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Our new project Macon Me Curious needs your questions to get started. You ask, and we find the answers. So tell us: What have you always wondered about, found peculiar or downright confusing about where you live? Share at www.macon.com/curious .
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Our new project Macon Me Curious needs your questions to get started. You ask, and we find the answers. So tell us: What have you always wondered about, found peculiar or downright confusing about where you live? Share at www.macon.com/curious .

Submit your question

Macon Me Curious wants to answer your most burning questions about Macon and Middle Georgia, the place you live and call home.

Submit your questions to us on the form below. If your question is selected, we’ll let you know (and maybe even work with you to find the answer).

Macon Me Curious is a project of the Center for Collaborative Journalism along with The Telegraph and GPB Macon.

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Here are the questions we’ve answered:

Question: I would like to know at this point how we compare millage rates with the other counties in the state and where we would stand at new rate.

Answer: How does Macon-Bibb’s property tax rate compare to the rest of Middle Georgia?

Question: How does Navicent Health compare to Coliseum Health System?

Answer: Taxes, paying for the poor and county funding: How do Macon’s two big hospitals compare?

Question: How can we reverse the consolidation of Macon-Bibb County?

Answer: Reversing consolidation would be unprecedented in Georgia, government group says

Question: Bibb County collects property tax on my pontoon boat. Why does some of that money go to the school system?

Answer: Why does the school system receive taxes from my pontoon boat?

Question: Where is the Underground Railroad located in downtown Macon?

Answer: Was there an Underground Railroad movement in Macon?

Question: Who is responsible for the upkeep of city drains on the sides of streets and the drainage pipe that runs from them?

Answer: Who is responsible for maintaining storm drain pipes near your property?

Question: What do Macon-Bibb County employees pay for their health insurance premiums and benefits?

Answer: Macon-Bibb County employees get benefits on taxpayers’ dime

Question: Are emergency response personnel, such as paramedics, allowed to question patients about their ability to pay for service in the U.S.?

Answer: Treatment first, payment later — that’s the law at the ER

Question: Given that the secretary of state oversees elections in Georgia, why doesn’t Brian Kemp have to step down from that position as he seeks to become governor?

Answer: Why shouldn’t Kemp recuse himself? Ask someone who had his job

Question: There seems to be a local trend toward roundabouts. Do statistics show that cities with lots of roundabouts have fewer traffic accidents?

Answer: Do cities with roundabouts have fewer traffic accidents?

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