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September 6, 2016 | Spotlight
Guest Spotlight: An Economic Developer's Dream

Guest Spotlight: An Economic Developer's Dream

Read how Jeff Kressin, owner of a growler shop and new brew pub in Macon, found a complete team of people that included the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce, the University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Middle Georgia Regional Commission, and the Urban Development Authority to bring his dream of opening his businesses to reality.

August 30, 2016 | Spotlight
Georgia to develop new educational achievement plan with Institute assistance

Georgia to develop new educational achievement plan with Institute assistance

The Institute is facilitating the state advisory committee process to support the Department of Education’s massive information-gathering and planning work to develop guidelines about how Georgia public schools will meet federal Every Student Succeeds Act educational standards.

August 11, 2016 | Spotlight

ICMA, Institute collaborate to assess local governments' public health impact

The International City/County Management Association invited Institute faculty member Paula Sanford to write a white paper about the critical role local government services play in protecting and promoting public health.