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Columbus County is expanding its economic potential with such projects as a new industrial park, natural gas lines, speculative buildings, a new Industrial Training Center, and a travel and tourism office.
Columbus County, formed in 1808 from parts of neighboring counties, is NEW EAST magazine's featured county of the month. Thompson discusses the history of the county and current economic conditions.
Whiteville, North Carolina is a town of progressive stores and is the center of a wide trading area. This article provides the history and growth of the town, which serves as a model of progressiveness as North Carolina seeks to move forward.
Towns like Fair Bluff in Columbus County, NC were so badly damaged by Hurricane Matthew, their leaders wonder if it’s better to start over somewhere else. The impact the hurricane has had on businesses in Fair Bluff is detailed. The town was struggling before the storm and while business is slowly picking up, many business owners are considering not reopening and moving elsewhere.