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West Iredell High School holds career fair

PRESS RELEASE Speaking to a gymnasium filled with high school seniors, Sam Mishler, Plant Director of Niagara Bottling in Mooresville shocked the crowd around his table with this fact…”We are the largest private label bottler in the United States”, he said. “Last year we bottled 1.6 billion bottles of water at our Mooresville location.” These […]

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Statesville Regional Development releases annual report

Statesville Regional Development has released its annual report, outlining economic activities of 2016. Under business and industrial, the report shows $7 million of investment between Car-Mel Products and Technogym.  The two created a total of 130 new jobs.  Nearly $50 million was invested in expansions by McCombs Steel, CR Onsrud and Amesbury Truth.  The Amesbury […]

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Tax breaks approved for expanding Statesville business

A presently unnamed company has been approved for additional economic development incentives from the City of Statesville. According to e-mails from spokeswoman Nancy Davis, the existing business can now receive another two years of tax breaks beyond five years already approved. This comes following a vote by the City Council and will discount the property […]

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Statesville Technical Review Committee to review plans for business additions

A busy slate for Statesville’s Technical Review Committee when it meets Wednesday. On the agenda are additions for the Turnersburg Highway United Federal Credit Union and the North Pointe Boulevard Aldi. The board will also discuss a site plan for the new Iredell County public safety building on Bristol Road. That meeting set for 9:00 […]

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$1.7 million economic development incentive approved in Iredell

A currently un-named company can receive an economic development incentive of up to $1.7 million dollars following a vote by Iredell County Commissioners this week. That’s contingent on an investment of $66 million over the next seven years and the creation of twenty-seven new jobs. This according to Board Clerk Retha Gaither who says the […]

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Bob Romanelli, Apprenticeship Coordinator with Max Daetwyler Corporation and a Board Member of the Hopewell High School Academies of Engineering and Hospitality meets with students at the Annual Career Day – Speed Networking Event.  Submitted Photo.

Business “speed dating” held for Huntersville students

PRESS RELEASE Huntersville, NC April 5, 2017 – Students from the Engineering and Hospitality Academies took part in a Speed Dating Event with local business owners and managers at the Annual Hopewell High School Career Day on Thursday, April 5th. Thirty five area businesses participated in the event which was coordinated by the Lake Norman […]

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Development requests approved by Mooresville Commissioners

Mooresville Commissioners approved a conditional rezoning Monday to allow boat sales and service at a Brawley School Road location near Forest Lake Boulevard. That’s according to an e-mail from town spokeswoman Kim Sellers. The request was from Fun in the Sun Investments to make the property highway business with conditions as opposed to corridor mixed […]

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Boards to vote on development incentive, re-zoning, park name-change

Mooresville Commissioners meet tonight and will consider an economic development incentive of more than $11,000 for JR Motorsports. According to the agenda, JR Motorsports plans to invest $1.1 million with the addition of a fourth full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series race team. If approved, the incentive will be split between two years. Statesville City Council to […]

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Mooresville purchasing mill property, police body cams

RADIO SCRIPT The Town of Mooresville is purchasing an old North Church Street Mill property for $150,000. That approval came at this week’s Commissioner’s meeting according an e-mail from spokeswoman Kim Sellers. The space has been used for offices and will be saved by the town for future development. Commissioners also approved the acceptance of […]

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Corning plans 410 new jobs in Catawba, Cabarrus Counties

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH: Corning Incorporated and its subsidiary, Corning Optical Communications LLC, will invest $176 million in facilities in Catawba and Cabarrus counties, creating 410 jobs over the next two years, Governor Cooper announced today. The company will invest $67 million in a new optical cable manufacturing facility in Newton and $109 million to expand […]

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