Saturday, November 18, 2017
Tags Economic development

Tag: economic development

Congressman Meadows tours TekTone’s new manufacturing operations

Brittney Lofthouse – Staff Writer Manufacturers contributed $2.18 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2016 and tor every $1 spent in manufacturing, another $1.81 is...

Economic Development roles vary in WNC; regional partnership working to bring...

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The Southwestern Commission recently launched MountainWest Partnership, an economic development marketing initiative that aims to tell the true story of...

Cowee School serving as an economic business development hub 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer When the Cowee School Heritage Center was first proposed to the county, its purpose was outlined as a way to...

Harmony House and TekTone expanding in Macon County Industrial Park

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The Macon County Economic Development Commission announced last week that TekTone® Sound & Signal Mfg., Inc. will expand operations in...

Drake Enterprises purchases Caterpillar building

This week, Drake Enterprises closed on the purchase of Caterpillar’s former Precision Seals plant, located at 517 Industrial Park Road in Franklin. Industrial realtor...

Daycare closure leaves families scrambling for child care

Brittney Burns -- Staff Writer A few short months after opening, Kim's Kids Daycare is closing, leaving about 30 children needing a place to go...

Regional commission gets new director

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer The Southwestern Commission has been instrumental in the economic development of the state's seven westernmost counties since formed by the...