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DCA Press Releases: 2012

Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council Solicits Nominations   (12/12/2012)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council Solicits Nominations for Annual Service Awards

DCA Expands HomeSafe Georgia Outreach   (10/19/2012)
DCA Expands HomeSafe Georgia Outreach

Governor Deal Celebrating Rural Georgia   (10/8/2012)
Governor Deal Kicks Off Celebrating Rural Georgia in Tifton on October 10th

DCA's New Leadership Team   (9/15/2012)
Commissioner Beatty Names New Leadership Team for DCA

TeamGeorgia Managers Expand Regions   (9/15/2012)
Commissioner Beatty Announces Changes to TeamGeorgia Regions

Georgia DCA designates Opportunity Zone in Cherokee County for jobs incentives   (3/26/2012)
DCA Commissioner Mike Beatty today announced that a new Opportunity Zone has been designated in Cherokee County’s Technology Ridge area. Opportunity Zones promote job growth and redevelopment. The DCA action paves the way for businesses located in the Opportunity Zone to receive enhanced jobs tax credits as new jobs are created.

Georgia DCA Commissioner Mike Beatty names BoomTown pilot cities   (3/21/2012)
Georgia Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Mike Beatty today announced a new pilot program aimed at creating jobs in Georgia’s historic downtowns. BoomTown 2.0 will create eighteen-month partnerships between the DCA and six Georgia Main Street® cities: Columbus, Cordele, Ellijay, Jefferson, Madison, and Woodstock. Beginning in April 2012, DCA and these cities will apply a variety of tools and resources in the historic downtown core of each city, focusing on redeveloping areas to stimulate job growth. The Georgia Municipal Association is a key partner in this effort.

Newton County and its municipalities Covington, Mansfield, Newborn, Oxford, Porterdale and Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority Designated As Georgia’s Twenty-fifth WaterFirst® Community    (2/15/2012)
The Department of Community Affairs’ Commissioner Mike Beatty today designated Newton County as Georgia’s twenty-fifth WaterFirst Community. Office of Planning and Environmental Management Director, Jim Frederick was on hand to deliver the announcement at a ceremony attended by community leaders and state officials at The Center in Covington.

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