and Beautification Department, about the hard work his team is putting in on Poplar Street in the park between First and Second Streets.
Living memorial dedicated to fallen soldier
Most people in Macon got used to seeing the 50-foot tall Deodor Cedar tree that stood outside Macon-Bibb Government Center for more than 60 years. When Tropical Storm Irma came barreling through Middle Georgia on September 11th, it was knocked down. Now, thanks for...
Midnight Miracle at Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare
On Friday, March 2, from 11 a.m. to midnight, there will be discounted adoption rates for the dogs and cats at Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare.
2018 Mardi Gras Block Party
This year's Mardi Gras party in Downtown Macon-Bibb will be bigger and better than ever! There's live music, food, games, lots of beads and more! Details in this video from organizer and the owner of Travis Jean Emporium, Scott Mitchell. Let the good times roll!
Free outdoor fitness equipment coming to Amerson River Park
The Greater Macon-Bibb County Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Macon program has been training and equipping community leaders for more than 38 years. Each class finds a way to improve our community. For the class of 2017, it was a wellness project. The group...
‘What if it was Your Child?” initiative aims to strengthen workforce
From classes to training to hands-on experiences- the What if it was your Child program aims to help everyone get a job. Roger Jackson, who founded the Motivating Youth Foundation, is helping to lead the charge to make everyone employable.
Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation building multi-purpose youth field
The free, public field will be the first Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Youth Development Park in the Southeast! It's under construction now at Hartley Elementary. Learn more about the project and it's projected impact in this video from MaconBibbTV.
Make way for the Bacon! Luther Williams Field renovations begin
Make way for the Bacon! Luther Williams Field renovations begin from MBTV on Vimeo. The next time you attend a game at historic Luther Williams Field in Central City Park, it's going to look different! General contractors Warren Associates has begun $2.5 million in...
Pedestrian on the Move campaign urges walking, driving safety
The Pedestrian Safety Review Board was awarded a $20,785 grant from the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety. The money will be used to fund the "Pedestrian on the Move" campaign. It will include six educational sessions throughout 2018, as well as advertising...
2017 Senior Christmas Luncheon
We love our Seniors! The Macon-Bibb County Senior Christmas Luncheon was a hit again this year. In this video feature, hear what some them are hoping to get from Santa this year, and hear their holiday greetings.
24 new firefighters join Macon-Bibb Fire Department
Macon-Bibb County has 24 new firefighters. The young men were pinned and officially sworn in on November 30 in a ceremony at Central Georgia Technical College. These men went through 24 weeks of intense training to become part of our Class 1 Fire Department. Each is...
Neighborhood Celebrates new Kings Park Community Center
Neighbors, community watch members, law enforcement, county officials, and more all came to Kings Park on November 30 to cut the ribbon and officially unveil the new Kings Park Community Center. This facility has been years in the making, with former Bibb County...
Happy Thanksgiving from Macon-Bibb!
The Macon-Bibb County Commission shares what they're thankful for, and what they're looking forward to this Thanksgiving Day.
Fresh look and new courts for Hillcrest park
Hillcrest Park is a highly-utilized corner park, but it needed a little TLC. Thanks to $175,000 in blight funds, it’s coming back to life! County officials and neighbors gathered under the new pavilion in October to celebrate the improvements, including new basketball...
Macon-Bibb opens, dedicates newest fire station
Fire Station #111 is named after former Bibb County Commissioner, Lonzy Edwards. His widow says it's befitting that a place dedicated to public service will bear his name for years to come.
Trick-or-treating in Downtown Macon-Bibb
Main Street Macon is hosting a downtown-wide family fun night for Halloween! More than 32 shops and restaurants will be handing out candy and have games, contests, prizes, and more! There will even be dog and cat treats. Learn more in this video.
Macon Bacon ready to sizzle in Middle Georgia
You can expect a whole lot more than just a baseball game from our new Coastal Plain League team The Macon Bacon!
Delegation takes first flight from Macon-Bibb to BWI
A team of county leaders, media members, business people and others boarded the Contour Airlines regional jet and flew from the Middle Georgia Regional Airport to Baltimore-Washington International Airport. From there, the team took a train into the heart of our...
National Night Out 2017
On Tuesday, August 1, neighborhoods all over Macon-Bibb County came together with parties, cookouts, performances, and more to give crime a going away party! The National Night Out initiative is a way for law enforcement and firefighters to meet the people they serve,...
Solid Waste Director talks about debris cleanup
Solid Waste Director Kevin Barkley talks about debris cleanup from MBTV on Vimeo.
