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www.accg.org JERRY R. GRIFFIN Executive Director, Publisher ROSS KING Deputy Director JAMES F. GRUBIAK General Counsel CLINT MUELLER Legislative Director Revenue and Finance MICHELE NeSMITH Research and Policy Development Director KELLY PRIDGEN Assistant General Counsel / Public Safety and the Courts TODD EDWARDS General County Government Natural Resources and Environment MATTHEW HICKS Economic Development and Transportation ASHLEY MEGGITT Government Relations Associate GEORGIACOUNTY G OV E R N M E N T VOLUME 61 NO. 2 • AUGUST 2009 Upfront 7 9 President’s Message County Matters Features 12 Morgan and Newton Counties Bank High Quality of Life on Sustainable Growth By Deborah Dewberry, Editor 12 32 35 CAROL BAKER Meeting Planner KATHLEEN BOWEN Special Projects Coordinator BETH BRADLEY Land Initiative Director BETH BROWN Director of Communications JEFF CHRISTIE Staff Liaison, UGA Cooperative Extension DEBORAH DEWBERRY Magazine Editor ADAM EDGE Financial Services Specialist EFRAIN RODRIGUEZ Chief Information Officer DAVE WILLS Government Relations Manager Risk Management and Insurance DAVID A. PAULK Director DAVID UHLMAN Manager BEN PITTARELLI Manager of Marketing and Field Services PENNY HENDERSON Administrative Assistant Accounting and Finance J.C. McBEE Chief Financial Officer DARRYLE CRAWFORD Insurance Accountant DEONTÉ BURDEN Accounting Assistant Administrative Assistance CARMENZA WHITLEY Executive Assistant JANNA ABRAHAM Administrative Assistant RHONDA LIGONS Front Office Assistant NATALIE FITZGERALD Legal Assistant Published by Naylor, LLC Georgia’s Unique Approach to Public Safety Training By Cheryl J. Greathouse, Georgia Public Safety Training Center Extension News: The Face of Poverty By Sue Chapman, Ed.D., UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences 38 32 39 41 Research Corner: ACCG Needs Your Participation in Burruss Budget Survey By Michele NeSmith, Research and Policy Development Director Staff News ACCG Teams with Technology Provider, Dell In Every Issue 40 42 County Parade Index of Advertisers 35 On the Cover: The historic Newton County Courthouse, courtesy of Jack Pyburn and Associates, Architects; the historic Morgan County Courthouse, courtesy of Morgan County Government. Layout & Design: Barry Senyk Advertising Art: Gregg Paris © 2009 Naylor, LLC. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced by any means, in whole or in part, without the written consent of the publisher. Georgia County Government is published monthly with a combined issue in May-June. Price per issue $1.50; Georgia County Government Yearbook is $50. Direct magazine subscription rate effective July 2006 is $45 per year for subscribers who are non-ACCG members. PUBLISHED JULY 2009/ACG-M0809/8470 Georgia County Government is published for the Association County Commissioners of Georgia 50 Hurt Plaza, Suite 1000, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Phone: 404-522-5022 • Toll Free: 800-858-2224 Fax: 404-525-2477 • Web: www.accg.org 12600 Deerfield Parkway, Suite 350, Alpharetta, GA 30004 Phone: 770-810-6957 • Toll Free: 800-796-8638 Fax: 770-810-6995 • Web: www.naylor.com Naylor Publisher: Mark V. Migliore Naylor Editor: Tara Horstmeyer Advertising Director: Nicole Hudson Advertising Sales: Peter Dicks, Ron Hutcheson, Sarah Lyons, Rick Sauers, Vicki Sherman, Marcus Weston AUGUST 2009 www.accg.org 5 http://www.accg.org http://www.naylor.com http://www.naylor.com http://www.accg.org http://www.accg.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia County Government - August 2009

Georgia County Government - August 2009
Contents
President’s Message
County Matters
Morgan and Newton Counties Bank High Quality of Life on Sustainable Growth
Georgia’s Unique Approach to Public Safety Training
Extension News: The Face of Poverty
Research Corner: ACCG Needs Your Participation in Burruss Budget Survey
Staff News
County Parade
ACCG Teams with Technology Provider, Dell
Index of Advertisers

Georgia County Government - August 2009

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