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December 3, 2018 | Spotlight
Hancock County Schools Superintendent Miranda Wilson discusses common issues and goals at a three-agency retreat the Institute of Government facilitated.

3 local governments develop shared goals at Institute planning retreat

The Hancock County Board of Commissioners, Sparta City Council and Hancock County Board of Education developed a collaborative strategic plan during a two-day retreat facilitated by an Institute of Government faculty team.

November 29, 2018 | News

Obrigado UGA! Carl Vinson Institute of Government travels to Brazil to host training program

Obrigado, Portuguese for thank you, was heard many times by University of Georgia instructors as they handed out completion certificates to their Brazilian students, who attended a leadership seminar of their choice hosted by members of the UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government.

November 29, 2018 | News

Local Officials Join Forces to Advance Hancock County

Local officials from the City of Sparta, Hancock County Board of Commissioners and the Hancock County Board of Education participated in a two-day joint retreat in hopes of strategically examining the barriers to revitalizing a once vibrant Hancock County. The retreat was sponsored by County Commissioner Helen "Sistie" Hudson at the local skating rink, beginning Friday, Nov. 2, and culminated with a luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 3.