Staff at TARCOG recently had the opportunity to talk with Tehmina Iqbal, a Legislative Fellow from Pakistan who was visiting in Alabama for a couple of weeks.  During her time here, she met with representatives from many different agencies and levels of government.  In her role as Project Officer for the Political Parties Development Program […]

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Rainsville Becomes an “Alabama Communities of Excellence”

  L to R: ACE President Lisa Miller, Rainsville Mayor Nick Jones and Akaysha Yukawa. Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) recently designated Rainsville and four other communities after they successfully completed the ACE approach to economic and community development for cities with populations between 2,000 and 18,000. Created in 2002 as a 501 (c)3 non-profit corporation organized […]

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Woodville Wins National ENERGY STAR Competition

The Jackson County town of Woodville is bringing home a new national championship for the state of Alabama to celebrate, beating teams from across the country to win an energy-savings competition for 2014. Tuesday, the federal ENERGY STAR program announced the final results of its 2014 Battle of the Buildings National Building Competition. Woodville won […]

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