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This past April was the 50th Anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. The MLK, Jr. Advisory Council, which is housed within DCA, honored the occasion with an anniversary bell ringing at Stone Mountain Park. Rev. King's "I Have a Dream" speech famously referenced Stone Mountain during his "let freedom ring" climax. The MLK, Jr. Advisory Council is working on plans to erect a monument...

DCA is proud to share that our Geographic Information Officer, Susan Miller, has been named as one of the Top 50 Women in Technology by StateScoop. For the past two years, State Scoop has highlighted the women who are leading the way in technology at the state and local government and industry level. Check out...
Kubota For Earth For Life
Outside of Northeast Georgia, many may not realize that one of the world's best-known tractor companies calls Hall County home to its largest North American manufacturing plant. It's Kubota Manufacturing of America (KMA), and their Gainesville manufactuiring plant is probably where your neighbor's Kubota utility vehicle was built, in part utilizing assembly line enhancements put in place by...
April is Fair Housing Month
Since 1968, April has come to be regarded as a time to remember the FHA and reflect on the rights it gives citizens. But why April? It is a known fact that the Fair Housing Act (FHA) became law in April 1968, as Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, a landmark piece of legislation. But the link with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is the reason we celebrate Fair Housing Month in...
On August 28, Gov. Nathan Deal unveiled a memorial statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during a ceremony on the grounds of the State Capitol. “Dr. King believed that individuals have a duty to serve others and make a contribution to their communities,” said State Sen. Emanuel Jones, Chairman of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Advisory Council. “Physical memorials ensure his legacy lives on and...

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