New Brockton elected officials are trying to bring a supermarket and restaurant to their community.
And a similar effort is taking place in Southwest Coffee County.
Roy Stanford recently opened a restaurant and service station along Highway 52 in Kinston.
The town's assistant volunteer fire chief says it's time area residents invest in their hometown.
The shutdown of a textile plant five years ago triggered several store closings.
Stanford says his eatery is already paying dividends.
Residents and visitors alike are once again coming to Kinston.
Kinston has a population of around six-hundred residents.
Officials hope to expand the local tax base by individuals opening retail businesses in the small Coffee County community.
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