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Once a street of blighted homes is now Wise Avenue Park

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - In Macon-Bibb's 2020 budget, the county is changing the way they fight blight. The county has used SPLOST dollars in the...

“The community needs a voice:” Commissioner Virgil Watkins on his mayoral campaign

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon-Bibb Commissioner Virgil Watkins, says he’s excited about running for mayor next year.

Commissioners discuss spending $600,000 from hotel-motel tax increase

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon-Bibb commissioners discussed how to use the money gained from the hotel-motel tax increase. Last year, state lawmakers approved for Macon-Bibb...
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Vacant house fire that happened in west Macon deemed arson

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon-Bibb fire investigator Steven Wesson says that the vacant house fire that happened on May 1st looks like arson. According...
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33 students recognized for overcoming adversity

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- The 5th Annual Cox Inspirational Student Hero Awards acknowledged and awarded 33 students from Macon-Bibb County. These students overcame challenges in life....

Deputies need help investigating armed robbery in south Macon

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies need your help investigating a commercial armed robbery. The incident took place at the Access Loan Company...

Macon-Bibb County marijuana ordinance put on hold

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - An ordinance to bring lesser punishment to those caught with less than an ounce of marijuana in Bibb County is...

Waynesboro murder suspect arrested in Macon near Peavy Drive

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The Bibb County Sheriff’s gang and drug investigators along with the Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force found a man...

Verbin Weaver announces his run for Macon-Bibb mayor in 2020

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - "If you work in Macon-Bibb, you should be able to afford to live in Macon-Bibb". That is the focus of mayoral...

Hump Bridge construction begins, mayor calls it the “grand entrance of downtown”

It will soon be easier to access downtown Macon. The Second Street Corridor project will connect all of Macon to downtown.

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