Community Development News

Houston County Schools Named Georgia's Best Employer 

The Houston County School District has been named the best employer in the state of Georgia by Forbes. Of 100 large employers in the state, the District is in first place.

Warner Robins appoints new director of Community and Economic Development (August 2021)

Warner Robins Mayor Randy Toms and members of City Council appointed Kate Hogan as the new director of the Community and Economic Development Department.  Hogan worked as Director of Economic Development and Marketing for the city of Centerville for the past 5 years.

Warner Robins council votes to merge economic, community development departments (June 2021)

Warner Robins City Council took a vote on whether to merge two city agencies, the Community Development and Economic Development departments, and abolish two director positions Monday evening.

Habitat for Humanity, Wells Fargo partner to help build affordable housing (September 2020) 

The Wells Fargo Foundation awarded a $15,000 grant to Houston County Habitat for Humanity to build an affordable home in Warner Robins.  The two organizations partnered to help build affordable housing.

Robins Air Force Base set to open software lab (March 2020)

The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex and community partners are bringing a software laboratory to Houston County.  A ceremony was held on Thursday at the future facility near Park Place Drive. This will be the second software operation established outside the air force base gates in 2020.

New housing for veterans, active-duty members in Warner Robins (November 2019)

Gateway Pointe One located on South Armed Forces Boulevard is now open for its residents. The 90-unit community is a multiphase initiative that is a part of the Warner Robins Master Plan.