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These bold duos are leading the creative sectors of their city's economies. LAUREL Austin and Bethany Byrd are shaking things up in Laurel. As president of Own Your Hill, a specialized internet marketing consultancy, Bethany has changed the way outsiders see her small town while Austin is crossing borders with music born and bred here as part of two local ensembles, Harbor and The Devil Music Company. Bethany and Austin are taking their vision of creative growth one step further by opening their co-working space, The Shop Co.Work, in Laurelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s budding downtown, opening this spring.
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