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Macon Poverty Summit

Macon joins forces to think about, talk about, and take action on the complicated problem of poverty in our community.

Amerson River Park Opens

Macon-Bibb County and key partners create a park for the ages. Amerson River Park reopens with a $5.5 million facelift and a host of added amenities - and the public sings it praises.

Up Next With David Lucas

Bob Fickling's "Up Next With" sits down with David Lucas as he launches his new album.  Brenda Sutton is the guest host and gives us a down-to-earth interview with Senator Lucas. Click to watch the show!

10th Annual MWA Kids Fishing Derby

The Macon Water Authority hosted its 10th annual Kids Fishing Derby on June 13th. A day of old-fashioned fun in the great outdoors, prizes were awarded for the smallest and biggest fish. The overall winner, Darrell Clements, won the day with a 6.61 pound whooper....

Behind the Scenes at the 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival

Each March, Macon-Bibb County is a vision in pale pink during the international Cherry Blossom Festival. Variations of the festival’s signature color are everywhere – even the streets are awash in pink and adorned with the blossoms. Hats off to the teams of Macon-Bibb...

Georgia Power Check Presentation

Macon-Bibb County conserves and earns. High efficiency lighting and energy efficiency updates yield rebates for the consolidated government from Georgia Power.

Mercer Lofts Phase V

Let's turn some dirt! Mercer University and Macon-Bibb County break ground on the Phase V Lofts at Mercer and a new signature pedestrian bridge. This will be the largest single development in the urban core and is slated to open in the Summer of 2016.

The Pulse Episode 1

At MaconBibbTV we know you want information that’s quick & convenient, so we’re launching The Pulse, a weekly show featuring 15 minutes of top stories.

Animal Welfare PSA

When you adopt a pet your save a life! Watch our new PSA promoting pet adoption. If you would like to view the video hosted over on our Vimeo account, please click here.

100th house demolished

With the demolition of #100 at 555 Cynthia Avenue, Macon-Bibb County marches toward its goal of removing 125 blighted structures in fiscal year 2015.

The Power of a Penny

Take a tour inside the completed, capital projects around the Bibb County School District thanks to the ESPLOST.  MBTV is excited to bring you this video on behalf of the Bibb County Public School District. Click here to watch the video.

Smart Growth Macon

Smart Growth principles are more then smart. They're practical, logical and attractive to a growing number of American cities. Macon-Bibb officials and leaders learn the lessons of Smart Growth from the Washington, D.C. experts.

Macon Bibb Public Hearings – June 9 2015

The Macon-Bibb County Commission is holding a couple of Public Hearings for the proposed Fiscal Year 2016 Budget and the Middle Georgia Education Corridor Business Improvement District. Watch the meetings here.

Up Next With Clarence Thomas

Clarence Thomas is the guest host for this edition of "Up Next With" along with his guests Dr. Shelton Land and DeAngelos Barber. They discuss the fundraiser that is coming up next at the Douglas Theatre. Check it out! Click here to watch the video.

Mayor Reichert presents the Macon-Bibb County FY2016 Budget

At a Macon-Bibb County Commission Work Session on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, Mayor Robert Reichert presented the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016). The meeting began at 1:00 p.m. in Commission Chambers at Government Center (700 Poplar...

Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting – May 5, 2015

The Macon-Bibb County Board of Commission meets at 6:00 p.m. every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Macon-Bibb County Government Center (formally known as Macon City Hall) at 700 Poplar Street Due to a technical difficulty, the video split into 4 different...

Drinking Water Week Open House and 5K

The Authority also will celebrate this year’s Drinking Water Week by welcoming a new event to the Amerson Water Treatment Plant – the Running Water 5K. In partnership with Mount de Sales Academy’s Environmental Club, the Authority will bring together local runners for...

Macon-Bibb County Earth Day 2015

A look at the 2015 Macon-Bibb County Earth Day celebration in the newly renovated Tattnall Square Park. More people than ever turned out to support local vendors, and learn about going green.

Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting – April 21, 2015

The Macon-Bibb County Board of Commission meets at 6:00 p.m. every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Macon-Bibb County Government Center (formally known as Macon City Hall) at 700 Poplar Street Click here to watch the Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting...