Hurricane Irma preparation, recovery a true community effort
This video shows just a small portion of the volunteers, agencies, and groups that pitched in to prepare for Tropical Storm Irma, and then jump into action right away to recover from it. To everyone who helps in any way- thank you.
Elaine H. Lucas Senior Center under construction
The Macon-Bibb County Senior Center is more than just a building. It's a place where friendships are forged, memories are made, and people can share with other people their age and in similar situations. It's a place to learn, and enjoy life! So it's no wonder our...
Former elementary school opens as housing for seniors
In this MaconBibbTV feature video, learn about the complex, how it came to be, and how our seniors are enjoying it.
The meaning behind the muscle: firefighter calendars on sale now!
Order your Middle Georgia Firefighter Calendar now! The proceeds go to help families in Middle Georgia through the Jay's Hope Foundation and The Georgia Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Visit Facebook.com/MiddleGeorgiaFirefighterCalendar to shop.
Contour Airlines to offer daily, nonstop jet service from Macon-Bibb to D.C. area
Set your eyes to the skies! Beginning August 18, 2017, non-stop, daily service from the Middle Georgia Regional Airport to Baltimore-Washington International Airport will begin. At an announcement ceremony on July 12, MGRA Manager Erick D'Leon, Contour Airlines CEO...
New fields, concessions, splash pad coming to Freedom Park
The $2.6 million SPLOST-funded upgrades at Freedom Park will make the place look completely different. A road will be moved, new fields and concession stands are on the way, and a splash pad will go in!
Students talk about Macon-Bibb Youth Commission
Students who are part of our Youth Commission share why they chose to get involved.
New Community Center coming to Kings Park Neighborhood
The people in the Kings Park Neighborhood have waited for years to get a recreation center that's safe, roomy, convenient, and accessible. Now, it's under construction! Former Bibb Commission Chairman Sam Hart got the ball rolling on this project years ago, and...
Middle Georgia Firefighter Calendar Promo
Promo for Calendar from MBTV on Vimeo.
President chosen for new Macon-Bibb baseball team
Todd Pund is excited to bring his talents to the heart of Middle Georgia! In this video, he talks about his vision for the team and why baseball means so much to him.
New Sheriff’s Office Annex Opens
New Sheriff's Office Annex Opens from MBTV on Vimeo. Macon-Bibb Sheriff David Davis, Commissioners, Mayor Reichert, and other county and community leaders were excited to show off a hub of public safety that's been in the works for half a decade. The new...
Heritage Trail to expand from Amerson Park to Riverside Cemetery
The 11-mile Ocmulgee Heritage Trail is expanding again! It will soon be 13 miles, after the expansion is completed- linking Amerson Park, to the Historic Riverside Cemetery. Multiple agencies and organizations, including the Department of Natural Resources, pooled...
Trading blight for ball fields: new complex coming to Wise Avenue
Trading blight for ball fields from MBTV on Vimeo.
Honoring Deputy TJ Freeman on Peace Officers Memorial Day
At the 2017 Peace Officers Memorial Day remembrance service, people came to the Public Safety Park Memorial to pay respects to officers, firefighters, and deputies who made the ultimate sacrifice. Each name etched into the stone was read and a bell sounded, to signify...
Bibb County Sheriff thanks those involved in opening new annex
At a ribbon cutting event on June 8, more than a hundred people came to the new Downtown Bibb County Sheriff's Office Annex at Third Street and Riverside Drive. In this video, Bibb County Sheriff David Davis thanks those involved in making the vision come to life.
EMA, local partners tour GEMA Homeland Security office
How do multiple agencies work together swiftly when a disaster happens? The Macon-Bibb County Emergency Management Agency wanted to show its local partners how that works. They loaded up a bus, and a caravan hit the road for the Georgia Emergency Management Agency...
Redesigned Henry Burns Park to have handicapped-accessible features, playground
Henry Burns Park, at the corner of Ingleside and Ridge avenues, is getting an $709,250 upgrade. The renovations are made possible by $43,000 in voter-approved SPLOST money, and blight funds from three of our commissioners. The park will feature an inclusive playground...
Lynmore Avenue blight demolitions and SMART Park plan
For years, dilapidated houses have been an eyesore on Lynmore Avenue. Now- they're gone to make way for a park. The tearing down of the blighted houses on Lynmore Ave. is part of a much larger plan. In the days following the Lynmore demolitions on February 13, 16...
Macon-Bibb County’s 2017 Earth Day Celebration
Our 2017 Earth Day Festival drew hundreds to Tattnall Square Park for fun activities, learning opportunities, up close encounters with animals, giveaways, and much more! You can take in the sights and sounds in this MaconBibbTV video highlighting the day's events.
