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...

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...

Macon police probe toddler death

MACON, Ga. - Authorities in Bibb County are investigating the death of a 17-month-old girl...daughter to a hospital where she was declared dead. Bibb County sheriff's Lt. Randy Gonzales said investigators and...

Apartment fire kills Macon woman

MACON, Ga. - Authorities in central Georgia are investigating a fire that claimed a woman's life. Bibb County Assistant Coroner Lonnie Miley said the blaze happened Sunday at North Napier Apartments on Napier Avenue in Macon.ds Authorities...

3 top picks to replace City Administrator Fred Russell named

...chief administrative officer of Bibb County, Ga., and Rodriguez is the former...administrative officer since 2005 in Bibb County, which consolidated with Macon...several department head positions in Bibb County. He also competed with Augusta's...

City administrator candidates talk strange line

...all three say the candidates don't get involved in politics.Stephen Layson, the chief administrative officer of Bibb County, Ga., "does not get caught up in political issues."Janice Allen Jackson, a former manager of Albany, Ga...

Halt to killing ordered at Augusta shelter

...other commissioners met previously with Augusta's animal advisory board, rescue groups, staff and members of Macon-Bibb County Animal Welfare to explore options for reducing Augusta's kill rate. Donnie Smith said that mandatory animal licensing...

'Blight tax' is considered in Bibb County

...decrepit house in unincorporated Bibb County soon could get more expensive...buildings to get a tax break. Bibb County Chief Administrative Officer Steve...decide to do something with it." Bibb County has been pursuing other approaches...

Bibb County looks at acquiring Georgia music, sports halls

MACON, Ga. - Bibb County's government is considering plans to acquire Georgia's sports and music halls of fame. Both are located in Macon.County...

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