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for Business North Carolina Vol. 39 Issue 1, January 2019
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What happened to Belmont was common in many Southern states: the loss of mills due to factors such as outsourcing. This small city survived losing its former occupational and economic lifeblood by mill buildings becoming condos, apartments, and retail outlets; capitalizing on its proximity to Charlotte; a generous infusion of Millennial aged entrepreneurial spirit.
Moore County, once a retirement mecca, is now known for its opportunities in education, health care employment, and tourism. These opportunities, along with a proximity to Fort Bragg, led to this county having the best rural economy in the state and Pinehurst/Southern Pines rising to 27 in an economic-strength ranking of micropolitan communities.