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Project Scope

Members from CPNI and NCGrowth met with local officials and community members from the Town of Erwin for a two-day workshop held on November 16-17, 2017 in Erwin, NC. The workshop served to discuss the revitalization of town assets as well as promote economic growth and development. The two day workshop focused on the Historic Erwin Mill, Historic Mill Housing Stock, Erwin Elementary School, Good Hope Hospital, Recreational Assets, Marketing and Branding, and US Highway 421 Transportation Corridor. Click here to view all the photos from the Erwin trip.

Team Members


  • Martine Aurelien, Analyst/Intern NC Growth
  • Carolyn Fryberger, NC Growth


  • Doug Burns, team leader – ksq design
  • Mike Bedell, Balfour Beatty Construction
  • Jessica Freeman, CPN of NC
  • Anne Goodson, Barringer Construction
  • Emily Hinton, Lindsey Architects
  • Phil Jones, UNC-Charlotte
  • Avery Monroe, RMF Engineering, Inc.
  • Jim Schenck, Conner Gwyn Schenck PLLC


 Create a Comprehensive Master Plan that Includes— (a) A historical designation for the original mill and mill village, or (b) A designation of the entire mill property as an overlay district for mixed-use
 Engage in a Public-Private Partnership with Campbell University & Central Carolina Community College
 Leverage the Local Non-profit Harnett Community Group
 Conduct Analyses of and Site Visits to former Mills and Facilities


Final Summary

Click here to read the Erwin Report.