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UGA Archway Partnership connecting local UGA students to internships with Pulaski County businesses

Local students attending the University of Georgia are eligible to participate in paid summer internships with local businesses. The program, developed by the UGA Archway Partnership and the UGA Career Center, is part of the Pulaski County Archway Partnership’s strategy… Full story

UGA Archway Partnership community takes home Visionary City Award

The city of Hawkinsville, which has been an Archway Partnership™ community since 2009, was recently honored at the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Cities United Summit with the 2024 Visionary City Award. The award is presented by GMA and Georgia Trend… Full story

Pulaski County Archway Partnership to hold listening session for community input

As the Pulaski County University of Georgia Archway Partnership™ continues to work on community-identified priorities, the Archway executive committee will be hosting a listening session on Sept. 7 to set new goals for the program. Since 2009, Archway has completed… Full story

UGA’s PROPEL program to help guide Pulaski’s economic development strategy

As one of the eight UGA Archway Partnership communities, Pulaski County has a close connection to the University of Georgia and its mission to serve and provide resources to help communities thrive. Most recently, the community is focusing on economic… Full story

‘Renaissance’ taking shape in Hawkinsville with help from UGA

Improvements to Commerce Street and a new city hall are creating a new look for downtown Hawkinsville. The Commerce Street repaving project is thanks to the efforts of UGA engineering students who worked with the city through the University of… Full story

Three Archway communities selected for rural grant program

UGA gets federal grant to help communities advance economic development A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow UGA Public Service and Outreach units to equip rural Georgia communities with the tools, resources and knowledge to chart a… Full story

Taylor Regional Hospital rebounds and expands with UGA partnership

Without assistance from the University of Georgia, Taylor Regional Hospital in Hawkinsville might have closed six years ago. Instead, earlier this month, community leaders broke ground on a project to include emergency room expansion, a new lobby and state of… Full story

Hawkinsville unveils “new” murals

Visitors to Hawkinsville’s historic downtown may notice it is a little brighter these days thanks to the restored murals on the Batts Drug building in Cabero Park on Commerce Street. The murals had been hidden for decades by a brick… Full story

Archway communities welcome public health students

As a high school student in Hawkinsville, Georgia,  Helley Patel was involved in a youth leadership program developed through the Pulaski County Archway Partnership, a UGA program that connects rural Georgia communities to university resources. This summer, Patel reconnected with… Full story

In rural Georgia, communities look to each other and UGA for help during a pandemic

An Archway Partnership community in rural Georgia is sharing resources and equipment with nearby counties in an area of the state with limited health care options. Taylor Regional Hospital, in Pulaski County, has loaned ventillators to neighboring communities and has… Full story