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Commissioners approve funding in budget for Navicent

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - As Macon-Bibb commissioners near approving a budget, they want to include funding for Medical Center Navicent Health. During Tuesday's budget committee...

Macon-Bibb figures out how to spend federal dollars from CARES Act

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon-Bibb County is receiving federal dollars to help with COVID-19 recovery from the CARES Act. The federal government allocated more than...

‘We want action now:’ Macon-Bibb Commissioners upset with mayor’s response

Macon-Bibb commissioners are pushing the mayor for an executive order to close down non-essential businesses to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Macon-Bibb Commission approves $100k for promoting 2020 Census

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon-Bibb commissioners approved thousands of dollars to help promote the census. Commissioner Virgil Watkins pushed for $100,000 to spread the word....

Macon-Bibb commissioners holding public hearings for rifle ordinance

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Those opposed to changing Macon-Bibb’s rifle ordinance expressed their concerns during Tuesday’s committee meetings. Commissioners approved to table the agenda item...

Macon-Bibb commissioner Joe Allen not seeking re-election

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon-Bibb commissioner Joe Allen is not seeking re-election next year. Allen made the announcement during Tuesday’s committee meeting. For over 20 years,...

Macon-Bibb commissioners ask legislators to help with pedestrian safety

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon-Bibb commissioners are taking another step towards pedestrian safety. During Tuesday's committee meeting, commissioners passed a resolution asking for help from...

“It’s long overdue”: Commissioners work to widen Bass Road

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon-Bibb commissioners are working to help make traveling on Bass Road easier. Commissioners want to widen the road from two...

Healthcare and Benefits Committee to conduct Macon-Bibb pay scale survey

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon-Bibb Commissioners decided to eliminate the Georgia Regional Commission pay scale survey. Commissioner Joe Allen sponsored a proposal to have the...

Macon-Bibb employees upset with county over vetoed bonus

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - During a public town hall meeting Monday night, Macon-Bibb employees voiced their concerns about the vetoed one-time $1,000 holiday bonus, and the pay scale study.

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Commissioners hold off on the purchase of new landfill site

Macon Mayor Robert Reichert wants to use 2018 SPLOST funds for the purchase, which he estimates will cost $8.7 million.

BCSO: Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle on Gray Highway

One person is dead after being hit by a vehicle in the 1100 block of Gray Highway just after 9:30 Tuesday night.

How to stay safe during fall festivities in the pandemic

Dexter’s Produce set up a pumpkin patch for families, and plan to host socially distanced activities.

Staying cool Wednesday ahead of increasing rain chances

Happy Autumnal Equinox! Today we saw a beautiful day for our first day of fall. Our highs topped out in the 70's and we saw...