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.

The Middle Georgia Regional Library System Goes Beyond the Books

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The OneMacon steering committee welcomed representatives from Middle Georgia Regional Library System to speak about their community-driven mission to better the lives of residents of all ages in the Central Georgia area. Serving nearly 257,000 residents in six counties, the Regional Library System offers a variety of programs and resources that reinforce the spirit of the “OneMacon Way.” Read More

Team RoboBibb Rules STEM Learning

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Team RoboBibb recently turned heads at the Lego FIRST Robotics Competition in Houston, Texas. Made up of approximately 14 students from Central, Howard, Northeast, Rutland and Westside high schools, as well as the Academy for Classical Education (ACE), Team RoboBibb placed first in the state contest and made it to the quarterfinals of the international competition. Read More

From Launching the Young Entrepreneurs Academy to Launching New Businesses

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Guest Post by Nadia Osman, Young Entrepreneurs Academy Macon Program Manager & SparkMacon Director


Program Manager Nadia Osman updates OneMacon on the successful inaugural class of young entrepreneurs who have taken their business ideas and pitched them this spring to local investors. The original post about the launch of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA) program in Macon can be found here.

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Macon Community Members Experience being a Principal for the Day

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The Bibb County School District and the Business Education Partnership collaborated to re-launch the Principal for a Day program, which invited community members to visit Bibb County schools and experience first-hand the work taking place to prepare students for college or career. The experience was an opportunity to better understand the challenges and triumphs that principals and teachers see on a daily basis and provide input or feedback from a business or community perspective. Read More

Career Academy Creating a Fast-Tracked Workforce

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When it comes to the Bibb County School District’s strategic plan, the goals of “Student Achievement” and “Student and Stakeholder Engagement” are in full force at Hutchings College and Career Academy. There, students are receiving a career-ready education – intertwined with local work-based learning opportunities with community partners – that will follow students long after graduation.

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