Candler News

UGA’s Archway Partnership enlists business and engineering students to help plan new road in Candler Co.

Writer: Eli Truett University of Georgia students are playing critical roles in helping one southeast Georgia county plan for its growth. Students from the College of Engineering and the Terry College of Business are working with the Archway Partnership, a… Full story

Students connect STEM with service in Metter

Through the Archway Partnership in Candler County, students in Metter Middle School are learning how to link science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines to service learning projects. Public Service and Outreach Faculty Fellow T. J. Kopcha, assistant professor of… Full story

South Korean delegation visits Metter

A group of more than 15 representatives from the Governors Association of Korea visited Metter on Monday as part of a statewide tour led by Rusty Brooks, associate director of the international center of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government… Full story

E. Betsy McGriff hired as Candler Archway Professional

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia announced that E. Betsy McGriff will be the new Archway Professional in Candler County effective Aug. 13. In her position, McGriff will serve as liaison between Candler County and the university, according to… Full story

Connecting community and campus through service

The University of Georgia Archway Partnership has announced Candler County as the newest community to partner with UGA and the University System of Georgia to enhance local community economic development. “Metter-Candler County has progressive visionary leadership, a key ingredient to… Full story

City, IDA commit to Archway project

Metter City Council, Candler County Industrial Authority and Candler County Board of Education have all expressed an interest in participating in the University of Georgia Archway Partnership. “Archway is an incredible opportunity for our community to become affiliated with The… Full story