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Counties in Motion

Thomas Stith, the Kenan Institute’s program director for economic development, delivered the keynote address,  “Navigate Your Future,” to the N.C. Association of County Commissioners’ Annual Conference, Counties in Motion, on Aug. 17.

Stith reported on the impact of shifting populations, demographic changes and markets, and shared results and video clips of a survey of county officials and business people from across North Carolina who discussed how those factors are affecting their economic health, business growth and job creation.

For more information on N.C. trends and strategies for creating economic prosperity, contact Thomas Stith, program director for economic development, (919) 962.8444,