After a two year hiatus, the plan is to bring the festival back at full throttle.
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In July 2021, the County Commission approved $2,000,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds to be used for community violence intervention services.
“You know, I believe in the Second Amendment, but I do believe there should be some restrictions placed on people carrying."
Brookdale Resource Center has been one of the many sites that Mercer students frequently volunteer at, especially through MerServe.
The three male suspects have still not been found.
The hotel plans to open in February this year.
Georgia vs. Alabama has been a rivalry game for decades and, on Monday night, the two teams met for the second time this season. The Dawgs took down Tide 33-18 to win the college football championship.
The parade, which began at 4 p.m. and lasted for around two hours, concluded with a float featuring Santa and his reindeer waving to parade goers.
"There are hungry people all over this country — which is the richest country in the world — and we we still have a hunger problem," Lucas said. "There should never be a time when there are hungry people. Not in 2021."
The resolution would lead to the creation of a diverse and all-inclusive urban community with secure, attractive residential and commercial neighborhoods for its citizens to live in.
Kemp's lawsuit foreshadows further resistance to the mandate.
“When schools improve, the community improves," Morton said. “That's a long way of saying you need leadership that will not only maintain those relationships with stakeholders in the community but continue to grow them.”
The new legislation has changed the sales tax in the county from 7% to 8% on all taxable purchases.
While the burgers-of-the-week participating in the Macon Burger Week have been only seven dollars in the past, the price-per-burger has been raised to a total of ten dollars each this year.
Former Macon mayor speaks out against Brookdale Resource Center funding in Macon-Bibb County Commission meetingBy Samantha Homcy | October 25
“We feel like it's the right thing to do.” Miller said. “It's something that we needed in our community for a while.”
“It’s a great way for the community to show our support for both Middle Georgia Regional Libraries and Macon’s Friends of the Library, and all the resources we work hard to provide in Macon-Bibb County and throughout Middle Georgia.”
The Bibb County School District believes that the research implemented in making decisions on vaccinations have the best interests of the population in mind.
General Milley described the withdrawal as a “logistical success but a strategic failure," according to The Guardian.