House budget proposal would cut support for Small Town Main Street Programs
Highlands town manager Jim Fatland believes that in these economic times, it is more important than ever to support local small businesses.
“When you have a down economy, you need to be proactive in stimulating jobs,” said Fatland. “We feel the Main Street Program does just that.”
The Town of Highlands, which was selected a year ago to participate in the North Carolina Small Town Main Street Program, has made great strides in moving its downtown forward, in part through the strong support from staff who coordinate the program in the Western North Carolina region, says Fatland.