This week in Macon-Bibb County
The Macon-Bibb County Commission met in committee and regular session May 3 and enhanced the role of Code Enforcement. The department will take action on nuisance properties and abandoned vehicles that create a threat to heath and safety. Commissioners approved $105,000 for temporary housing for displaced persons, agreed to light up downtown alleys, invest in Habitat for Humanity and declare Mental Health Awareness Week with a proclamation read by Mayor Lester Miller.
The mayor and Fire Chief Shane Edwards also commemorated the final burn at the aging training facility at Tinker Drive on May 4. SPLOST funds will build a new state-of-the-art center by early next year.
Here are the highlights from this week in a compilation of live tweets from The Macon Newsroom's Civic Journalism Senior Fellow Liz Fabian.