September 21, 2012
Clayton County and City of Morrow officials argue closing the Georgia Archives would have a negative impact on education, tourism and economic development in the county.
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University’s archival studies director also on panel
Two Clayton State University representatives will help lead a nine-member group of educators and librarians who will oversee the transition of the Georgia Archives from the Secretary of State’s office to the University System of Georgia, the USG announced Wednesday evening.
Supporters, business leaders readying for battle ahead
Thursday’s announcement that the Georgia Archives will stay open and transfer to the University System of Georgia’s control next summer doesn’t mark the end of the fight to save the Morrow-based facility, according to supporters and business leaders.
Closing facility would impact education, economic development
The Georgia Archives may serve the entire state, but its deep roots in Clayton County mean closing it to the public would hurt several area businesses and educational institutions.