Downtown Development Authority


  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 3rd Tuesday each month
  • Train Depot Conference Room
    20 East Main Street South
    Hampton, GA 30228


  • Chair - Kesha White-Williams
  • Co-Chair - Charlie Varner
  • Treasurer - Yante Dvine
  • Secretary - Belincia Weatherby
  • Jaunte Jackson
  • Harold Rushing, Jr.
  • Council Representative Willie Turner
  • Staff: 
    • Executive Director Alex S. Cohilas
    • Finance Director Lenox Forsythe

Contact Us

Contact the Downtown Development Authority by email.

Hampton Downtown Development Authority Facade Grant Program

The Hampton Downtown Development Authority (HDDA) Façade Grant Program is administered by the HDDA and the Main Street Hampton Program. Typically commercial tenants or commercial property owners may receive reimbursements of 50% (not to exceed $1000) for the cost of the following:

  • Fresh Facades - Paint & Awnings 
  • Historic Storefront Restoration
  • Historic Masonry Stabilization
  • Non-historic Storefronts Renovation 
  • Non-conforming Feature Removal 
  • Signage 

You can download the application here.

Board Member Requirements