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November 17, 2022 | News

City Wins Budget Award + City Manager Selected For Symposium

Maria Hampton, the Douglasville city manager, has been selected to participate in a National Forum for Black Public Administrators.

November 17, 2022 | News

County votes to increase employees' pay by nearly $520,000

Around 170 of Jefferson County's 175 employees should begin seeing significant increases to their next paychecks. Commissioners voted unanimously Nov. 3 to follow recommendations from a year-long classification and compensation study and enact the first phase of a plan that will amount to an increase of nearly $520,000 to its already $6 million salary budget.

November 15, 2022 | Spotlight
PROPEL Rural Scholars program launches first cohort of nine undergrads

PROPEL Rural Scholars program launches first cohort of nine undergrads

Nine undergraduate UGA students committed to boosting Georgia's rural communities were named as inaugural PROPEL Rural Scholars at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government.