The Bibb County school board has a state deadline of June 2014 to agree on a five-year facility plan, which would lay out which schools stay open and which ones close.
In a 4-1 vote, Macons zoning commission denied an application that would have allowed the demolition of Tremont Temple Baptist Church in downtown Macon.
Two new developments received the green light Monday that will add new single-family homes and apartments to downtown Macon.
Telegraph customers who pay their bills in person, buy papers or get help establishing digital accounts will need to go to The Telegraphs new location at 487 Cherry St. The move includes the newspapers administrative, finance, circulation and advertising departments. Business hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.