Each week ACCG shares photos highlighting activities from counties
around the state and the ACCG team at work. Email your photos to bbrown@accg.org.
Coweta County Gets
´╗┐into the Braves Spirit
Coweta County employees showed their support for the hometown team by dressing up in Atlanta Braves gear on Thursday. The Braves return to Atlanta for the rest of the National League Championship Series this weekend with the next game set for Saturday night at 5:08 p.m.
ACCG Civic Affairs Golf Tournament Raises More than $86,000
The ACCG Civic Affairs Foundation Golf Tournament was held this week at Bears Best Atlanta in Gwinnett County. Thanks to support from sponsors and golfers, the tournament raised more than $86,000. This funding will be used primarily for the Georgia County Internship Program. The grant application for counties to apply for intern funding is open through December 17, 2021. More information is available here.
ACCG Policy Council Considers Recommendations
for Legislative Priorities
The ACCG Policy Council met in Atlanta this week to consider the legislative recommendations from ACCG's Policy Committees which will comprise the 2022 ACCG Legislative Agenda. County voting delegates will vote on which items will become legislative priorities during Saturday's Business Session at the upcoming ACCG County Reconnect Conference. The policy team will hold a webinar on October 27 to preview these important legislative issues. To register for this webinar, click here.
Governor Kemp Attends Groundbreaking
of $220 Million Solar Facility in Lee County
Governor Brian Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp joined state and local officials and representatives from Silicon Ranch Corporation for a groundbreaking of the 250-megawatt DeSoto Solar Farm in Lee County. The company will invest more than $220 million over the next two to three years and plans to hire more than 400 craft workers to build the facility over the next twelve months. The first phase wil provide power to Walton EMC as part of the electric utility's agreement to provide clean, renewable energy to Facebook's datacenter in Newton County.
Henry County Holds Pink Out to Mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Henry County recently held a "Pink Out" to bring attention to October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pictured here are members of the Henry County Tax Commissioner's Office. ACCG joins counties across the state in encouraging you to remind the women in your life that early detection and treatment is the best way to prevent and beat breast cancer.
Meet an ACCG Staff Member
Name: Christina Penrod

Program: ACCG Claims

Position: IRMA Claims Examiner

Joined ACCG: 2021

About Christina: Christina joined the ACCG team earlier this year. She loves photography and even takes photos as a hobby. When she's not taking photos, she is enjoying the outdoors, going for a run, or playing with her children. Christina also enjoys trying the local eateries that are new to town. Pictured to the left is Christina, her husband and their two children, Rylee (5) and Jax (11 months).
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 bbrown@accg.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.