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Celebrating National Historic Preservation Month

We proudly recognize May as National Historic Preservation Month. The National Trust for Historic Preservation was established in 1973 as a way to promote historic places for the purpose of instilling national and community pride, promoting heritage tourism, and showing the social and economic benefits of historic preservation. Mrs. Ellie Loudermilk, president of the Perry Area Historical Society, is pictured with City of Perry Downtown Manager Jazmin Thomas, and Mayor...

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City Hires Downtown Manager

The City of Perry is thrilled to welcome Ms. Jazmin Thomas as the new Downtown Manager. An integral part of the Perry team, Ms. Thomas will be the “eyes and ears” of the City in the Downtown Development District. She will serve as the liaison between the City and District property owners, businesses, and visitors. “Our historic downtown is at the heart of what makes Perry a great place to live, work, and play. We’re excited for Ms. Thomas to continue the great work of promoting...

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Nearly $1 Million in Business Tax Credits Awarded Since 2018

The City of Perry assisted local businesses obtain nearly one million dollars in business tax credits under the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Rural Zone program. The Rural Zone program offers tax credits to eligible businesses for job creation, investment, and building rehabilitation. Since 2018, Perry is one of the state’s most successful Rural Zone communities by creating 100 new jobs and reducing the downtown vacancy rate from 30% to 5%. Ashley Hardin, City of...

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