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Conover and Wilmington were named winners of the Susan M. Burgess Sustainability Awards. The award, which was established in 2010, is an annual award recognizing efforts to lessen the environmental impact of municipal operations and to promote and encourage sustainability throughout the community.
After Broyhill Furniture closed its factory in downtown Conover, NC, the town purchased the 27-acre property before it had plans for its future use. With citizen and political co-operation, a revitalization plan for the site was developed that accounted for transportation needs, environmental concerns, business opportunities and cultural heritage.