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Lincolnton named a 'better hometown'

...conditions. The city was one of 15 named as a Better Hometown community by Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Jim Higdon during the Georgia Municipal Association's Annual Mayor's Day breakfast Jan. 24. The designation comes five months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/08/bus_281902.shtml
Business
Reps voted right -- against tax plan

...basic services. Referring to capping the assessment on real property, Georgia Muncipal Association Executive Director Jim Higdon said, "By defeating the plan, legislators have indicated they understand and respect the value of allowing local communities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/11/let_190520.shtml
Letters
Leaders split on use of lobbyist

...up there twisting arms," Mr. Grkovic said. They keep track of issues and decision-making timetables, he said. Jim Higdon, the Georgia Municipal Association executive director, said cities such as Atlanta, Savannah and Columbus have state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/24/met_459511.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Economists suggest merging agencies

...agencies. There is no history of collaboration in Georgia. Minor cooperation has occurred on selected minor projects." Jim Higdon, commissioner of community affairs, wrote Mr. Barnes' policy director, Renay Blumenthal, with his own recommendation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/30/met_293522.shtml
Metro
Crider considers future after fire

...Naturally we're concerned when anything like this happens," said Georgia Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Jim Higdon. "I can't say specifically what the department can do at this point. We will work with the local officials and with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/21/met_268337.shtml
Metro
Georgia lawmakers considering limits on seizure of private land

...abandoned houses where drug dealers hide from the law, eminent domain takes on a glow of hope and rebirth, not loss," Jim Higdon, the group's executive director, wrote to his members last week. Mr. Higdon might have an ally in Senate Pro Tem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/16/met_43517.shtml
Metro
Across the area

...at-large member, according to a news release. "We are pleased to have Commissioner Beard joining the board," said Jim Higdon, the association's executive director. "I'm sure he'll represent the interest of the cities very well." The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/01/met_345386.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Across the area

...basis through September, according to Tim Connell, executive assistant to Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Jim Higdon. GEORGIAWoman convicted in murder plot LaFAYETTE - A jury convicted a Walker County woman Friday on charges that she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/11/met_291014.shtml
Metro | Club Car
Legality of after-schoolfunding is in question

...of the grants statewide until the attorney general could issue an opinion requested by the department's Commissioner Jim Higdon. In Augusta, more than two dozen entities slated to receive state grants in July still have not gotten them because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/11/met_269914.shtml
Metro
Area briefs: Nuclear waste site OK for 10 years

...two-year term on the regional advisory council for the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, agency Commissioner Jim Higdon said Monday. During the next year, the council will address issues such as work force development, transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/13/met_265511.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission