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Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc. Mission

"Diversify the economy, create high quality jobs and provide a future for the families and youth of Franklin and Southampton."

Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc. Goals

Market the community's assets to diversify the economy, attract new businesses with capital investment and opportunities for job creation.

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Provide technical and business assistance to existing firms so they will expand their current business with new capital investment and jobs.


Develop programs that will enhance the community's ability to foster small business growth and further develop a business climate for entrepreneurs to effectively create quality local jobs.


Create an atmosphere to foster tourism development that will take advantage of the community's existing natural and historic assets and business opportunities for new destination oriented attractions for outside investors.