11.24.2014 | Helen scrubs riverbank work due to lack of cooperation Access North Georgia

11.24.2014 | City Council approves Valdosta FD requests Valdosta Daily Times

11.24.2014 | Midway residents help update land-use map Hinesville Coastal Courier

Beth Burns Ogletree took the oath as Flovilla’s new mayor from former state Rep. Larry Smith on November 12. Photo courtesy of the Jackson Progress-Argus.


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House Bill 60, a comprehensive firearms and weapons bill, passed both chambers of the Georgia Legislature on March 20, 2014 and has been signed by Gov. Deal. Its provisions affecting Georgia's cities become effective July 1, 2014.
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Cities Can Win When We Show Up and Pay Attention
Keith Brady
GMA President
November 6, 2014

Our call as city officials is to make decisions for the good of our city. It’s often an inward, narrowly focused activity. To be effective leaders, however, we don’t have the luxury of only focusing inward. We must be willing to look up, pay attention to what is going on around us and do what we must do to engage with those that have influence on how we conduct our business at home.

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BUILD Health Challenge Grants | BUILD Health Challenge | Due: 1/16/2015

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Big Read Community-Wide Reading Programs | National Endowment for the Arts | Due: 1/28/2015

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GMA, in partnership with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia, offers more than forty training courses for mayors and councilmembers through the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute.

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2015 Mayors' Day Conference

2015 Mayors Day Conference

Join city officials from across the state in January for GMA's 2015 Mayors' Day Conference.

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