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November 29, 2018 | Spotlight
The Institute of Government provided a training program on smart cities technology for 19 government officials from China’s Shanghai Administration Institute, hosting classroom sessions and site visits in Athens, Atlanta and New York City.

Chinese officials study urban innovations at Institute training program

Associate Director Rusty Brooks, head of the Institute's International Center, welcomes members of a Shanghai Administration Institute training delegation to the University of Georgia.

November 8, 2018 | News

Planning Commission Throws Monkey Wrench Into Varsity Redevelopment Deal

The Athens-Clarke County Planning Commission voted last week to table a proposed zoning change on the West Broad Street block where the owners of The Varsity are planning a massive redevelopment project, putting in doubt the neighborhood protections a group of county commissioners had negotiated with the Gordy family, as well as the fate of several historic homes along Reese Street.

November 8, 2018 | News

Paulding County Commissioner Receives Recognition For Participation In The ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy

The Association County Commissioners of Georgia, ACCG or Georgia's County Association, recently presented county officials with their certificates for the completion of their continuing education requirements within the ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy. Recipients were recognized for their accomplishments during a luncheon held at the 2018 Legislative Leadership Conference (LLC) at the Jekyll Island Convention Center in Glynn County, GA. Ron Davis was one of many county officials who received recognition during the conference.