The following Macon Moment in History was taken from the May 7, 1980 edition of the Macon Chronicle-Herald.
Macon Mayor John Hamilton announced that a grant for $301,500 has been received for runway work at Macon Fower Airport.
A column by Tom Briggs was featured concerning the suggestion of making the Sanatorium building into a long-term storage use facility.
The Macon Building & Loan Assn. advertised 10 75% annual yield on money market certificates.
1980 Atlanta High School graduates included: Jeffrey L. Belt, Nicole Marie Hinz, Karina White, Steven Wayne Simmons, Daniel Paul Rhodes and Carmen Ellen Gunnels.