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Solarize Middle Georgia Campaign to Launch October 23

The Middle Georgia Clean Air Coalition, in partnership with the Middle Georgia Regional Commission is excited to announce the Solarize Middle Georgia campaign. A Launch Party for interested property owners will be held on Tuesday, October at 6pm at the Macon Terminal Station, 200 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31201. Mayor Robert Reichert will welcome guests [...]

October 19th|

Applications Available for 2017 Regional Leadership Champions

Applications are now available for participation in the 2017 cohort of the Middle Georgia Regional Leadership Champions program. The inaugural class was commissioned in August 2015. Future cohorts will be charged with continuing their work toward a thriving Middle Georgia. Specifically, this will include a focus on education and its connections to economic development and [...]

November 7th|

Regional Agenda Available for Comment

The Middle Georgia Regional Commission has completed preparation the first draft of the Regional Agenda as part of its 2016 Regional Plan update. Under state guidelines, these documents have been made available for public review and comment by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. The official comment period is now open through Wednesday, April 13, [...]

February 25th|

MGRC Begins 2016 Updates to Regional Plan

The Middle Georgia Regional Commission, under guidelines from the State of Georgia, Department of Community Affairs, has initiated the process of creating updates to the Middle Georgia Regional Plan. The Regional Plan is a long-term guide for growth and development throughout the Middle Georgia region and informs the Regional Commission and its member local governments [...]

December 3rd|

Middle Georgia Regional Leadership Champions Commissioned

The inaugural class of 38 Middle Georgia Regional Leadership Champions were commissioned on Thursday afternoon in a ceremony held at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins. The commissioning ceremony brings to a close the first year of the Regional Leadership Champions program, an initiative of the Middle Georgia Regional Commission with a unique focus [...]

August 6th|

November 2014 Grant Newsletter

Click HERE to view or download the October 2014 Grant Newsletter . For more information on this report or other data products provided by the Middle Georgia Regional Commission, contact us at (478) 751-6160.

November 17th|

Formation of Middle Georgia Regional Leadership Champions Program

On Friday, October 10, 2014, the Middle Georgia Regional Commission announced the Regional Leadership Champions Program, a new initiative of the Middle Georgia Regional Commission unlike any other program in the state. With a unique focus on regional collaboration, the MGRLC Program will equip the next generation of leaders for the challenges of collective action [...]

October 14th|

Middle Georgia Receives Grant Funding from Department of Defense

On behalf of the eleven counties and twenty-one cities of Middle Georgia, the Middle Georgia Regional Commission has received a grant from the United States Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment. The grant award amount is $650,117 which will be matched with $116,946 of local funds, for a total investment of $767,123 between September [...]

October 1st|

Regional Report of Unemployment for May 2014

The Middle Georgia Regional Commission has prepared a summary report of unemployment data for May 2014.  This report shows unemployment rates for the 11 counties in our service region and compares the overall regional unemployment rate to that of the State of Georgia and U.S. as a whole.  This report also shows the unemployment rate [...]

July 8th|

Digital Economy Stakeholder Survey Released

Planning staff from the Middle Georgia Regional Commission are releasing a survey designed to gather information from local stakeholders for use in the digital economy planning effort currently underway.  There is a separate stakeholder survey for residents as well as businesses. Select your group below and take the survey today. [button link="" color="default" size="large" target="_blank" title="Digital Economy [...]

May 8th|