Middle Georgia Concert Band Soars Over Porter Auditorium

The Middle Georgia Concert Band treated concert goers to the "Music of Nations" at Wesleyan College's Porter Auditorium during the 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival. This talented group is comprised of non-professional musicians with a passion for performing. To learn more...

Smart Growth America

The following is a re-broadcast of the Smart Growth America session held in our Commission Chambers on April 16, 2014. Smart Growth America advocates for people who want to live and work in great neighborhoods. We believe smart growth solutions support thriving...

2015 Cherry Blossom Parade

Revelry in the rain! An initial downpour fails to dampen the spirit of parade participants and spectators. Macon-Bibb and the 2015 Cherry Blossom Parade shine brightly.

Lt. Randy Parker

Honoring the service and sacrifice of Lt. Randy Parker, the Macon-Bibb firefighter who lost his life in the line of duty in February of 2015.

Shield Club 2014

The MaconBibbTV team spotlights local heroes among heroes for the annual Shield Club banquet. Founded by Macon philanthropist Peyton Anderson 46 years ago, the Shield Club provides financial assistance to the families of law enforcement officers and fire fighters...

State of the Community Luncheon

The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce held it's first State of the Community Luncheon at the Emerson Ballroom. Mayor Pro-Tem Burt Bivins III, and Mayor Robert Reichert addressed a sold-out crowd of more than 200 business, civic and government leaders, including the...

Taste of Macon-Bibb Follies 2015

The Taste of Macon-Bibb Follies is a fundraiser for the Georgia Civic Awareness Program for Students (GCAPS). This years Follies show raised over $5000.00 for the program and included a welcome from Mayor Robert Reichert, Host Charles Richardson of the Macon...

Gang Reduction & Youth Development Forum

A large crowd attended a Gang Reduction and Youth Development Forum held in the Macon-Bibb Government Center on Saturday, January 31, 2014 co-hosted by Commissioners Al Tillman and Virgil Watkins. Commissioners Larry Schlesinger and Elaine Lucas, plus Bibb Sheriff...

Second Street Vision Block Grand Opening

It takes vision to create a vision block - and equal measures of hard work, collegiality, and professionalism. Macon-Bibb County unveils a portion of its innovative Second Street Corner, one of several key S.P.L.O.S.T. projects designed to improve connect and improve...

Macon-Bibb Fire Station 110

S.P.L.O.S.T. dollars continue to fund community enhancements - this time for fire safety with the addition of Fire Station 110 in West Macon-Bibb.

2014 Ocmulgee Alive!

Keeping Macon's Ocmulgee River clean was job one for the corps of conservationists who joined forces for the Macon Water Authority's annual Ocmulgee Alive. 327 volunteers collected 1,500 pounds of waste in three locations over a two-mile stretch. Now that's trash...

An Evening at the Little Carnegie

A Macon treasure, Little Carnegie of the South showcases accomplished musicians and artists in a lovingly restored turn-of-the-century mansion. MaconBibbTV presents a Little Carnegie concert performance by young guest artist Curtis Ryan Smith, born and raised in...

Strategic Planning – Blighted Houses

In their ongoing work to determine strategic plans and priorities for the community, Macon-Bibb Commissioners tour distressed neighborhoods, stopping to watch a Public Works operator demolish a dilapidated house.

Strong Cities Strong Communities

The White House’s Strong Cities Strong Communities Team for Macon-Bibb convenes to begin identification of and discussions on the successes, needs and most importantly, solutions to improving the entire community.

GCAPS Youth Leadership Summit 2014

Macon-Bibb County GCAPS program held it's inaugural Youth Leadership Summit with guests from Chatham County Youth Commission joining us for two days of learning, fun and fellowship!

Macon Pops 2014

What is Macon Pops you say? world-classed musicians, dancing, delight and excitement all rolled into a fun-filled evening. MBTV was asked to cover this event to provide our citizens with a peek into this outstanding community event. If you missed it, watch the...

Fort Hawkins Visitors Center

In 1806 17 years before the founding of Macon, President Thomas Jefferson established Ft. Hawkins for security and trade. Nearly 200 years later S.P.L.O.S.T. pennies fund a highly-anticipated visitor’s center to enhance education and tourism.

Summer Camp 2014

Six weeks of wholesome fun and the sun at Lake Tobesofkee, courtesy of Macon-Bibb County's Recreation Department. A summer to remember for local kids who relished the sports, arts & crafts and lessons on personal and public safety. Macon-Bibb Parks &...

