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Category: Place

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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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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