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In collaboration with the Appalachian Regional Commission, DCA awarded $ 300,000 to Hall County to assist with the purchase of approximately 100 acres of land surrounding the historic Healan’s Mill. ARC’s investment will be matched with $ 305,000 in local funds – Hall County and a local non-profit, Friends of Healan’s Mill - in addition to funds the county has already invested to stabilize the...
Georgia receives grant for "Healthy Families" project
This innovative project aims to embed service strategies that bridge the link between health and housing; ultimately, the goal is to develop a model that may be used by other states to build and promote healthy communities. The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), in partnership with Southface and the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC), was awarded $391,962 by The Kresge...
Beasley Forest Products: CDBG Grant Helps Hazlehurst Employer Rebuild
Often, the little things can make a big difference. Hazlehurst, Georgia, population 4,226, is the county seat of Jeff Davis County and for many a pit stop along U.S. Highway 341 to the Golden Isles. And it’s also home to Beasley Forest Products – a 40-year-old, family-owned Georgia business that processes hardwood timber into products such as railroad ties, flooring...

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