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With its own hospital, privately endowed public library, community college, exceptional park district, top-rated school district, historic downtown, businesses to service your needs and access to Fulton County’s expansive outdoor activities; Canton offers everything you need to live, raise a family, work, retire, learn, and play!

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The Chamber and SRPED has Moved!
The Chamber and SRPED has Moved!

We’re Settling in to our New Location Have you heard the news? The Canton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Spoon River Partnership for Economic Development (SRPED) has moved their office location right in the heart of the city in beautiful downtown Canton. The Canton Chamber, along with SRPED used to be located in the […]

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Vintage Nesbitt’s Soda Pop Machine Donated!
Vintage Nesbitt’s Soda Pop Machine Donated!

Vintage Nesbitt’s soda pop machine from Miller’s Bottling Works and the Canton Hotel There’s a new display at the Canton Area Heritage Center with ties to two former family-owned Canton businesses.  It’s a bright orange Nesbitt’s soda pop machine that dates back to the early 1940’s.  Nesbitt’s was known nationally throughout the 20th century for […]

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Canton Farmer’s Market is open!
Canton Farmer’s Market is open!

Farmer’s Market is open June thru September Canton Main Street’s Farmer’s Market’s opening day was Saturday, June 5th, in conjunction with the Canton Art on Main Fine Arts Festival. The Farmer’s Market will be open every Saturday until September 25th. On select weekends the market will feature food demonstrations or live local music! The Canton […]

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July Spotlight – MidAmerica National Bank!
July Spotlight – MidAmerica National Bank!

July 2021 Spotlight of the Month Oldest, for profit, business started in Canton that is still in existence! Canton Main Street is pleased to announce MidAmerica National Bank as the July Spotlight of the Month. MidAmerica National Bank located at 100 West Elm Street is the oldest, for profit, business which started in Canton and […]

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Helping Hands Resale Shoppe donates to Canton Main Street
Helping Hands Resale Shoppe donates to Canton Main Street

$8,606 total donated to 4 Organizations! In the month of June, Helping Hands Resale Shoppe gave away $8,606 to some wonderful groups in CANTON! Pictured left to right: Brenda Shawgo representing ST. JUDE RUNS, Wendy Mayall – store manager, Patty Hoffman representing BACK TO SCHOOL BOOK BASH, Amanda Woodruff representing CANTON MAIN STREET & John […]

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