A Weekly Snapshot of Georgia's Counties (3/14/2020)
Each week ACCG shares photos celebrating 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.
General Assembly Completes Crossover Day
Session Now Suspended Indefinitely due to Coronavirus
Media Coverage at the Capitol
Former county commissioners and ACCG supporters, Representatives Patty Bentley and Barry Fleming, provide interviews for GPB's "Lawmakers" on Tuesday.
Newly-Elected State Senator has County TIes
ACCG's policy staff took a moment to introduce themselves to newly-elected Senator Carden Summers - who is also a former Crisp County Commissioner..
Morgan County Briefing
Morgan County held a briefing with community leaders in their Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday to share information regarding COVID-19 and the containment area that has been established at Hard Labor Creek State Park for individuals who have tested positive for the virus and are recovering but cannot quarantine at home.
Flooding Impacts Many
South Georgia Counties
While much of the state was focused on the emerging news on coronavirus, many south Georgia counties were dealing with flooding. Tim McLeod captured this birds-eye view of the Baker County Historic Courthouse last Sunday from his drone. The water has since receded.
County & City Communicators
Meet in Hall County
Communications professionals from city and county governments met in Hall County this week. Presentations covered topics ranging from the Census, the First Amendment Foundation and coronavirus.
To get involved with this group, contact ACCG Communications Director Schuyler Harding at
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
To submit photos and captions for Georgia's Local Lens, click here.
To submit photos and project information for Georgia County Spotlight, click here.