Main Street & Rural Planning Announcements

We're excited to launch our newest feature, where you can learn more about how our Main Street staff and Rural Planners are assisting local communities.

Check back soon for more announcements!

During Small Business Week, Governor Roy Cooper visited several businesses in Downtown New Bern. Surf, Wind and Fire, a surf-inspired outdoor specialty shop with a focus on surfing, skating, hiking, and camping was on the tour.  read more...

Liz Parham, director of the NC Main Street & Rural Planning Center, conducted a program assessment and site visit with Marin Tomlin, Executive Director of the Downtown Statesville Development Corporation. Highlights include the award-winning streetscape improvement project, wayfinding signage, the art park, and new businesses that have opened in downtown. read more...

NC Main Street is a Main Street America™ Coordinating Program.

As a Main Street America™ Coordinating Program, NC Main Street helps to lead a powerful, grassroots network consisting of over 40 Coordinating Programs and over 1,200 neighborhoods and communities across the country committed to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.

National Trust for Historic Preservation, ® Main Street ® and Four-Point Approach ® are registered trademarks of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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