$2.1 Million Fundraising Goal Met to Implement “The Leader in Me”

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Leadership Development will Now be Integrated into Every Bibb County School District Elementary and Middle School

Macon, Ga.The Leader in Me process will now be implemented in every Bibb County School District elementary and middle school thanks to a successful community-based fundraising campaign. The $2.1 million goal was met less than 10 months after the Business Education Partnership announced its goals in March of this year.

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OneMacon Launches Community Podcast Series

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OneMacon launched a new podcast series, “OneMacon Way,” focused on encouraging collaboration and sharing the success stories and lessons learned in community-wide master planning. With the launch, the alliance of private, public, and nonprofit organizations committed to the growth and prosperity of Macon-Bibb fills the void of a community podcast dedicated to the strengths and achievements in Macon.

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Largest Brining Pickling Operation Makes Macon Home

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Peter Piper might have picked them, but Mr. Chips brought them to Macon. Mr. Chips, a leading supplier of pickle and pepper products, purchased a 120,000 sq. ft. building in the Ocmulgee East Industrial Park and approximately 30 acres (also located in the park) in 2014. The Pinconning, MI., company, which is a subsidiary of one of the largest grading and brining pickling operations in the country, invested $8.5 million in the facility and employed up to 50 people, according to a 2014 Macon Economic Development Commission press release. Read More

River Edge Partners with Macon-Bibb, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to Open Latest Long-term Residential Property

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Bayside Village provides housing for people seeking recovery from mental illness and addiction, or people with developmental disabilities.

MACON – River Edge Behavioral Health Center has officially unveiled its latest long-term housing initiative, which was made possible through partnership with Macon-Bibb County and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Read More