Atrium Health increases minimum wage for hospital workers
Atrium Health Navicent recently increased the minimum wage paid to its hourly employees, joining a growing number of Middle Georgia businesses doing the same. The new $12.50 per hour wage at Atrium Health Navicent is $5.25 more per hour than the federal minimum wage of $7.25. Read the full article:... Read more
Bibb schools begin 2 weeks of virtual classes
The Bibb County School District starts two weeks of remote learning today, a measure prompted by the spread COVID-19 cases in the community and the Labor Day holiday, school officials said. The district plans to return to in-person classes Sept. 20. Read the full article: Macon Telegraph  Read more
Judge: Macon tenants behind on rent should ‘get ready to move’
After the U.S. Supreme Court ended the last of the federal eviction moratoriums Thursday, landlords with property in Macon-Bibb County began calling the Bibb County Civil and Magistrate Court to file evictions. Chief Judge of the Bibb County Civil and Magistrate Pamela White-Colbert said the court cannot honor any CDC... Read more
Four Middle Georgia football games canceled due to covid
Four Middle Georgia high school football games have been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. Perry High School had games scheduled for Aug. 27 and Sept. 3 but their opponents, the Harris County Tigers and the Hampton Hornets are both dealing with the coronavirus, according to a post on the team’s... Read more
Macon children’s hospital running out of beds
Dr. Edward Clark, chief medical officer of the Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital and head of pediatrics for the Medical Center at Atrium Health, says he is running out of hospital beds. “We’re kind of working at our limits,” Clark said Wednesday outside the Macon hospital. The pediatric intensive and... Read more

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