2022 National Award for Community Engagement
Partner Communities
County, Georgia

Located in Southwest Georgia, bordering Florida, Grady County was established in 1905 from portions of Thomas and Decatur Counties. See some of our work in Grady County in 2020.

Grady County Executive Committee

  • Julian Brown, City of Cairo
  • Rachel Rogers, City of Whigham
  • Terrance Stewart, Koyo Bearings
  • Buddy Johnson, Grady County
  • Dr. Eric McFee, Grady County Schools
  • Jennifer Jarvis, Grady County Chamber of Commerce
  • Deron Rehberg, UGA Cooperative Extension
  • Charles Renaud, Tired Creek Lake Authority
  • Landis Thomas, New Hire Solutions
  • George Trulock, City of Whigham
  • Crystal Wells, Grady General Hospital Archbold Medical Center
  • Dennis Lee, Southern Regional Technical College
  • Mesha Wind*, The Cairo Messenger

* Chair

Grady County Projects in 2022

Grady Priorities

Education for a Quality Workforce

Leadership Development

Economic Development and Tourism

Community Health and Wellness

Operations Coordinator
Sharon Liggett
65 11th Avenue Northeast
Cairo, GA 39828