Fayette County GA

Month: May 2016

Branding Q&A

What is branding? Branding is the term for the identity – built through marketing and messaging – of a product, service, organization, individual and yes, even a community. Scott Cook, co-founder of Intuit pointed out, “A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is – it is what consumers tell each other…
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Economy Update May 2016

The Economy Committee, in partnership with Clayton State, has completed a small business survey.  They survey was targeted to small businesses not affiliated with a franchise or branch business model.  Thirty-two surveys were completed. For those businesses completing the survey, the average number of full-time employees was 9.5 with two part-time employees and one seasonal employee.  …
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Community Update May 2016

Fayette Forward Inspires a Generation to Act By Jennifer Jordan, Arch Advisory Group Have you heard the buzz? The buzz about Fayette County has spread like wildfire since the Fayette Forward event this March. Fayette Forward inspired a group of young citizens to step up, get involved in the Fayette community and engage in a…
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Place Update May 2016

Microprojects Make Big Community Impact From Keith Larson, Community Service Project Coordinator Southern Conservation Trust During 2015, a total of 75 Eagle Scout and 7 Girl Scout Goal Award projects were completed in Fayette County. These projects were planned and led by high-school-age youth to specifically meet public and non-profit beneficiary needs, and averaged more…
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Education Update May 2016

Teachers to Create STEAM Lessons after Touring Local Industries By Melinda Berry-Dreisbach, Public Information Officer Fayette County Board of Education STEAM is an educational concept that integrates science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with art (the “A” in STEM) to help prepare students for 21st century careers. STEAM is more than teaching the individual subjects.…
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