Albany, Dougherty Co. look for new image in design bid - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Albany, Dougherty Co. look for new image in design bid

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany and Dougherty County's image is getting a branding and marketing makeover.

On Wednesday the Albany Dougherty Economic Development Commission approved a proposal with Lattimer Communications.

The Atlanta based company will help design a campaign, focusing on improving the image of the city and county. Folks with the company will conduct research and engage the community to help the design campaign.

"Part of our challenge is convincing ourselves that, 'hey we are a great place,'" notes Economic Development President Ted Clem. "We do have many attractive things here that makes it a good location for a business, makes it a good place to live and raise a family."

The 52 week contract is for more than $150,000. EDC President Ted Clem says they hope to begin implementing the plan in January. The first phase of the campaign will be completed in June.

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • The Latest: Irma weakens into a tropical depression

    The Latest: Irma weakens into a tropical depression

    Monday, September 11 2017 3:27 AM EDT2017-09-11 07:27:29 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 2:42 AM EDT2017-09-12 06:42:09 GMT
    Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm as the massive hurricane zeroed in on the Tampa Bay region early Monday after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages.More >>
    Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm as the massive hurricane zeroed in on the Tampa Bay region early Monday after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages.More >>
  • Sisters face drug charges in Coffee Co.

    Sisters face drug charges in Coffee Co.

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:44 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:44:52 GMT
    (Source: Coffee Co. Sheriff)(Source: Coffee Co. Sheriff)

    Krystel Merritt and Christina Maria Lott of Douglas are behind bars at the Coffee County Jail following a lengthy investigation by drug agents. 

    More >>

    Krystel Merritt and Christina Maria Lott of Douglas are behind bars at the Coffee County Jail following a lengthy investigation by drug agents. 

    More >>
  • Albany Target to hire seasonal employees soon

    Albany Target to hire seasonal employees soon

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:33 AM EDT2017-09-19 09:33:16 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    Nationwide, the company plans to hire 100,000 seasonal employees to help with the demand.

    More >>

    Nationwide, the company plans to hire 100,000 seasonal employees to help with the demand.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly