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Title Planning Body To Assist Growing Towns
Title Note Page 3D
Date March 2, 1958
Description Western North Carolina wants more labor, more industry, and more growth. Western North Carolina Regional Planning Commission established through an act of the North Carolina General Assembly set to deal with issue. Plans for road building and community development.
Commentary Western North Carolina wants more roads built and more industry and tourism to boost their economies. Similar desires led to the building of the Parkway, some years earlier.
Location Location Name: Asheville
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.60095
Longitude: -82.55402
Creator Individual Karl Fleming
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Industries
Tourism
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill