City Of Hazard Growth

The City of Hazard saw major growth in 2021.Downtown Coordinator Bailey Richards said 16 businesses opened downtown.Those businesses created 47 new jobs.She added 11 of those businesses fall into categories the city is recruiting like restaurants, retail, arts, etc.The city purchased the Grand Hotel in 2021. Richards said the cleanup will begin “any day.”Richards said the city hosted North Fork Music Fest and Oktoberfest. Both events doubled their 2019 attendance.

Source: MG News

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