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for Popular Government Vol. 28 Issue 4, Dec 1961
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Governor Sanford collaborating with the Institute for Government organized a convention of officials from four counties to confer on the issue of economic development in Ahoskie on October 23, 1961. The group discussed issues of economic progress through new civic projects like highways and water treatment facilities and how the western portion of the state exceeds the Piedmont and eastern part in economic progress.
Part II of this series addresses the nineteen bills before the 1961 General Assembly concerning representation in the state's House and Senate. Some of these measures pertained to redistricting the Senate and House, amending the Constitution to implement redistricting, and matters of rotating Senators.
Ahoskie began an aggressive urban development program in 1959. City planners emphasized the role of downtown as the heart of community and economic progress. Modernizing the central business district spelled success for downtown Ahoskie in the mid-20th-century.