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The Role of Main Street in Economic Development

In years gone by, Main Street often served as the commercial center for many small towns. Whether a farmer bringing goods and crops to market, or a banker issuing loans for the growth of homes and businesses, these downtown communities were the hub of business life. ...

Person County GIS – ED’s Necessary Ally

Sallie Vaughn, GISP, Person County GIS Manager It has been said that Economic Development (ED) is a team sport. On this blog, we have run series about what site selectors look for in assisting new and expanding industries to choose the best locations. There have been...

Resources for Small Business and Entrepreneurs

Person County EDC would like to encourage small business owners and entrepreneurs to utilize the resources available this summer and fall through Piedmont Community College’s Small Business Center! Please see the list of available seminars below. PCC Small...

Economic Development Update for July 10, 2017

  Just after noon today, the Person County Board of Commissioners appointed 7 citizens to serve on the newly-reconstituted Person County Economic Development Commission, hereinafter referred to as EDC. The EDC includes 7 members from the community along with a...