Food for thought: Wilmington College and the buy local question

Gus Sevastos Editorials, Staff Writer   Starting a business is difficult, especially for entrepreneurs looking to start a business in Clinton County. Chris Schock, Executive Director of the Clinton County Regional Planning Committee, said, “We [Clinton County] currently have the lowest percentage of locally owned businesses than we have in years past.” Since the 2008 economic downturn and more specifically, the closure of DHL, the Wilmington economy has been hurting. Many jobs have been lost and the recovery has been very slow and painful for many businesses around town. In…

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