Macon Mayor extends order allowing public art installations downtown

Macon, Georgia, USA

Macon-Bibb County announced in a press release that Macon Mayor Robert Reichert has extended an Executive Order allowing two public art installations in downtown Macon to stay up through July 14.

The press release details that the two art installations are in the median of Second Street and Cotton Avenue around the Confederate monument and the other in the park at First and Poplar Streets.

Both art installations have been approved by permit and by Mayor Reichert's order.

“The past several weeks, I have been so proud of the overwhelmingly peaceful demonstrations held by our community to move us all forward,” says Mayor Robert Reichert. “This peaceful act will be allowed to continue, and we are going to support people having the difficult conversations that will make us better as people and as a community.”

See the full release and extended orderhere.

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