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Fayette County Day of Sharing

Fayette County Day of Sharing

Join Fayette County on Wednesday, October 5th, for Day of Sharing – a community-wide day of volunteering! Fayette County individuals, businesses, students, teams, and organizations will come together to clean parks, collect and serve food,…

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Falling for Festivals

It’s almost autumn in East Central Indiana and we’ve got an exciting festival season lined up! From fall fun to historical reenactments, there’s an event for everyone. Many festivals are either free to the public…

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Local Companies Expand with Assistance from EDIT Funds

Two Wayne County companies – Vandor Group and Dot Transportation – recently announced expansions with help from an Economic Development Income Tax (EDIT) grant from the EDC of Wayne County. Vandor is investing in its…