Sheriff’s Precinct and Fire Station under construction on Napier Avenue
The complex will be the first of its kind for Macon-Bibb, and both fire fighters and deputies hope the increased presence will also increase safety in our neighborhoods. The project is funded through SPLOST & blight funds.
Law enforcement, military team up to prepare for disaster situations
Our local law enforcement, Georgia Air National Guard, the Emergency Management Agency and others all came to Lake Tobesofkee's Sandy Beach Park for a two-day training event. The organizations learned how to work together in a controlled environment, that way they'll...
Theron Ussery Park improvements celebrated with ribbon-cutting, first pitch
Theron Ussery Park (formerly North Macon Park) recently received $425,000 in voter-approved SPLOST-funded renovations. To show off the upgrades, and honor the man for which the park was renamed, commissioners, community members, friends, and family gathered at the...
Former mayor honored at bridge dedication ceremony
You've probably driven over the bridge many times, but now it's named after a man many described as a bridge himself- former Mayor Lee Robinson. From his time in the military, to his work as an attorney and Public Defender, his time as Mayor, and all his community...
Mayor of Unionville honored at recreation center ribbon cutting
The Frank Johnson Recreation Center upgrade was made possible with a lot of citizen input, and $939,000 in voter-approved SPLOST funds. Johnson passed away in 2016, but his legacy is just as strong as it ever was. He was lovingly nicknamed the Mayor of Unionville...
‘Coolest place in Macon’ opens with $3.7 million renovation at Central City Park
A skatepark like no other in the area is open now at Central City Park. District 2 Commissioner Larry Schlesinger spoke at the grand opening of the facility, and called it ‘the coolest place in Macon’; and it’s truly something special. You can see skaters break it in,...
Rosa Jackson Rec. Center makes a splash in East Macon-Bibb
A splash pad, a second (and brand new) indoor gym, fitness center, computer lab, recording studio, meeting rooms, warming kitchen and more! There are a LOT of new features at the renovated Rosa Jackson Recreation Center. The facility just underwent $3.8 million in...
Main Street Macon’s mission for our urban core
Here's a look at what Main Street Macon did in 2016, and how they work to bring life to our growing urban core.
The state of our community for 2017
At the 2017 Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce State of the Community Luncheon, Mayor Robert Reichert, as well as other officials, addressed our business community about the 'increasingly enlightened' state of Macon-Bibb.
Frank Johnson’s family speaks about his legacy
The late Frank Johnson's wife & daughter spoke at the unveiling of the newly renovated recreation center which bears his name. The upgrades were made possible with $939,000 in voter-approved SPLOST funds.
2017 Taste of Macon-Bibb Follies to support youth commission
Get your ticket for Follies today! They can be purchased from any commissioner, or at Government Center (700 Poplar Street). The variety show will feature performances from our commissioners, mayor, fire department, and more! Visit www.MaconBibb.us to learn more.
Mayor Reichert shares excitement for Cherry Blossom time
Mayor Robert Reichert is excited for Macon-Bibb to turn pink!
Painting the town pink
A crew from our Facilities Management Department hit the streets of Macon-Bibb this week to paint the famous cherry blossoms all over downtown!
Crews demolish house to make way for new fire station, sheriff’s precinct
Crews are tearing down houses on Mercer Street (off Napier Avenue) to clear the way for a brand new SPLOST-funded fire station and Bibb Sheriff's Office precinct. Here's a sped-up look at the start of that demolition.
Youth leaders tour Facilities Management Department
Every month, the young leaders in our Georgia Civic Awareness Program for Students (GCAPS) visit different Macon-Bibb County Government Departments to get an up close lesson on how we operate. In January, the group visited our Facilities Management Department....
Student leaders shadow Macon-Bibb Department Heads for Groundhog Day
Our student leaders are already planning for their futures and what better way to get real-world experience than by shadowing our government leaders! On Groundhog Day this year (Feb. 2) our young men and women were paired up with department heads to learn the ins and...
Message of unity, action for 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
On January 16, people gathered at Recreation Centers in the North, East, West, and South parts of Macon-Bibb, then all marched to meet downtown at Government Center. Hundreds of people came to celebrate unity, and honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mayor...
Increasingly enlightened: Mayor Reichert speaks on the state of our community
Macon-Bibb Mayor Robert Reichert spoke to a crowd of local leaders and professionals at the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce's annual State of the Community Luncheon. He talked about what we've accomplished in the last several years, and about setting our sights on...
