Haywood County has been through too much. On top of the pandemic, the school district had a ransomware attack on August 24, 2020; Tropical Depression Fred brought mudslides and historic flooding to the county on August 17, 2021; and now the mill is closing.
The leaders of the town and the county, the school district and the community college are at the very beginning of a long process that will turn the closing of the mill into an opportunity, not just for Canton but for all of North Carolina.
As they assess their needs and address the challenges and opportunities in the days and months ahead, they will need resources from the federal, state, and local government in addition to philanthropy, but they will also need our support.
You can start by reading and sharing our article. Thank you! #HaywoodStrong
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