Downtown management looks to reach out to shoppers & businesses

You may have noticed the new signs around downtown

You may have noticed the new signs around downtown. It's part of a new look that officials hope to use to make the area more lively.

Downtown Manager Aaron Blair says he wants to use social media to attract people to the area.

"Social media is really your gateway to your 20's 30's and even 40 somethings right now. And that is how most people are getting their information. Hand held newspaper is really in the past now. Social media has such instant impact for people, with their mobile devices, they get information instantly," said Blair.

It may be working at least two new businesses are scheduled to open up in the coming months.