Safety campaign urges pedestrians to ‘Cross the Walk’
The Pedestrian Safety Review Board has launched the Cross the Walk campaign. It's focused on teaching pedestrians and drivers how to stay safe when using our sidewalks and streets. It's all in an effort to curb Macon-Bibb's pedestrian fatality rate, which is one of...
Commissioner shares personal connection to upgraded Memorial Park Recreation Center
The Memorial Park Recreation Center cost $2.7 million in voter-approved SPLSOT money. There's new pool and foosball tables, a weight room, a sleek new facade, and more!
2016 an award-winning year for our Fire Department
Between Chief of the Year, Company Officer of the Year, and dozens of promotions- the Macon-Bibb Fire Department had a stellar 2016.
Macon-Bibb wins big at Keep Georgia Beautiful Awards
We brought home six statewide awards recognizing our efforts in community beautification.
Students spread holiday cheer with annual Christmas Motorcade
Our student leaders, commissioners, and others raised more than $2,000 and hundreds of items for people at Central State Hospital. It’s for the annual Mayors’ and Commissioners’ Christmas Motorcade.
Macon-Bibb Mayor & Commissioners sworn in
Our nine commissioners and Mayor Reichert were sworn in at the inauguration on December 27.
Happy Holidays from Macon-Bibb County!
Thank you, Ed DeFore, for your 45 years of service to our community!
Macon City Council, Bibb County School Board, Macon Water Authority, and the Macon-Bibb County Commission- just some of the places where Ed DeFore has spent the past 45 years working for the people in our community. We want to say thank you, Mr. DeFore for all your...
Filmore Thomas Park opens with community celebration
Construction on the park began a year ago, and now it's finally here! The community and the family of Filmore Thomas gathered to enjoy the new place.
Cotton Avenue Coalition seeks to preserve, honor black history
The Cotton Avenue Coalition comprises local leaders, clergy, Historic Macon, and others to focus on revitalizing and preserving the Cotton Avenue District.
Aspiring Eagle Scout paints mural at renovated Frank Johnson Recreation Center
Asad Thomas is an artist, and when he needed a project to earn his Eagle Scout ranking, the choice was simple for him. He chose to honor Frank Johnson- a community activist, whose name is on the recreation center where Asad painted the mural.
YKK employees team up to clean up Amerson Park
Ocmulgee Alive is a beautification event that happens each year, to help keep our parks and river clean. This year, volunteers from YKK came to Amerson Park to plant trees, and pick up trash.
Students from Georgia, Japan attend third annual Youth Leadership Summit
Our Youth Commission hosted students from a similar program in Southern Japan. During the third annual summit, they all learned about leadership, and one another's culture.
Happy Thanksgiving from Macon-Bibb County!
Macon-Bibb County officials and employees share why they're giving thanks this holiday season.
Macon-Bibb firefighters tee off to fight Muscular Dystrophy
Every year, the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department holds several event and drives to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. This year, between the golf tournament, boot drive, and a turkey sale- they raised more than $66,000!
New court software streamlines time, services in Macon-Bibb
The new eCourt software was paid for with $1.2 million in voter-approved SPLOST funds. It will help clerks and judges more easily share information, while tracking payments, defendant information, and more.
Markers honoring our military members placed in Rosa Parks Square
The Blue Star Memorials are placed to honor every man and woman who has ever served, or will serve, in the U.S. Armed Forces. The Gold Star Marker, the first of its kind in Georgia, honors the families of those who were killed in action.
Neighbors, law enforcement officers connect on National Night Out
Every year, National Night Out is observed with community parties all over town. It's the chance for people to get to know their neighbors, and the Sheriff's Deputies & Firefighters who protect them.
Pedestrian Fatality Review Board holds summit to share ideas
The Pedestrian Fatality Review Board was formed to research ways to keep Macon-Bibb County roads safer for walkers and drivers.
Macon-Bibb Fire Department provides smoke detectors
If your home is in need of a smoke detector, you can call the Macon-Bibb Fire Department at (478) 751-9180.
Youth Commission welcomes new class of student leaders
The Macon-Bibb County Youth Commission has 28 smart students on board for the 2016-2017 school year. We spoke to some of them about their future, and what they hope to gain from taking part in this year-long learning experience.
Local workers graduate with new trade skills
The E3 Career Jumpstart Program is designed to give working adults extra skills to help them compete in the job market. It's part of the Middle Georgia Regional Commission's Office of Workforce Development.
Two locations to vote early in Macon-Bibb County
Two locations to vote early in Macon-Bibb County from MBTV on Vimeo. You can vote ahead of the November 8 election at either Historic Terminal Station Downtown, or at the new Board of Elections office at 2525 Pio Nono Avenue.