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The Town of Carrboro has received 70 applications for the town’s economic development director position, but officials aren’t sure when they will make their final selection.

The job aims to stimulate local businesses and has been vacant since former director James Harris retired Feb. 1.

“We are looking for someone who understands our local living economy, and someone who understands the position needs to be tied into the community,” said Carrboro Board of Aldermen member Joal Hall Broun.

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