04.15.2014 | Fort Oglethorpe appoints Derek Rogers to City Council Chattanooga Times Free Press

04.15.2014 | Black mayors meet in Hinesville Hinesville Coastal Courier

04.15.2014 | The Local Agenda: Gainesville City Council may ease pawnshop rules Gainesville Times

From left, Kingsland Mayor Ken Smith, Camden County Chairman Jimmy Starline, Woodbine Mayor Steve Parrott and St. Marys Mayor John Morrissey met with other city and county elected officials during the first-ever Joint Roundtable Breakfast. Photo courtesy Gordon Jackson, Brunswick News.


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Beth English
GMA President
April 4, 2014

When you advocate for the needs of the people and businesses in your city, you've become a promoter for the health and prosperity of your neighbors. If that isn't activism, I don't know what is! Am I a community activist? You bet I am! Because if not you and me, then who?

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Urban and Non-Urban Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) | U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service | Due: 5/13/2014

2014 Creative Community Fellowship Program | National Arts Strategies | Due: 5/7/2014

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2014 Georgia Cities Week: People Place Purpose

Cities across Georgia are encouraged to celebrate Georgia Cities Week April 13-19, with the theme "People, Place and Purpose!"

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