Fayette County GA

Category: Community

All Three of Fayette’s Cities are top 25 Safest in Georgia!

As anyone who lives in Fayette County knows, we are incredibly blessed with the safety within our communities. Safewise, a leading website detailing the safety of communities all around the world, has posted their 2018 safest cities list. Click here to read more.

Videos from the Summit are Live!

The long awaited summit videos are here! Each focus area is updated with the corresponding video, and there is a new About page with all of the videos from the summit. There are a total of six videos including the closing remarks from Pam Reid and the presentation by Rob Parker. Click here to be…
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2017 in Review: Connect, Advocate, Engage

This video was unveiled at the 2018 Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. It portrays what the Chamber is and what Create Your Story in Fayette County means. This video was filmed and produced by Chamber Member, Malt Maker Media. The Chamber uses three pillars to build and develop community within Fayette County. These pillars are:…
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Community Update December 2017

2017 Accomplishments for Goal 1: Foster leadership opportunities and civic engagement across all generations and ethnicity The 2018 Leadership Fayette class took on an exciting endeavor this fall; the completion of a civic health survey. The survey was done in conjunction with the National Conference on Citizenship and the Georgia Family Connection allowing Fayette County’s data to be compiled with…
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Fayette Visioning Strategic Plan Summary

Education Fayette County will have an education system that is recognized as a national and international leader CREATE A K-12 SYSTEM THAT IS RECOGNIZED AS A WORLD CLASS ASSET Establish opportunities for exchange between schools, business and the community at-large Expand internship opportunities so every student will have the option to gain work experience before…
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Community Update – May 2017

The Community’s Role in Branding While the new marketing blueprint that the Fayette Chamber and FCDA commissioned on behalf of Fayette Visioning is primarily focused on economic development and talent attraction, it also plays a role in community cohesiveness. DCI, who developed the blueprint, found that local events were often only promoted in the city…
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Community Update – April 2017

Voter engagement in March 21 special election by Mike Stachura, FV Community Chair On March 21, Fayette County held a special election for the special projects local option sales tax. This is the first SPLOST to pass since 2004. Fayette County’s 11-percent turnout was better than other counties with SPLOSTs held on the same day and…
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Community Update – January 2017

2016 Year in Review: Goals, Successes and Indicators

Community Update – November 2016

Community Lessons Learned from the Strategic Leadership Visit By Mike Stachura, Fayette Visioning Community Chair I was honored to participate in the Fayette Chamber’s Strategic Leadership visit in late October to Greenville, Rock Hill and Fort Mill all in South Carolina and Sugar Hill, Georgia. One of the biggest impacts I saw in these communities…
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Community Update – October 2016

Exercising the right to vote is one of the most important activities any U.S. citizen can do and an informed voter is critical to the election process. There is no lack of information about the presidential candidates but the down-ballot races, particularly at the local level, may require more work to gather information on the…
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