Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Carolina Country Vol. 1 Issue 3, Oct 1969
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Thomas W. Willis, director of East Carolina University Regional Development Institute, discusses how rural North Carolina communities can stop rural decline. The rural farm population is decreasing and undergoing drastic changes, as more people migrate to urban area. Rural and smaller communities should form an alliance in the pursuit of economic development and better opportunities of growth.
Harkers Island Electric Membership Corporation, the island’s only electric system, is promoting the development of a water system treatment plant and the creation of more jobs. This article discusses industries on Harkers Island, and what the community is doing to enhance development.