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Category: Place

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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Place Update December 2017

2017 accomplishments for Goal 1: Develop additional quality of life amenities In April, the “Create Your Story” branding campaign was launched.  The campaign’s goal is to increase economic development and talent attraction while building community cohesiveness. Fayetteville and the Fayette Chamber were the first to update their logos to match the campaign. Fayette County and…
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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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Place Update – May 2017

Creating Place, Creating Story  Creating a community-wide brand, a goal under the Place committee, is underway with the first step, creating a marketing blueprint and brand mark, is now completed. DCI was engaged to develop the blueprint and the brand. When DCI began their research, they found that Fayette Countians valued family, community and safety…
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Place Update – April 2017

Jurisdictions to move forward on SPLOST projects The passage of the one-penny SPLOST will help Fayette County and its municipalities fund a number of key infrastructure, safety, roads and quality-of-life projects. On Fayette County’s project list is the repair and replacement of miles of stormwater pipes that are at the end of their lifespan, deteriorated…
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Place Update – January 2017

2016 Year in Review: Goals, Successes and Indicators

Place Update – November 2016

Place Lessons Learned from the Strategic Leadership Visit By Vickie Butler, Fayette Visioning Place Chair On October 23, I, along with 45 other community leaders, boarded a bus headed to Greenville, Rock Hill and Fort Mill all in South Carolina and Sugar Hill, Georgia.  The Fayette Strategic Leadership Visit was underway. All of these communities…
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Place Update – October 2016

The development process is an interesting, often messy, mesh of citizen input, comprehensive planning and market forces. The public provides input on what kind of development they’d like to see and it is not uncommon that some want no development whatsoever. The planners try to determine what growth is best to sustain community vitality within…
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Place Update – August 2016

As one of the more rural counties in the Metro Atlanta area, Fayette County has unique livability offerings.  Fayetteville, founded in 1823 offers historic charm with modern amenities such as one of the best hospitals in the nation.  Peachtree City, with its villages and multiuse path system, is like no other place for family and…
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Place Update June 2016

by Carlotta Ungaro One year ago, my Fayette Citizen column was titled, “What’s In a Brand?” I talked about the importance of community branding because the Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) had plans for a new brand.  However, during their due diligence, FCDA decided their branding effort would be stronger if it also included two…
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