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ROCKINGHAM — One local manufacturer is opening its second location in Richmond County.

Impact Plastics is the new tenant of the Richmond Economic Development Corporation's fifth shell building in Rockingham West Industrial Park.

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HAMLET — The county won’t have to cough up any coin from its coffers to demolish a dilapidated former boat building facility.

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ROCKINGHAM — Service members exiting the military will have an opportunity later this month to meet with regional employers and possibly secure a job.

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ROCKINGHAM — As the temperatures dropped and the sun set behind the Richmond County Airport, a majority of local manufacturing leaders were shucking away at the Industry Appreciation Oyster Roast.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation has been honored nationally for an initiative started last year to promote investments in multimodal transportation projects.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners managed to save the county $750,000 in interest on the 2009 school bond with approval of a plan to refinance the $7.25 million loan at a lower interest rate.  

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ROCKINGHAM — Another Richmond County company is expanding and adding more jobs, state and county officials announced Thursday.

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ROCKINGHAM — Nearly five years after its official announcement, one local manufacturing plant is only weeks away from operation.

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HAMLET — A Philadelphia-based construction firm is aiming to make Richmond County a hub for modular home manufacturing.

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HAMLET — The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging local businesses to roll out the proverbial red carpet for visitors in advance of this weekend’s Epicenter Festival.

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