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Barnesville City Manager Dedicates His Career to Local Government
April 25, 2017
In 1968, if someone would’ve told Kenneth “Kenny” Roberts that he would be city manager of Barnesville, he wouldn’t have believed them. At the time, Roberts was 16 and working for the city’s recreation department cutting grass and picking up trash at the community center. But, as he transitioned to other positions in the city the idea of becoming city manager became much more of a reality to him.
Cities Combat Downtown Challenges
April 19, 2017
By Gale Horton Gay
There’s nothing small about the issues small towns face in enhancing their downtowns. Whether the commu­nities are in rural, urban or suburban locations, many share similar challenges in keeping their downtowns relevant. Some areas struggle with revitalization, while others seek ways to continually make their downtowns attractive for businesses and consumers at a time of evolving shopping trends.

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Updates for + about Georgia cities.
Draft Regional Water Plans Are Available for Public Review and Comment
GA Environmental Protection Division (EPD)

April 25, 2017

Information on HB 146, Firefighters’ Cancer Insurance Benefits

April 20, 2017

Sale agreement now official as Decatur signs Children’s Home contract
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 26, 2017

Alderwoman Shabazz talks future of Savannah fairgrounds at town hall
Savannah Morning News

April 26, 2017

Healthy Downtown Trends: Beyond the Buzzwords
Tommy Lowmon, Communications & Training Coordinator, Georgia Department of Community Affairs

April 19, 2017

Business Incubator Brings Variety to Downtown Macon
By Erika Conleay, Director of Place, NewTown Macon

April 10, 2017

Skatepark Grants
Tony Hawk Foundation

Due: June 14, 2017

Youth Literacy Grant Program
Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Due: May 18, 2017