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The regularly scheduled meeting of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (NWGRC) Council will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the Gordon County Agricultural Service Center located at 1282 Highway 53 Spur, S.W. in Calhoun, Georgia.

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The 2020 Census Participant Statistical Areas Program (PSAP) enables invited participants to review and verify selected statistical area boundaries for 2020 Census data tabulation following U.S. Census Bureau guidelines and criteria.

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Putting 2020 Census Rumors to Rest

Published on February 11, 2020 by in 2020 Census

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Every decade, technology plays a greater role in the way the census is conducted.

For the first time during a decennial census, the majority of people in the United States are using digital and social media in their everyday lives.

“The rise of digital and social media use has exponentially increased the speed of how accurate and inaccurate information can spread,” said Stephen Buckner, assistant director for communications at the U.S. Census Bureau. “We know that many people may not know what the census is because it happens only every 10 years, making it a likely target for misinformation and disinformation campaigns, which is why we’ve been actively preparing to defend against them.”

To prevent the spread of fake, false and inaccurate information, that can negatively influence 2020 Census participation and response, the Census Bureau has established the government’s first ever Trust & Safety Team to protect the count. […]

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The regularly scheduled meeting of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (NWGRC) Council will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at the Gordon County Agricultural Service Center located at 1282 Highway 53 Spur, S.W. in Calhoun, Georgia.

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Northwest Georgia Prospers – Regional Plan 2019-2023

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The regularly scheduled meeting of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (NWGRC) Council will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the Gordon County Agricultural Service Center located at 1282 Highway 53 Spur, S.W. in Calhoun, Georgia.

The Nominating Committee will recommend a slate of officers for 2020 and 2021, which subsequently will be voted on by the Council membership.

Special guest speaker will be Amanda (Mandy) Maloney, Partnership Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau, Atlanta Regional Census Center.

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Catoosa County Joint Comprehensive Plan 2011-2031 (Amended November 2019)

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Census Takers in Your Neighborhood

Published on October 16, 2019 by in 2020 Census

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Starting in 2019, you may notice census takers in your neighborhood.

This is a normal part of preparations for the 2020 Census. Census Bureau employees will also be in the community to continue collecting information for the American Community Survey and other ongoing surveys.

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The regularly scheduled meeting of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (NWGRC) Council will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at the Gordon County Agricultural Service Center located at 1282 Highway 53 Spur, S.W. in Calhoun, Georgia.

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The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging will hold three Public Hearings during the month of October 2019. The purpose of the meetings is to gain input into services needed for our aging population within the 15-county NW Georgia service area.

  • October 15, 2019 @ 10:00am
    Bremen Senior Center
    425 River Circle
    Bremen, GA 30110
  • October 22, 2019 @ 10:00am
    Catoosa County Senior Center
    144 Catoosa Circle
    Ringgold, GA 30736
  • October 24, 2019 @ 10:00am
    Gilmer County Senior Center
    111 Gilmer Street
    Ellijay, GA 30540

For more information or to submit written comments, please contact Lynne Reeves, AAA Director, Northwest Georgia Regional Commission; PO Box 1798; Rome, GA 30162 or by email at lreeves(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)nwgrc.org

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