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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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WINSTON-SALEM — No big announcement. No contentious public meetings. No press conference. But most important — no economic incentives.

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HAMLET — A local manufacturer is expanding, with plans to add 30 jobs in the next five years.

State and local officials announced Thursday that Superior Plastics Extrusion Company, known as Impact Plastics, will be investing a total of $13 million over the next five years, with an initial investment of $5.3 million and 13 jobs.

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