Beaufort County Groundbreaking

Wednesday marked the official ground breaking of the newest quick start building at the Beaufort County Industrial Park in Washington. Business owners and county leaders took part in the event; they say signifies the county's economic future. County commissioners say the area took a major financial hit after companies withdrew from the county a few years ago so it's good to have new growth now. Officials say the newest quick start building will be designed for pharmaceutical manufacturers and can house up to a hundred employees.