Author: Madison Bishop

National Guard to be Deployed to Macon in COVID Response

From 13WMAZ: https://www.13wmaz.com/article/news/local/georgia/gov-kemp-announces-georgia-national-guard-to-be-deployed-to-macon-warner-robins-in-covid-response-2/93-f59eebf6-57bb-479e-abdd-4370fa76ba3c   “Last week, Gov. Brian Kemp announced his plan to handle Georgia’s latest surge of COVID-19, which includes deploying the national guard. Kemp announced Tuesday the locations where the guard and about 200 troops will be deployed. The governor said about 96…

Register Now: USDA Small Business 101 Workshop

Please join the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration in a virtual “USDA Small Business 101 Workshop” to be held on January 11th and 12th, 2022, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST and 9:00 am – 12:00 pm EST, respectively.  The workshop…

Macon Hospitals Receive Top Honors

Georgia Trend, a regional business publication offering business analysis to more than 50,000 subscribers, recently released its “Georgia Trend 2021 Top Hospitals” listing. Two of Macon’s hospital systems were recognized for their accomplishments. Piedmont Macon Medical Center – #10 Top Large Hospital in Georgia Atrium Health…

Stronger Together: Nonprofit Partnerships & How They Can Increase Funding

From Convergent Nonprofit Solutions – https://magazine.acce.org/index.php?src=directory&view=stories&srctype=detail&back=stories&refno=137 How Community Partnerships Can Increase Funding Community impact is the driving force in so many capital campaigns for nonprofits, chambers and economic development organizations today. Joining forces with like-minded organizations to increase the impact makes perfect sense, but it’s…

State of Small Business Launches in Macon

From the Georgia Department of Economic Development   “With more than 1.6 million Georgians employed in small businesses across the state, this critical economic sector remains a top priority for the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD). To increase awareness of the vital resources provided for small…

Macon Area Transportation Study Survey

Macon-Bibb Planning Commission’s & Macon Area Transportation Study’s Year of the Plan needs your input & feedback in the 2022 – 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). This transportation plan sets the vision, and establishes goals & strategies needed for well planned transportation growth in our area for the next 25 years….

Voters Pass the OLOST in Macon-Bibb!

Voters in Macon-Bibb County passed the OLOST in a landslide on Tuesday, November 2. The final vote was 8,668 in favor out of 10,757 votes, or 80.58%. “We couldn’t do this without great business partners like [the Chamber],” said Mayor Lester Miller. The passing of…