A Weekly Snapshot of Georgia's Counties (8/24/2020)
Each week ACCG shares photos highlighting activities from counties
around the state and the ACCG team at work. Please see the information at the
bottom of this page on how to submit items from your county.
Spalding County Finds Creative Ways
to Engage Seniors
The Spalding County Senior Center isn't letting COVID-19 slow them down. They have adapted their programming to incorporate face coverings and social distancing. From fishing and tai' chi to playing with clay and more, they have many programs for seniors in their area. To see more, click here.
Promoting Census Participation
in Jeff Davis County
Jeff Davis County continues to encourage Census participate in their community using some of the state's turnkey marketing resources and assistance from local youth. It's important for counties to continue to encourage Census participation through the end of September.
Hall County GCIP Intern Transitions
to Part-Time Position
Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP) participant Ariel Alexander interned at the Hall County Juvenile Court this summer. Alexander is a political science student at the University of North Georgia and was the recipient of the Joan Garner Health and Human Services Intern Award. She has been hired for a part-time position this fall. Alexander is pictured with Hall County Juvenile Justice Court Administrator Annette Rainer. Photo courtesy of Hall County.
ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy Welcomes Commissioners Back to
In-Person Classes in Troup County
The ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy was back in action last week at Great Wolf Lodge in Troup County. As you can see, Leadership Institute were still able to fully engage in this interactive class. Participants wore face coverings and were spaced apart to facilitate social distancing. Watch for more opportunities to participate in Lifelong Learning Academy classes this fall!
City and County Attorneys Participate
in Legal CLE to Learn More
ACCG and the Georgia Municipal Association Legal Departments recently hosted a continuing legal education webinar called "Good Governance in the Time of Coronavirus." Representative Barry Fleming (also a county attorney) as well as Chief Justice Harold Melton were among the presenters.
Tell Us What's Happening in Your County!
ACCG wants to share positive news about events and projects from your county with your peers from across the state. Photos and story ideas submitted to ACCG for Georgia's Local Lens or the Georgia County Spotlight may be used in this e-newsletter or on ACCG's website or social media. Photos and other information used are provided courtesy of our county constituents and ACCG staff. For questions or information, please contact Beth Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To submit photos and captions for Georgia's Local Lens, click here.
To submit photos and project information for Georgia County Spotlight, click here.