The first decade of the new millennium yielded plenty of interesting changes for Shelby County, from a boom of growth in businesses, population and infrastructure, to busts in jobs, tobacco and the housing sector.
Shelby County rode the waves of American advances in technology, while setting itself apart in areas like the horse industry. Shelby leaders weighed in on the biggest changes of the past 10 years.
Economic, population growth
In terms of sheer growth, the past decade was the biggest for the City of Simpsonville, Mayor Steve Eden said.