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Macon, Georgia is located in Bibb County. Zip codes in Macon, GA include 31220, 31213, and 31207. The median home price in Macon is $85,000 which is roughly $37/per square foot. More Macon information.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Justice of the Day - Lucius Q. C. Lamar II

Today's Justice of the Day is: LUCIUS Q. C. LAMAR II. Justice Lamar was born on this day, September 17, in 1825.


10 hrs ago |

Funds approved for new park

A new park is coming to Second Street. Tonight, the Macon-Bibb Commission approved grant money to fund the project.


Tue Sep 16, 2014

Man found scuffed and bleeding after robbery

A news release from the Bibb County Sheriff's office says a man was robbed on Second Street at Wood Street Tuesday afternoon. The release says Johnny Thomas of Macon, 63, was found scuffed and bleeding, around 4 p.m. He says he left a store on Broadway on foot when a green Dodge pickup pulled up.


Mayor discusses new center with seniors

"Your plans are to plant trees and planters and re-do downtown to make it look like Macon is a very welcoming place," she said about the city's renovations, "And when you walk into this building, how welcoming is it? It's not welcoming." Two million dollars in SPLOST money has been put aside to build it, but no action has taken place yet.


New Macon roundabout opens Thursday

Johnson and Lamar roads traffic approaching Hwy. 74 will be detoured and routed onto the completed portion of the new roundabout under construction, according to a news release from the state Department of Transportation.


Robins Federal Credit Union Awards September First Friday Winner

Robins Federal Credit Union recently awarded a Microsoft Surface tablet with accessories to Courtney Moore, winner of the September First Friday drawing. This contest was part of September First Friday, which is hosted by Robins Federal Credit Union and NewTown Macon.


Overturned log truck blocks I-75 exit

An overturned log truck blocked an exit ramp from I-75 in south Macon for more than an hour Tuesday.


Goodwill hosting Macon job fair Thursday

Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia is hosting its fall Job Fair from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Anderson Conference Center, 5171 Eisenhower Parkway, Macon. The event is part of Hispanic Heritage Month, according to a Goodwill news release.



Georgia Senate Heats Up as Perdue, Nunn Get Their Hands Dirty

The race for Georgia's Senate seat has heated up in the past month as Republican candidate David Perdue and Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn trade blows. Nunn hit the ground running with a money-bomb fundraising effort on the first day of the general election campaign, followed by a whirlwind of events, campaign ads, and endorsements.


Mon Sep 15, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Crew of USS Rodney M. Davis honors namesake Medal of Honor recipient

The crew of the USS Rodney M. Davis paid tribute to its namesake earlier this month, marking the 47th anniversary of his death. Davis, a Macon, Ga., native, was killed during the Vietnam War in 1967.


Plans for Macon-Bibb recycling

According to Kevin Barkley, the director of Macon-Bibb's solid waste department, only 2,000 homes in North and East Macon have curbside recycling options. He says a lot of reusable materials end up here in the Macon-Bibb landfill when they could be recycled.


Trial begins Tuesday in fatal Macon gas station shooting

He is the elderly man accused of shooting and killing Linda Hunnicutt at the Murphy's gas station on Gray Highway in December 2012. Reeves' attorney, Veronica Brinson, has filed numerous motions with the court in the days leading up to the trial date.


Macon's 48th Infantry Brigade returns Tuesday

The 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Georgia Army National Guard will be returning to its headquarters at 1030 Shurling Drive in Macon at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Over the past nine months, Task Force Volunteers performed in many capacities to support the International Security Assistance Force , ISAF Joint Command and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, all while regularly partnering with the Afghan National Security Forces, according to a news release.


Thomaston Times

Four arrested on federal drug charges

Upson County Sheriff Dan Kilgore and Thomaston Police Chief Dan Greathouse issued the following press release on Tuesday, September 2, 2014: On Thursday, August 28, 2014 the Upson County Sheriff's Office and the Thomaston Police Department were assisted by the U.S. Marshal's Office in arresting four subjects for federal indictments on cocaine charges from the Federal Court in the Middle District of Macon, Georgia. The subjects arrested were identified as the following: Adrian Gray, 717 Highway 80 Culloden, Georgia; Bryant "Bud" Gray, 647 Highway 80 Culloden, Georgia; Dexter Fagan, 1310 Allen Road, Culloden, Georgia; and Ferris Quiller, 1012 Triune Mill Road, Thomaston, Georgia.


101.5 The River

I Didn't Know THAT was in My Trunk?

OK, you go to Walmart for a little shopping, take the packages to the car, open the trunk, and inside is... Mary Beth Zolik has been part of morning radio in Toledo for over 25 years. In the fall of 2005, she was inducted into the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame, along with her now happily retired partner, Jack Mitchell.


Sun Sep 14, 2014

USA Today

Deputy injured in shooting to be taken off life support

Deputy injured in shooting to be taken off life support Family, citing deputy's life of service, waits so his organs can be donated. Check out this story on MACON, Ga.


WDUN-AM Gainesville

Monroe Co. sheriff's deputy dies after being shot

Authorities in Monroe County say one of two sheriff's deputies who was wounded in a shooting has died. County Coroner Joey Proctor says Michael Norris was pronounced dead Sunday morning after being shot while he and another deputy were responding to a call about a suicidal man on Saturday night in Bolingbroke - about 15 miles northwest of Macon.


Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

CMPD chief Monroe honored at interfaith event

Monroe was named Humanitarian of the Year during the eighth annual Interfaith Banquet, sponsored by Masjud Ar-Razzaq, a nonprofit Islamic organization. The banquet, held this year at the Drury Inn and Suites Northlake, annually brings together religious leaders from several denominations.


Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lazy Dog Growler opens new location in Macon

The quick brown fox jumped over the Lazy Dog Growler. In Macon no less, but not before grabbing a beer or two.


Grant's Lounge to close temporarily

The closure of Grant's Lounge might be temporary. 13WMAZ's Paula Rotondo spoke to Sheriff David Davis about the business's history and one of the property owners about their plans.


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