News

July 25, 2019

Mebane lands 400 jobs, $40 million behind incentive package

Swiss industrial equipment maker ABB plans to add more than 400 jobs in Orange County after receiving an incentive package worth a total of $7.6 million.

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July 25, 2019

Black’s Tire brings 26 new jobs, $2.7 million investment to Whiteville

Black’s Tire Service, Inc, a tire distributor and service company, will invest $2.7 million to expand their current distribution center in Whiteville, North Carolina. The expansion will create 26 jobs, and doubles the size of the warehouse.

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May 28, 2019

New commercial tenant taking 16,000 square feet in Loray Mill

Though steeped in history as a flagship of the bygone textile industry, the Loray Mill in Gastonia hasn’t hosted any manufacturing operations in a quarter century. But that will change soon when the redeveloped building welcomes a new commercial tenant into a sizeable portion of space on its east end.

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May 28, 2019

City OKs $20,000 grant to revitalize Emporium location in downtown Hickory

An investor is looking to renovate the Emporium building in downtown Hickory with a bit of financial help from the city.

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May 28, 2019

Dssolvr, a brewery and more, renovates unit in historic downtown Asheville building

The 16-foot wooden doors at 63 N. Lexington Ave. have long remained shuttered, though that hasn't hampered public interest in what lies behind.

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May 28, 2019

City puts focus on downtown incentives

Rocky Mount has an aging downtown and many neglected buildings, but a city official is quick to point out the municipal government has financial incentives to help stimulate rehabilitation efforts.

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May 21, 2019

Marion Initiative Revives Downtown Business

It was a only a matter of time before state economic development officials would find the GEM of Marion.

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May 21, 2019

New Life – VIDA – Coming to Downtown Kannapolis

What was once nondescriptly called the "Demonstration Project" in downtown Kannapolis is now coming about as a catalyst for the city's future.

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April 4, 2019

Gibson Mill Market to bring dining hall and more shopping to historic mill

A new food hall-style dining and shopping area is coming to Gibson Mill in early 2020.

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April 4, 2019

Explore Elkin still going strong

Since its beginning in March of 2017, Jeff Eidson, chairman of the initiative, said a number of events are being held to bring people to Elkin, including monthly food truck Fridays, Live at Five music events, downtown block parties and more.

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