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Mooresville approves Costco rezoning

Mooresville is one step closer to a new Costco and Academy Sports. Town Commissioners approved the rezoning of property at the corner of Brawley School Road and Talbert Road in a 5-0 vote, according to an e-mail from spokeswoman Kim Sellers. Twenty-five spoke during the public hearing, fourteen were in favor of the project. Last […]

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Speculative manufacturing and distribution facility under construction in Troutman

PRESS RELEASE Troutman, NC: The Town of Troutman is pleased to announce a new 301,000-square foot speculative manufacturing and distribution facility that will be constructed on Old Murdock Road. “The Town of Troutman is excited to see dirt moving on Old Murdock Road,” said Mayor Terros Young. “This class A manufacturing and distribution speculative facility […]

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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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