Do Fulton, Montgomery and southern Hamilton counties have a lot to offer? You bet they do.
Welcome to the 2016 edition of The Leader-Herald’s Portraits. In it, you’ll get a closer look at the many positive characteristics of Fulton, Montgomery and southern Hamilton counties.
This edition contains photos and stories about the people, industry and businesses of our area. The magazine will take you on a tour of education, tourism, recreation, health care and the financial sector. Portraits will show you many of the reasons our area is a great place to live and raise a family. We’re home to countless organizations aiming to improve the quality of life for local residents. Many local companies are offering great jobs and strengthening our economy. The area has plenty of housing opportunities and many viable local businesses serving people’s every need. Tourism is a major local industry, with numerous historic sites and attractions, and there’s no shortage of entertainment and recreational opportunities, such as sports venues, theaters, art galleries, ski centers and, of course, lakes and hiking trails. All of these attributes are reflected in Portraits.
This year’s edition also puts a spotlight on the local real estate market, planning for retirement, industrial growth, recreational snowmobiling, the outlook for small businesses, Office for Aging services, the police academy at Fulton-Montgomery Community College and local fitness trends, among other topics.
We hope you’ll take some time to flip through the pages of our 2016 edition of Portraits.