Tiny towns hoped river would bring tourists. It brought a flood instead

By Colin Campbell, NCInsider.com TRENTON — The Trent River is supposed to be an asset for the tiny Jones County towns of Trenton and Pollocksville. Seeking a share of the tourism that boosts nearby New Bern and beach communities, town leaders have promoted outdoor recreation along the picturesque river that winds slowly through the rural county. Trenton’s website features photos of…

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