Four old boats (and the $100K to remove them) stand in way of industrial park

Four discarded fishing boats the size of school buses are holding up what could become a marine industrial park on Far Creek. Extracting them would cost about $100,000. “We’ve got great hopes for this area,” said Kris Noble, Hyde County economic developer. “It’s bad when somebody leaves a little sailboat in the channel. But this is that 10 times over.” The Engelhard Marine Industrial Park could attract needed jobs, Noble said. A metal building sits on the 7.5-acre tract with public water and sewer. Read the rest here 10:56

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