December 4, 2022 | News

Dougherty County Commissioner Ed Newsome recognized for completing professional training

Dougherty County Commissioner Ed Newsome recently brought home an award recognizing his achievement in continuing education for elected officials from the Association County Commissioners of Georgia.

November 29, 2022 | Spotlight
an wears a shirt that showcases the new Vidalia branding.

Institute of Government’s branding team taps into the sweet life in Vidalia

Drawing an onion might seem easy, but when you're talking about a Vidalia onion, that's another story. Just ask Kaitlin Messich, who led the Georgia city through a yearlong branding process. A faculty member at the UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government, Messich leads the community branding program.

November 27, 2022 | News

UGA's Vinson Institute to train Development Authority members

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government has been certified as the training entity for Regional Industrial Development Authority members.