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for Southern City Vol. 65 Issue 3, May/June 2015
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Fish harvesting in the 1950s put Beaufort, North Carolina on the map, but when the industry collapsed town officials turned to historic preservation and tourism for economic stability. Beaufort's current mayor, Richard Stanley, discusses his past and present work to sustain tourism in the coastal town.
Mount Airy's mayor, Steve Yokeley, describes how the town has bounced back since the closing of the textile mills in the 1990s and how the loss of historic preservation tax credits could present obstacles to further development.