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by Debbie Lurie-Smith
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Catherine Johnston (far right) speaks with Councilman Terrell Fulford following last week’s called meeting.
Catherine Johnston (far right) speaks with Councilman Terrell Fulford following last week’s called meeting.
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City of Gray officials approved of a joint application with Jones County to become Certified Local Governments at a called meeting last week.

Kristi Harpst with the Middle Georgia Regional Commission talked to City Council members at a June 16 called meeting. Harpst is a regional planner and said she has been working with the city and county on the project.

She explained that the Certified Local Government program is a federal partnership, and certification is through the National Park Service.

“The good news is you are already doing all you need to be eligible,” the planner said.

She said the city agrees to send its Historic Preservation Commission members to training each year, and the best part in being a Certified Local Government is the grant program.

“You get funding for what you are already doing,” Harpst said.

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