Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Hurricane Matthew likely to accelerate population loss in Fair Bluff, North Carolina

Fair Bluff, before the deluge.

Hurricane Plunges a North Carolina Town’s Future Into Doubt, by Jess Bidgood and Alan Blinder.  (The New York Times, 10/11/2016)
The upheaval had a special sting here in a town that has tried, with no shortage of grit and heart, to remake itself in the face of economic shifts that have sucked the life out of so many other small towns. Now, Fair Bluff’s future looks even more challenging.

Source:  Wikipedia

African-Americans make up nearly 60% of current residents.

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