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History Blends with Growth in Williamston and Martin County

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Progress for its county and seat could be perceived as inevitable. The county named for the last Royal Governor considerably contributed to Revolutionary and Confederate War efforts. Its development was continually impacted by the Roanoke River, which spurred the establishment of a Weyerhaeuser company plant. As for recent progress, education’s advancement beyond the public education level was assured in a community college opening in the early 1970s.
New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1973, p26-29, 36-39