The Macon Newsroom

COVID-19 leads to private funeral for Bibb deputy, but sheriff promises “more fitting tribute”

Liz Fabian, Civic Reporting Senior Fellow

March 25, 2020

A pack of four Bibb County sheriff’s deputies on motorcycles led the body of a fallen colleague into Macon Memorial Park Cemetery late Wednesday morning. Deputy Kenterrous Taylor, 27, died early on March 18 when he was thrown...

New downtown creative crosswalk comes to life in COVID-19 school break

Liz Fabian, Civic Reporting Senior Fellow

March 19, 2020

While thousands of students are adjusting to homeschooling to stem the spread of COVID-19, one high school freshman is making her mark on her school and the community. Lily Livingston designed a new colorful crosswalk to the...

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