"It could be another good year for growth [Business]." Red Springs Citizen [Red Springs, NC]. April 3, 2017.
Eric Dent reports that in Site Selection Magazine, Lumberton ranked 9th in the nation in corporate investment in a micropolitan area. Overall, North Carolina was 4th in the nation for attracted and expanding businesses. North Carolina has had a good year for economic growth and tourist attraction. The economic activity is important because it helped fund government programs.