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Downtown Foley - A Renaissance of Economics

January 13th, 2021

There is a lot of action and excitement going on in Downtown Foley. 2020 was not the best of years, with COVID and Hurricanes Sally and Zeta. There are and there will continue to be struggles resulting in the need to be creative and proactive in 2021. So, it is great to see positive activity in the Downtown Foley District.

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Downtown Gadsden survives 2020

January 12th, 2021

Kay Moore, Downtown Gadsden Inc. Executive Director, Reflects on 2020

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Shop Local license plates to support small businesses

January 11th, 2021

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WTVY) -- Main Street Alabama is creating more ways to help support local small businesses. Main street is working with the state to create "Shop Local Support Small" license plates. The license plate is available to everyone in the state.

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RELEASE: Main Street Alabama Announces New City Application Workshops

January 7th, 2021

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Communities can learn about a hands-on, proven approach to revitalize downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts during one of three workshops this month. Main Street Alabama, a non-profit organization and state coordinating program of Main Street America, will explain the different tiers of membership including the application process of becoming a state-designated community and nationally accredited Main Street program in Jasper on January 12, Foley on January 19, and Athens on January 26. All workshops are 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and registration is required through Main Street Alabama's website,

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Wedowee citizens think outside the box

January 6th, 2021

WEDOWEE - On Sept. 24- 25, 2020, more than 15 students, all third- and fifth-year students from Auburn University Urban Studio, Marshall Anderson, managing partner with Design Initiative of Birmingham, local business leaders and 52 area residents took part in a two-day workshop that led to an additional workshop in October.

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