City of Wetumpka announces new hotel coming to downtown

City of Wetumpka announces new hotel coming to downtown
(Source: WSFA 12 News)

WETUMPKA, AL (WSFA) - Once again, Reporter Melissa Johnson brought you another Hometown Spotlight. This time she was in the city of Wetumpka where Mayor Jerry Willis announced a new hotel is coming to downtown.

This announcement, made exclusively first on Today in Alabama, stated that a new Hampton Inn will be breaking ground downtown today at 11 a.m. Also the historical Fain hotel will be reopened to serve as a food and beverage source for downtown.

We will continue to give you the details for this new economic development announcement. Check back here for updates.

Melissa will also spotlighted a few of the things that make Wetumpka unique during Today in Alabama, including new plans in the works for the Impact Crater and ongoing developments along the downtown area.

Be sure to follow Melissa on Twitter at WSFA_MelissaJ for more behind the scenes information on this morning's spotlight announcement.

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