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History in the making as House casts proxy votes in pandemic

It was a day for the history books on Capitol Hill. For the first time, House lawmakers voted by proxy.

New voting machines at the Georgia National Fair

The Georgia State Legislature approved a new voting system to replace the old election equipment, and you have a chance to try it out

Amerson River Park needs you to keep voting, makes it to Final Four

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Amerson River Park made it to the Final Four of the Knope Awards through Engaging Local Government Leaders. They still...

Business owners hope for ‘fairness’ in vote for alcohol code change

Macon-Bibb County Commissioners have an important decision to make. They'll vote to change the county's alcohol code for the first time in 20 years.

Stacey Abrams makes a final stop in Macon with Congressman John Lewis

As midterm election season comes to a close, Stacey Abrams and her campaign made a final stop in Macon accompanied by a civil rights icon.

Abrams addresses ‘pending’ voter registration status for thousands of registrants

Georgia's Democratic Nominee for Governor, Stacey Abrams, made a stop in Macon on Monday. She spoke to voters at Ebenezer Baptist Church in downtown.

Organizers and county officials in Macon prepare for National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day and several organizations in Macon are taking it as an opportunity to get residents registered. 

Final public hearing before vote on Macon-Bibb’s 24% mill increase is Tuesday

Tuesday has been highly anticipated. It's the last opportunity for residents to voice concerns about the 4.3 mill increase before commissioners take a vote.

Commissioners vote in committee to go back to quarterly garbage fees

Macon-Bibb County Commissioners talking trash. They voted on several ordinances including one that would mean going back to a quarterly billing system.

Dublin considers community pool project using SPLOST funds

Monday was the first day of early voting for the SPLOST special election in Laurens County. One Dublin man is looking forward to the vote because it could mean seeing a splash in the city soon.

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Macon-Bibb County Fire Department offers safety tips on frying turkey

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — If you're planning on frying your turkey this Thanksgiving, Macon-Bibb County Fire Department wants to make sure you're doing it...

Macon-Bibb Fire Chief Riggins to retire

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Fire Chief Marvin Riggins is retiring after 41 years with the Macon-Bibb Fire department. He has served as fire chief...

Picture of US economy worrisome as virus inflicts damage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gripped by the accelerating viral outbreak, the U.S. economy is under pressure from persistent layoffs, diminished income, and nervous consumers, whose...

Byron woman accused of pointing gun at children makes first court appearance

FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)-- A woman arrested for pointing a gun at two children made her first court appearance Wednesday. On Sunday, two boys riding...