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Hanniford named Main Street program coordinator

AMERICUS — S. Haley Hanniford has been hired as the program coordinator for the City of Americus’ Main Street Department.

Haley Hanniford is a native of Charleston, S.C., and currently lives in Plains. She graduated cum laude from Darton College with an associate’s degree in liberal arts and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Andrew College, Cuthbert. She is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa and Sigma Delta Mu honor societies.

“After a strenuous, yet thoughtful process, there were several applicants who exemplified positive attributes that would be beneficial to Main Street. Haley’s energy and enthusiasm for downtown is what qualified her as the best candidate for the position,” says Main Street Director Qaijuan Willis. “I look forward to working with her and continuing our efforts to make downtown Americus the place to be.”

Main Street Board Chair Angela Smith says, “I am excited that Haley has joined the Main Street office and feel her personality and talents are well-suited for the role. I am glad to have her on the team and look forward to working with Haley, Qaijuan, the Board, and volunteers who serve the organization.”

The purpose of the Main Street program coordinator is to assist the director of Americus Main Street and the Downtown Development Authority in efforts to revitalize downtown Americus through business recruitment and retention, improvements to the downtown infrastructure, community engagement, and events of the Main Street program. For more information visit  www.americusga.gov/downtown-americus