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HCDA Reminds Local Businesses to Be Prepared for Hurricane Irma

As hurricane models shift, local businesses should prepare and plan now. The Hamilton County Development Authority (HCDA) is reminding the county’s businesses to plan and prepare for Hurricane Irma as the storm develops in the Atlantic Ocean. According to the National...

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HCDA Awards Commercial Beautification Grant to Ahead of Time Hair Salon

HCDA awards Commercial Beautification Micro-Grant Program to Jacqueline and Dwight Pollock of Ahead of Time Hair Salon in Jasper. The grant program seeks to improve the visual appearance of and support businesses in Hamilton County. The Pollocks used the $1,000 grant award to upgrade the salon’s exterior by replacing existing wood siding with engineered board siding and paint. The renovations totaled more than $2,000.

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HCDA Executive Director Named to Visit Florida Committee

Representing Hamilton County on Culture, Nature, Heritage and Rural Committee Today, the Hamilton County Development Authority (HCDA) announced Executive Director Susan Ramsey has been named to the Culture, Nature, Heritage and Rural Committee of VISIT FLORIDA. The...

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Cheek & Scott Drugs, Inc. Opens In Hamilton County

Today, the Hamilton County Development Authority (HCDA) announced that Cheek & Scott Drugs, Inc. of Live Oak has opened its doors in Hamilton County. The family-owned pharmacy employs the six staff members and offers prescription fulfillment, medical devices as...

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Swift Straw to Open First Florida Location in Hamilton County

Today, the Hamilton County Development Authority (HCDA) announced that Swift Straw of Atlanta, Georgia will open its first Florida location in Jasper. Swift Straw, an agriculture-based business, will occupy the former ESP window factory warehouse providing needed...

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HCDA Welcomes Cheek & Scott Drugs, Inc. to Jasper

Family owned pharmacy to employ six positions in Hamilton County Today, the Hamilton County Development Authority (HCDA) announced that Cheek & Scott Drugs, Inc. of Live Oak will open its first site in Jasper. The location, which is expected to open in Spring of...

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HCDA’s Business Roundtable Creates Connections

Businesses engage on county’s economic development efforts In September, the Hamilton County Development Authority (HCDA) held a business roundtable to engage local leaders in the county’s economic development efforts. The discussion follows the completion of the...

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