Another partnership was finalized Monday as Tim Rainey, Corps of Engineers Project Manager at Lake Lanier, and Brent Holloway, Hall County’s Director of Parks and Community Services, co-signed the Partner Operations Plan. This collaboration opens a new chapter in maintaining and enhancing our parks and recreation areas for all our visitors, according to the Corps. (Corps photo. L-R: Rainey, Holloway)
The county commission signed-off on the plan late last month and you can read more about how the concept will work in this EARLIER STORY:
Hall commissioners vote to begin co-op agreement on three federal parks (wgtjradio.com)
The first of the agreements was signed a few days ago with Dawson County Parks & Recreation.
The Corps announced plans for them in June.
Challenge Cost Sharing Cooperative Management Agreement > Mobile District > Press Releases (army.mil)
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Ken was born in Moultrie, Georgia, and says he knew from the time he was 5 or 6 he wanted to be a “radio announcer.” That dream was realized when he was hired by Moultrie radio station WMTM in 1960 at the age of 15 as a weekend disc jockey. A 1963 graduate of Moultrie (now Colquitt County) High School, he has spent his whole career in Georgia working for stations in Atlanta, Marietta, and Gainesville – most recently as News Director for 40 years at WDUN in Gainesville. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force Reserves.
Ken retired in 2011 but came out of retirement last year to help GLORY, on a part-time basis, beef-up its online news presence.
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