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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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$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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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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Lowe’s announces 430 layoffs in Mooresville

Mooresville-based Lowe’s Companies announced today that it is laying off 430 people at it’s campus in southern Iredell. This comes as more than 500 are laid-off company wide. Lowe’s says this is being done to create a more efficient corporate structure. Mayor Miles Atkins wrote in a statement that he had spoken with Lowe’s today […]

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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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NC Manufacturing Institute to spotlight Niagara Bottling

FROM PRESS RELEASE Mooresville, NC The North Carolina Manufacturing Institute (NCMI) is proud to present an employer spotlight session featuring Niagara Bottling, LLC on Thursday, March 16 at 10 a.m. at Mitchell Community College’s Mooresville Campus in B Building Room 117 (Auditorium). “Employer spotlights give residents the opportunity to learn more about specific companies and […]

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