Chamber of Commerce opens after a year of renovations
Marshall Hooks, Blakely/Early County Chamber of Commerce President
Ribbon cutting ceremony was held to open the building
The Alexander Building went under a year of renovations
BLAKELY, GA (WALB) -
The Blakely/Early County Chamber of Commerce has a new look after
undergoing renovations for a year.
The two story Alexander Building is officially open to the public
Renovations started a year ago after structural concerns.
The project was funded by the Bynum family along with city and
county taxpayers, and private individuals.
of Commerce president hopes the new building will boost economic development.
"We do hope that this building would spurn economic
development throughout Blakely and Early County, we would love to see all of
the buildings in the square be renovated at some point in time and so this is
really just a stepping stone to get to that point," Marhsall Hooks, Chamber of Commerce
The County plans to renovate the Blakely theatre next door at the
beginning of next year.