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Latest Articles

Cities Combat Downtown Challenges
April 19, 2017
By Gale Horton Gay
There’s nothing small about the issues small towns face in enhancing their downtowns. Whether the commu­nities are in rural, urban or suburban locations, many share similar challenges in keeping their downtowns relevant. Some areas struggle with revitalization, while others seek ways to continually make their downtowns attractive for businesses and consumers at a time of evolving shopping trends.
Whistlestop Shops Built to Inspire Entrepreneurship and Downtown Development
April 5, 2017
The city of Auburn has adopted the "micro-retailing" trend with its new Whistlestop Shops. These shops, which are locat­ed next to Auburn City Hall, displays city officials’ and staffs’ intentions of encouraging their residents.

Training + Events

Global Day of Conservation
Multiple Cities
Apr. 22-Apr. 29
District 2 Spring Listening Session
Apr. 25

News + Grants

Updates for + about Georgia cities.
Roswell to dedicate new fire station
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 24, 2017

Tybee Island requesting proposals for operation of North Beach concession stand
Savannah Morning News

April 24, 2017

Healthy Downtown Trends: Beyond the Buzzwords
Tommy Lowmon, Communications & Training Coordinator, Georgia Department of Community Affairs

April 19, 2017

Business Incubator Brings Variety to Downtown Macon
By Erika Conleay, Director of Place, NewTown Macon

April 10, 2017

Youth Literacy Grant Program
Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Due: May 18, 2017

Skatepark Grants
Tony Hawk Foundation

Due: June 14, 2017