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Area EDAs to examine business recruiting

WILLIAMSBURG — The Greater Williamsburg Partnership, a joint effort by the Economic Development Authorities of Williamsburg, James City County and York County is trying to identify the area's strengths and weaknesses to better target business recruiting.

"What we are trying to do is to identify what our selling points are as a region," said Williamsburg Economic Development Manager Michele DeWitt.

The Partnership, which will do economic development marketing for the region as a whole, is working with Market Street Services, a national community and economic development firm based in Atlanta. The firm has worked with more than 160 communities nationwide since...