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Workers line Marigold Place in the Blume subdivision in Harrisburg, NC.  150 homes have been built since construction began in 2013.  With 297 lots planned multiple homes are under construction with lots selling quickly. Photo by Marty Price

Harrisburg is a boom town for homebuilders large and small

By Marty Price. Nationally, new home sales have risen to the highest levels since 2007, but they’re still below the peak level of 1.39 million units in July 2005.  July was the first month that the rate exceeded 600,000 since early 2008. Before the recession, the last full year below that mark was in 1991. “Home […]

Harrisburg development is topic of Sept. 6 town meeting

Aug. 31. Residents, business owners and people who work in Harrisburg are invited to give the town input on future development near the Mecklenburg County line at an upcoming town meeting. Harrisburg is seeking public comments on on the type of commercial and residential development planned for Morehead West area, which is bordered by N.C. […]

Harrisburg looking for new town manager

Nov. 13. Harrisburg Town Council is looking for a replacements for Town Manager Michael Rose who has resigned. “I’m leaving Harrisburg with mixed emotions,” Rose said. “I’m taking a position to be closer to family, but am sorry to leave Harrisburg during this period of growth and opportunity. The town has a solid vision and professional staff […]


Harrisburg offering incentives to spruce up Hwy. 49 businesses

Oct. 6. The Town of Harrisburg is offering matching grants to businesses located on the NC Hwy. 49 corridor between Morehead and Roberta Road for façade and site improvements. Applications are due by 5 pm on Jan. 31. Businesses of any size are eligible. Qualified applicants may receive up to half of project costs—up to $20,000—depending on the […]


Part of a national trend, Harrisburg is buffing its brand

Sept. 25. The new welcome sign greeting residents and visitors as they travel north into Harrisburg on University City Boulevard is the first step in a multi-year plan to boost the town’s identity and create more cohesive and attractive signage and public spaces throughout Harrisburg. The new gateway is part of a broader plan to […]


Harrisburg requests site surveys for future parks

Aug. 18. Harrisburg’s Parks and Recreation Department is requesting qualifications from interested and qualified consulting firms for site survey and assessment on land being considered for future park space. Responses are due by Friday, Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. Services include, but are not limited to, boundary and topographic survey, including ALTA; environmental site assessment, including […]