News Line for Byron

Byron looking at options to deal with broken emergency siren
City Council agreed to consider spending about $25,000 to replace the city’s only emergency siren, which does not work.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Byron council, subdivision owners reach compromise
City Council and owners of a still-under-development subdivision have reached a compromise that may allow the property to be developed more quickly.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Byron council rezones three land tracts
City Council rezoned three tracts of land behind The Medical Center of Peach County from agricultural to commercial allowing for what owners hope will become a medical campus.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Byron’s Jail House Alley to be one-way street
City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to make Jail House Alley a one-way street with traffic entering from Main Street and exiting onto Church Street.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Byron seeks $500,000 for water system upgrades
Officials are seeking $500,000 to pay for water system improvements in the Toomersville and Bassett Street neighborhoods.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Houston County approves joint road contract
The Houston County Commission on Tuesday paved the way for a lot of road resurfacing, but not only county roads. The board approved a $2.5 million contract with Georgia Asphalt, the low bidder, to resurface roads in Houston, Warner Robins, Centerville, Byron, Hawkinsville and Pulaski County.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Byron increases water, sewer rates
City Council voted to increase water and sewer rates to $3.25 per 1,000 gallons during its regular meeting Monday.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Midstate governments join to stretch road dollars
The path to better roads may be paved with good cooperation. Some midstate governments are again joining together to get a bulk discount on road paving, which literally stretches the work.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Byron police tag, track fleeing vehicles with GPS system
High-speed chases are risky, but Byron police have a new crime-fighting tool that allows officers to fall back but still catch the suspect after he has sped away.
Source: Macon Telegraph