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June 23, 2020 | News

DDDA board members reviewing University of Georgia study of downtown economy

City of Dalton officials could find out soon not only how important the downtown business sector is to the city's economy but which industries are most important to downtown.

June 19, 2020 | Spotlight
GeorgiaDATA.org offers information of use to community leaders, such as up-to-date sales tax distribution reports and visualizations. Illustration created by Shannah Montgomery

UGA's GeorgiaDATA website helps communities make informed decisions during the pandemic

Georgia's state and local leaders can access accurate, current data to learn how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the economics of their communities through GeorgiaDATA.org, a resource designed by UGA's Carl Vinson Institute of Government. Such data is vital to communities' ability to plan and budget in the midst of the pandemic.

June 18, 2020 | News

UGA Partnership Helps Georgia Communities Manage their Infrastructure

Angela Nguyen has been sheltering at home since March, but the UGA College of Engineering graduate student is still hard at work researching how to help Georgia communities -- specifically smaller communities -- better care for their bridges.