October 19, 2013 10:00 PM

‘Reality Check’ aims to help the Midlands get a grip on growth

The Midlands – a roughly circular, eight-county area stretching from Newberry to St. Matthews, Swansea to Camden, Lexington to Sumter – is expected to grow to 1.31 million people by 2040 from 860,000 today. The number of the jobs in the area is expected to swell by 160,000.

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