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September 15, 2020 | Spotlight
Georgia cities can get economical, professional solutions to revitalization challenges through the Downtown Renaissance Fellowship the Institute of Government coordinates in partnership with the Georgia Municipal Association and its Georgia Cities Foundation.

Institute fellowship helps communities address revitalization challenges

Cities across Georgia gain technical assistance and design solutions from UGA landscape architecture students through the Downtown Renaissance Fellows program, coordinated by the Institute in partnership with the Georgia Municipal Association and the Georgia Cities Foundation.

September 15, 2020 | News

Aging Septic, Rising Seas Threaten Georgia Waterways

When you flush the toilet, it goes either to your local sewer system or into a septic system on your property. Without a sewage treatment plant, septic systems rely on having plenty of soil and space to filter out the harmful stuff. But as sea levels rise, septic systems are running out of space.Compromised septic systems can pollute nearby waterways, and climate change is making the problem worse.

September 10, 2020 | News

Macon-Bibb Mayor-Elect Lester Miller introduces transition team

After 13 years, Macon-Bibb will see a new Mayor in January 2021.