The new Downtown Alliance wants to improve Jasper's downtown with organized community planning.
What would increase tourism in Jasper? How can connectivity be improved in the city? How can Jasper businesses be supported and the quality of downtown be improved?
These are questions the new Downtown Alliance, an initiative of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce, have been charged with answering.
The group is only five or six meetings deep but according to members - which include business and property owners in Jasper’s central business district - excitement is high. Group co-chair Jack Dunn, owner of Jasper Drug & Gifts, told council this initiative is a chance to encourage and prepare for growth and “bring Jasper’s business district to the next level.”
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