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May 6, 2023

Upson County Hosts Art & Soul Fest

Upson County hosted an Art & Soul Fest in the city of Thomaston last weekend. The event included arts and craft vendors, food trucks, art competitions, downtown sip and stroll, live demonstrations and a kid zone.

Decatur County holds Bicentennial Celebration

Decatur County commissioners participated in the Bicentennial Celebration and parade on April 20. Decatur County Fire and Rescue drove the commissioners in one of the oldest fire trucks in Decatur County.

Cusseta-Chattahoochee County Honors Donald Moore After Passing

At the Board of Commission Work Session the evening of April 24th, the Board of Commissioners presented a proclamation of Jimmie Donald Moore to his family for his service on the County Commission from January 2017- December 2018. Mr. Moore passed away on April 12, 2023. 

GMA's Noah Roenitz, Jesse demonbreun-Chapman, Rep. Debbie Buckner, Gov. Kemp, Rep. Vance Smith, ACCG Associate Director of Governmental Affairs Kathleen Bowen.

ACCG Associate Director of Governmental Affairs Joins Gov. Kemp for HB 31 Signing

Gov. Kemp held a bill signing ceremony for HB 31. This legislation ensures that all of the fees that make up the Hazardous Waste Trust Fund are dedicated directly to the fund. ACCG Associate Director of Governmental Affairs Kathleen Bowen was present for the bill signing.

Cusseta-Chattahoochee County Community Development Staff Attend Military Spouses Luncheon and Resource Fair

Fort Benning Stray Facility Director Lou Beck and Outreach Coordinator Stephanie Lewis along with Cusseta-Chattahoochee County Community Development Director Samantha Hedgecoke attended the Military Spouses Luncheon and Resource Fair that was held at the National Infantry Museum. The team met many military spouses and gave them helpful information on the Fort Benning Stray Facility along with all of the volunteer opportunities they have to offer. They were also able to inform the military spouses on the fun things to do in Chattahoochee County such as the splash pad located at the Parks and Recreation Center along with Riverbend Park off of Highway 27 which includes a boat ramp, camping grounds, and a nature trail.  

2023 ACCG Annual Conference Photos Now Available

Conference photos are available to download! Click here to relive the exciting moments that took place. Download the image(s) of your choice.

Paulding County Commissioners attend the ACCG Annual Conference in Savannah

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