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FVSU Announces Commencement Speaker

On Saturday, May 7 at 9:30 a.m., more than 250 students will march during FVSU's spring commencement in the Health and Physical Education Complex on campus. This year's commencement speaker is Gary Black, Georgia's agriculture commissioner.

That's according to a FVSU news release.

For more information about commencement, contact FVSU Marketing and Communications at (478) 825-6319.


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Let Us Vote: By Sen. Brown and Staton

-Written by Senator Robert Brown and Senator Cecil Staton, Submitted by the Senate Press Office.

As the recession ends and we begin the long, hard period of re-growth, Macon and Bibb County are on the cusp of a potential new era. Many look forward to a time, as we saw in the late 1990s, where economic development projects brought people, industries and jobs to Macon. Private/public partnerships constructed shopping centers, riverside walk ways and museums. Downtown historic districts received long-needed facelifts.

It may not seem like it right now, but those days could return sooner than we might think – we just have to push them along a little.

Peach Co. Commissioner Selected to Join D.C. Leadership Program

The National Association of Counties announced today the selection of Michael Dinkins, Peach County Commissioner as one of twenty-two county leaders from across the United States to participate in the eighth annual County Leadership Institute, a rigorous four-day program offered in partnership with Cambridge Leadership Associates. Nominated by (NAME, Executive Director of ASSOCIATION) as an official with a commitment to developing collaborative and innovative solutions to local issues, Commissioner Dinkins will meet at IBM’s Institute for Electronic Government in Washington, DC, from June 5-9, 2011. 

That's according to a National Association of Counties (NACO) news release.

Census Data: What You Expected?

Census Data: What You Expected?

Census results released Thursday revealed that both Peach and Crawford counties have grown since the last census in 2000.

Peach County grew by 17 percent.

Crawford County grew by 1 percent.

What do you think accounts for the growth in your area? Are you surprised about the results?

View our U.S. 2010 Census Interactive map.