Macon-Bibb County

COVID19

COVID19

  • Earth Day Festival postponed again due to COVID-19
    The Macon-Bibb County Green Team is postponing the 2021 Earth Day Macon-Bibb Festival due to concerns related to COVID-19. It was originally slated for April of this year, then moved to fall, as they’d hoped the cases of COVID-19 in our community would decrease. With the resurgence of the Delta Variant, the board wanted to […]

    August 17, 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

  • Macon-Bibb employees to help provide free masks to people
    Beginning the week of Monday, August 30, employees with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, Public Works Department, and Parks & Beautification Department will have face masks in their vehicles to give people who are not wearing one. Nearly 25,000 face masks are being put in about 500 vehicles to be distributed to the public for […]

    August 28, 2020 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Commissioners pass two mask mandates to help slow the spread of COVID-19
    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] At a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, the Macon-Bibb County Commission approved two mandates requiring people to wear face masks or coverings when in public and in government facilities and vehicles, both when social distancing cannot be maintained. Both were passed in an ongoing effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 […]

    August 27, 2020 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Additional crews hired to help with yard, bulk waste collection
    Beginning Monday, August 10, crews from Ceres Environmental will begin assisting the Solid Waste Department to collect yard and bulk waste, as well as to clean up illegal dump sites. Ceres will collect bulk items (like big limbs, appliances, and furniture), while the Solid Waste Department will pick up what it normally collects. For the […]

    August 6, 2020 published by Edna Ruiz

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