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Habersham News

Renaissance Town

This is part of a series of stories about UGA and economic development in rural Georgia. In small towns, news travels fast. The calls started going out from Clarkesville Fire Chief Jerry Palmer at 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5,… Full story

Institute of Government and Archway Partnership prepare new guide for Habersham-area business permits

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government, in collaboration with the Archway Partnership of Habersham County, prepared an interactive online guide to help new and existing businesses obtain the proper licenses and permits. The “Entrepreneur’s Permitting Guide to Local Governments in… Full story

College of Engineering students complete projects for Archway communities

The Archway Partnership has partnered with the College of Engineering for the second year to provide hands-on learning opportunities for students through community-based projects. This year, five Archway Partnership communities received assistance on eight projects from 27 undergraduate students in the Senior Design Capstone… Full story

Archway Partnership collaborates with UGA College of Public Health to conduct Community Health Needs Assessments

The UGA College of Public Health (CPH) is working with the Archway Partnership to conduct community health needs assessments in three Georgia communities: Habersham County/Habersham Medical Center, Pulaski County/Taylor Regional Hospital, and Sumter County/Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. The assessment is… Full story

Archway Partnership utilizes Institute of Government resources for communities

The University of Georgia Archway Partnership has worked closely in recent months with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government to provide assistance in five Archway communities across Georgia. Training was held in Metter for local Downtown Development Authority Boards from… Full story

Archway Partnership to pursue Habersham water withdrawal study

It was the consensus among community officials a proposed study of four city water systems should encompass Habersham County as a whole, instead of only a few municipalities. This was expressed at the Habersham Archway Partnership Executive Committee’s regular meeting… Full story

Archway Partnership announces Habersham County as newest location

The University of Georgia Archway Partnership recently announced Habersham County as the newest community to partner with UGA and the University System of Georgia to enhance local community economic development. “Habersham County is well situated for community-wide discussions and change… Full story