OneMacon Releases Community Scorecard

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The Five-Year Strategic Plan Indicates Successful Implementation of Schools, Jobs and Place

Actions that Move Community Forward

Macon, Ga. — The OneMacon Steering Committee has released a Community Scorecard that details the success of the five-year OneMacon Strategic Plan, a comprehensive, community-wide economic development strategy created to guide collaborative efforts in improving Macon-Bibb’s prosperity. The Scorecard indicates successful implementation of actions items that serve as economic indicators of community progress.

Amazon Fulfillment Center Nearing Completion

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Central Georgians’ Amazon orders will be coming from familiar territory when the e-commerce powerhouse opens its 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center on Sardis Church Road at Skipper Road. Fulfillment centers are warehouses where merchandise is stored before being shipped out to customers. The Bibb County-based center sits on approximately 100 acres and will bring a more than $18 million (annual) payroll to Central Georgia.  Read More

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