Macon-Bibb’s First Roundabout

No traffic lights, no poles nor wires. Macon-Bibb County unveils its first roundabout at College and Oglethorpe Streets, an esthetically pleasing thoroughfare in the progressive College Hill Corridor.

Juvenile Justice Center

Macon-Bibb County fulfills its dream of a modern and comprehensive justice center for both youthful offenders and those who have been offended against. A proud day for the community, demonstrating the power of vision and collaboration, buoyed by concern for the...

National Night Out 2014

Fun, food, family and frolicking in the streets. Macon-Bibb County joins more than 16,000 communities nationwide to participate in the annual crime-fighting initiative. Travel around the community with the MaconBibbTV team and smile at the memory-making.

Adult Field Day 2014

If a Wet Sponge Toss and Tater Sack Race are your idea of a good time, watch this! Held at historic Luther Williams Field, Macon-Bibb's Rec Department hosts it first annual Adult Field Day with all the pageantry. A great time was had by all.

Macon-Bibb County GCAPS 2014

The Georgia Civic Awareness Program for Students (GCAPS) is designed to provide students with the opportunity to learn first-hand the roles and services that Macon-Bibb County government provides. Throughout the course of the program year, GCAPS participants will take...

100th House Demolition

Crash, boom crunch. Macon-Bibb County takes down another dilapidated, abandoned house to reach the goal of 100 for the previous fiscal year. Workers relinquish the excavator to Mayor Robert Reichert who takes several swipes at the building before Public Works finishes...

Animal Welfare PSA 1

When you adopt a pet your save a life! Watch our new PSA promoting pet adoption, spay/neuter & the new pet licensing ordinance effective July 1, 2014.

Tattnall Square Park

When the Friends of Tattnall Square Park befriend you, their commitment and loyalty know no bounds. Lovingly restoring the College Hill Corridor's 16-acre gem to its former glory, the indefatigable group is reveling in the park's rarified designation as one of...

Animal Welfare PSA 3

When you adopt a pet your save a life! Watch our new PSA's promoting pet adoption, spay/neuter & the new pet licensing ordinance effective July 1, 2014.

Animal Welfare PSA 2

When you adopt a pet your save a life! Watch our new PSA promoting pet adoption, spay/neuter & the new pet licensing ordinance effective July 1, 2014.

5 x 5 Lynmore Estates

The Macon-Bibb consolidated government tackles neighborhood improvement and beautification district by district and block by block, with inspiration from the people and partners who devote their time and talents to the grand collaboration known as 5 x 5.

Pan African Festival 2014

Feel the rhythm and hear the sounds of African culture as the Tubman Museum celebrates its 18th annual Pan African Festival. A salute to the diverse cultural, musical and culinary artistry that enlivens and enriches Macon-Bibb County.

Arts Advocacy Breakfast

The Macon Arts Alliance hosts its annual breakfast showcasing an array of local talent and the keynote speaker, from the GA Center for Nonprofits, lauds Macon's cultural vitality.

Choose Your Ride

Georgia’s Public Safety Team is serious about safety on the Peach state’s roadways and waterways this summer. Follow their simple, practical tips to reduce your chances of accidents, injuries, or death.

Kids Fishing Derby 2014

Macon-Bibb kids took the bait and tested their mettle during a day of fishin,’ family and fun at beautiful Javors Lucas Lake. The Macon Water Authority’s annual event drew hundreds of pint-size anglers who competed for the biggest catch of the day.

Macon Bibb Renaissance Act

Georgia's governor swoops into Macon to sign legislation that attracts entrepreneurship, and in turn, spawns investment and development.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels of Middle Georgia contends that no senior citizen in our community should be food insecure. Watch how Meals on Wheels makes a difference for more than 1,100 seniors and learn how you can help.

Peace Officers Memorial

Macon-Bibb County pauses during National Police Week to honor and remember local first responders who served and sacrificed.

MBTV Video Gumbo

MaconBibbTV presents a "Video Gumbo" for the Spring 2014 GSPN (Government Station Programmers Network) Conference. Programmers statewide converged in Macon where MBTV hosted peers from Columbus to Athens and Valdosta to Rome.

Macon-Bibb Commission Strategy Session

It's the vision thing for Mayor Robert Reichert and the new Macon-Bibb Commission. A mid-May brainstorming session continues to demonstrate the group's commitment to a strong, efficient and responsive government.

AC Pup Day 2014

Central Georgia CARES throws a grand party to celebrate the 5th birthday of Macon's rescue rock star.  Watch the fun from the Children's Industrial Home, including the wildly popular Doxie Derby and mascot dance-off.

National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2014

Long before any weather event or natural disaster, the Macon-Bibb Emergency Management Agency  is ready to spring into action with a multi-faceted master plan. Go behind the scenes with MaconBibb.TV for a preview of the preparations.

Junior Fire Marshals Visit Fire Station

Talk about hot tickets! Junior Fire Marshals from Sonny Carter Elementary School were rewarded for their service this school year with lunch and a personal tour of one of Macon's newest fire stations, #108 behind the Walmart on Zebulon Road.

Relay for Life 2014

Hundreds of people across Macon-Bibb County joined hands and hearts to memorialize friends and loved ones lost to cancer, to honor the brave survivors who battle the dreaded disease, and to raise money for a cure. MaconBibbTV takes you to the 2014 Relay for Life.

Take Back the Night – 2014

Crisis Line & SafeHouse mobilizes marchers against sexual assault violence to promote awareness and support victims, culminating in a moving rally at Washington Park. MBTV captures the emotional event.

Handprint Ceremony Bibb County Juvenile Justice Center

A Handprint Ceremony at the new Juvenile Justice Center highlights the critical need for CASA volunteers, and adoptive and foster families in Macon-Bibb County. Is there some way you can help? "So few people in Macon know about CASA, but every time something comes out...

Macon-Bibb County Earth Day 2014

Mother Nature took center stage at Macon-Bibb County's first Earth Day under the consolidated government with festivities at the Ocmulgee National Monument and at Central City Park where Maconites got quick tips for going green.

Firefighters & Shriners Unite for Fire Safety

Fire safety is one hot topic. Macon-Bibb firefighters and Al Sihah Shriners share a commitment and passion to prevent fires and save lives. The two groups joined forces to promote home and personal safety.

Teen Dating Violence Awareness

Local agencies know that teen dating violence is a frightening national trend, so they’re schooling parents on the signs and signals, and warning teens against falling prey to abuse. Timely tips on how to communicate with teenagers on...

Cherry Blossom Opening Ceremony 2014

Cherry Blossom Festival organizers ordered up a perfect day for the 2014 Opening Ceremony and Mother Nature cooperated. Welcome to Central City Park for a recap of the memory-making.

Cherry Blossom Festival Parade 2014

The pomp, the circumstance - the pink. Ride along as the MaconBibbTV Team recaps the colorful trek through Downtown Macon led by Capricorn Records producer and hometown favorite Alan Walden.

Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Commission Luncheon

KMBBC honors the volunteers who beautify Macon-Bibb and the woman who founded KMBBC and Macon's Cherry Blossom Festival, Carolyn Crayton. Find out which national president and Georgia Commissioner traveled to Macon to honor Macon-Bibb's "Pink Lady." » Click here to...

Pancake Breakfast 2014

The Macon-Bibb County Fire Department hosts its annual pancake breakfast at Central City Park during the 2014 Cherry Blossom Festival. Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 29 if you missed it this past week’s pancake fest. The feast is set for 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m....

Taste of Macon 2014

The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Taste of Macon in Atlanta during the 2014 legislative session. Good food by local restaurateurs proves once again to be good for business and community connectivity. MaconBibbTV captures the flavor of the event,...

Mentors Project Food for Children

Despite growth and prosperity in much of Macon-Bibb County, pervasive poverty plagues the community. Mentors Project Executive Director June O’Neal fights to feed local families in need.

Shield Club 2014

The Shield Club honors the "best of the best" for 2013 from the Bibb County Sheriffs Office, the Macon Bibb County Fire Department and the former Macon Police Department officers as chosen by their respective agencies. Watch these local heroes in action.

Blight Removal

Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert Reichert, speaks about the blighted house removals being carried out in Macon-Bibb County.

Fam Tour 1-10-2014

The Knight Foundation rewards creativity, funding Macon transplant Koryn Young's Downtown Fam Tour. Tired of the negative perceptions of her adopted hometown, Young devises a fun and informative evening proving that Macon is safe, hip, interesting and fun.