ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County saw the sixth-largest increase across the state in visitor spending for 2018, according to a study announced Thursday.

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RALEIGH — Cascades Holdings U.S., Inc. (Cascades) has selected Scotland County for a significant expansion of its operations. The company will invest $58 million and create 66 new jobs over two years, Gov. Roy Cooper announced today.

“International manufacturers like Cascades are thriving in North Carolina,” said Cooper. “Our state’s global reputation attracts new investments and jobs because companies know North Carolina’s skilled industrial workers will help them succeed here. These new jobs are an extra welcome boost for an area working to recover from Hurricane Florence. ”

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