Augusta fire personnel attend Macon firefighter's funeral

...work a "brotherhood" and pledged that members of his Criti cal Incident Stress Team will be made available to their Bibb County counterparts in need of emotional support."Fire services is more than a job," James said in a statement. "It's...

Bibb County firefighter killed, 5 others hurt in blaze

...firefighters injured.Macon-Bibb County Lt. Randy Parker, 46, died in the blaze in southern Bibb County, County Coroner Leon Jones said...Floore, a spokesman for the Macon-Bibb County government.Battalion Chief Steven...

Employee stole wedding gifts, police say

...Pope, 19, is charged with three counts of fiduciary theft. On Thursday, her lawyer, Clarence Williams, asked a Bibb County Superior Court judge to lift a probation hold that's kept her in jail despite her having a $5,800 bond. The hold...

Rants & Raves

...someone can put a foot down and rescue the dedicated employees. SO AUGUSTA hired a chief appraiser who was fired from Bibb County, apparently for not showing up to work. Now any time I drive by the government complex on my route (several times...

Ga. announces 3 transportation projects

...done by December 2017.Officials say a $53.3 million plan to widen and rebuild seven miles of Sardis Church Road in Bibb County is expected to be completed by May 2019 by a Marietta contracting company.

Richmond County Board of Elections to discuss Sunday voting

...to feature close races for governor and U.S. senator, and voter turnout could determine the winner.The Macon-Bibb County Board of Elections rejected 3-2 last week a proposal to offer Sunday voting.

Macon brush fire will burn until it rains

...significant rainfall.The Telegraph reports that Macon-Bibb County firefighters early Wednesday morning were called to the...buildings nearby. No injuries were reported.Macon-Bibb County Fire Chief James Wallace tells WMAZ-TV that officials...

Augusta Commission calls off search for administrator after failure to reach consensus on finalists

...and a general manager in Mecklenburg County, N.C.; Steve Layson, the former chief administrative officer for Bibb County, Ga.; and Oscar Rodriguez, the former town manager in Taos, N.M.The vote likely pushes the decision to next...

Augusta might be close to naming city administrator

...very comfortable with working there," she said.Finalist Steve Layson served as chief administrative officer for Bibb County, Ga., home of Macon, for nine years until the county consolidated with Macon this year. Layson said he wasn't...

Augusta Commission searches for consensus on candidates for city administrator

...commissioner and private developer who is now assistant county manager for infrastructure in the newly consolidated Macon-Bibb County government.Copenhaver was trying Friday to build consensus among the 10 commissioners for his pick, Rodri guez...