July 24 Runoff early voting analysis for Bibb County

Early voting has concluded for the July 24, 2018 runoff election and the unofficial statistics for Bibb County voting are as follows: (Based on data released by the GA Secretary of State’s office) Total early and by-mail absentee ballots – 3,719 Total early in-person ballots – 2,662 Total by-mail ballots sent – 1,056 Total by-mail […]

Macon Community News celebrates anniversary

This month, we will be sending out approximately 10,000 newspapers via mail as we were able to extend our distribution due to a generous ad-buy by Judge Bill Shurling. We do not endorse anyone in political races, but we thank him for offering to help us reach more readers and believing in us as a […]

Your appetite for wings will take flight at Francar’s

These days, wing places are everywhere, and if a restaurant isn’t a wing place, they probably still serve chicken wings. Although chicken wings may have become ubiquitous, the quality varies widely, as does the method of preparation. Run-of-the-mill wings are not only a disappointment but also a waste of money. The price of chicken wings […]

Bibb County Sheriff’s Outreach Section Offering Defensive Driving Classes for Teen Drivers

Press release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office (June 20, 2018) The Bibb County Sheriff’s Outreach Section is offering free Defensive Driving Classes during the month of July for teenagers. The defensive driving class is designed to help teenagers make good, sound decisions on what to do while driving, how to avoid detractions, and how […]

Pho Saigon is an exotic trip for your tastebuds

It may surprise some, but Macon has a number of somewhat exotic restaurants that one is usually only able to find in larger cities. One of those places is Pho Saigon Vietnamese restaurant, which is located at 3076 Riverside Drive in the Northgate Village Shopping Center. Situated in the middle of a strip mall, nestled […]

Pilot International comes together in friendship and service

Nestled in the furthest northern reaches of Bibb County, between the Academy of Classical Education and the Monroe County line is the headquarters of Pilot International. The multi-national service organization was founded in Macon in 1921 by Elizabeth Leonard and 40 local businesswomen. The organization was a female answer to Rotary International and Lion’s Club, […]