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Rural areas lag behind, study says

...behind. The report, compiled by the Georgia Rural Development Council, will be used as the group tries to decide ways...average for the Southeastern United States. The Rural Development Council, directed by Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor, is part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/20/met_288122.shtml
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Perdue to lead rural panel

...is to offer incentives for homegrown companies to expand. He also announced that he would lead the Georgia Rural Development Council and name new members to it. Last week, Mr. Perdue fired Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor, who had led the group for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/11/bus_375270.shtml
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State looks to growers for a plan

...during the inaugural meeting of the Land-Based Economy Assessment Committee, an offshoot of the state's Rural Development Council. The panel, headed by Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor and Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, will examine the current...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/07/met_295115.shtml
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Survey shows pupils label farming vital

...survey was conducted by the Youth and Rural Georgia Project, a small agency created this year by the Georgia Rural Development Council. Chaired by Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor, the 31-member council of small-town leaders from around the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/19/met_313720.shtml
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Hopefuls both have proposals for rural areas

...by then-Gov. Roy Barnes to lead the revived Rural Development Council. "He sees rural economic development as something...appointed by Mr. Barnes to lead the revived Rural Development Council that pushed through several initiatives through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/16/met_100715.shtml
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Many rural counties are languishing

...would create an estimated 200 jobs. Georgia's Rural Development Council's State of Rural Georgia Report - the first...prosperity, Mr. Day said. The Georgia's Rural Development Council's State of Rural Georgia Report identifies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/17/met_296451.shtml
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Housing shortage hinders jobs

...study was conducted by the university's Housing and Demographics Research Center at the request of the Georgia Rural Development Council, formed by Gov. Roy Barnes to spur economic growth in rural parts of the state. Among its chief findings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/17/met_327035.shtml
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Aid plan targets rural areas

...percent margin of error. UGA analysts who studied the region issued a blunt assessment in May for the Georgia Rural Development Council. "All of the (council's) research concludes that rural communities in Georgia are characterized as weak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/22/met_144714.shtml
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Across the area

...Governor announces board appointments ATLANTA -Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Friday appointments to the Georgia Rural Development Council and the State Board of Occupational Therapy. The newly appointed RDC board members include: Brian Keith Burdette...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/26/met_382195.shtml
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Lawmakers hear case to fight poverty

...Monday offered differing opinions on how to respond to the problem. Joe Whorton, the director of the Georgia Rural Development Council, said the study compels an urgent response from officials in both state and federal government, as well as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/17/met_364499.shtml
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