Macon-Bibb County



  • Free COVID-19 testing serves hundreds
    Heritage Pharma Group will continue to offer free drive-through COVID-19 tests at two sites provided by Macon-Bibb County: the old Health Department (171 Emery Highway) and the Macon Mall (3661 Eisenhower Parkway). In its first week of providing this service, Heritage Pharma provided more than 1,000 people with their results.  “We wanted to provide another way for […]

    January 14, 2022 published by Edna Ruiz

  • U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff, local leaders tour COVID-19 vaccination sites
    On Monday, March 29, Senator Jon Ossoff joined Mayor Lester Miller for a tour of the COVID-19 mass vaccination sites at the Macon Farmers’ Market on Eisenhower Parkway run by GEMA and at the Health Department on Emery Highway. They were joined by staff from the Macon-Bibb Emergency Management, Macon-Bibb Health Department, and North Central Health District. […]

    April 8, 2021 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Earth Day Festival moved to September 
    The Macon-Bibb County Green Team is rescheduling its annual “Earth Day Festival” to September 22, 2021 in Tattnall Square Park from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. (It was originally slated to take place in April.) The Festival is being rescheduled due to an abundance of caution regarding COVID-19 and to help slow its spread.    “While […]

    February 26, 2021 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Mayor Miller sends warning to business due to concerning safety issues
    On Wednesday, February 3, Mayor Lester M. Miller notified the owners of Pin Strikes Bowling that Macon-Bibb County had received numerous complaints and been made aware of videos of large groups of people fighting inside and outside the business, and a lack of adherence to COVID-19 guidelines. “This is more than just a legal compliance […]

    February 5, 2021 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Businesses, foundations make donations to Brookdale Warming Center
     On January 25, Macon-Bibb County, the United Way of Central Georgia (UWCG), and the Community Foundation of Central Georgia (CFCGA) announced several large donations to the Central Georgia COVID-19 Relief Fund, as well as the amount donated by individuals since the Brookdale Warming Center opened. This is in addition to the $25,000 grant from the […]

    February 5, 2021 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Departments implementing new work schedules, modifying operations to maximize social distancing
    Beginning Tuesday, January 19, Macon-Bibb County departments will change their schedules and operations in order to increase social distancing between employees and decrease face-to-face interaction with the public. Departments have been tasked with determining how to spread people apart from each other without impacting services to the public. These changes will be in place for […]

    January 22, 2021 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Mayor Miller signs Executive Order to address the spread of COVID-19
    On Friday, January 8, 2021, Macon-Bibb County Mayor Lester M. Miller signed an Executive Order to enact immediate actions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community. “We are seeing an increasing number of cases of COVID-19 every day, and I am very concerned for the health and safety of our community. Our […]

    January 11, 2021 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Macon-Bibb County returns to Phase Two operations
    Based on the past seven days of a decreasing seven-day average of positive COVID-19 cases, Macon-Bibb County is moving from Phase Three of its operational response plan to Phase Two. The decision comes after the seven-day average fell below 50 cases for five consecutive days. The next phase change would happen if the average moves […]

    September 11, 2020 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Recap of September 1, 2020 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting
    On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, the Macon-Bibb County Board of Commissioners met for the regularly scheduled Commission Meeting. You can watch the full meeting here. Click here for the Pre-Commission meeting.   • Commissioners amended the County Code for the purpose of clarifying procedures related to the Code of Ethics. • The Board approved appointing […]

    September 4, 2020 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Free hand sanitizer now available to the public along with face masks and gloves
      The Macon-Bibb County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and Recreation Department are now making hand sanitizer available for free at all ten recreation centers, along with the face masks and gloves that have been handed out the past several weeks. People can visit any of the recreation centers listed below Monday – Thursday from 9:00 […]

    September 4, 2020 published by Edna Ruiz

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