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Charting a Brighter Future

Innovative UGA program gives rural communities the tools to prosper and thrive Walking around downtown Baxley, Georgia, Keri Orvin shares some of the community’s ideas for the mostly vacant storefronts: An outdoor café in a breezy alleyway, a welcome center… Full story

UGA leadership initiative helps communities expand leadership pipeline

            Applications due Friday, April 29 Since 2017, Appling LEADS has built a network of community leaders throughout the southeast Georgia county. After four years however, it felt like the program needed to take the next step, said Keri Crosby… Full story

UGA gets federal grant to help communities advance economic development

A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow UGA Public Service and Outreach units to equip rural Georgia communities with the tools, resources and knowledge to chart a strategy for economic recovery and long-term resiliency. UGA Public Service… Full story