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FCADC finances Fort Loudon industrial plant

Jim Hook, jhook@publicopinionnews.com 5:07 p.m. EST February 3, 2016FORT LOUDON – A key piece of financing fell into place Wednesday for the construction of an industrial plant in Peters Township.The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority approved a $2 million loan for Franklin County … Continue reading

Ross: Local economy needs immigration

Jim Hook, jhook@publicopinionnews.com 3:32 p.m. EST January 20, 2016 CHAMBERSBURG – Franklin County and southcentral Pennsylvania will keep pace with their growing economies through immigration and technology, according to the county’s prime mover of economic development. The county ranks among the third … Continue reading

Mobile bottling, canning companies tap into growing craft demand

By Jason Scott, January 15, 2016 at 3:00 AM, Central Penn Business Journal Jan Nawa sees himself as something of a traveling musician. The comparison is apt. The former Army helicopter mechanic — and bluegrass musician — drives to weekly gigs in … Continue reading

Official: Projects to create 350 jobs planned in Franklin County

Posted on Dec 10, 2015 by Jennifer Fitch MERCERSBURG, Pa. — The Franklin County Area Development Corp. is planning for more than 10 industrial projects totaling $50 million in new construction investment and 350 jobs in 2016. Among the projects … Continue reading

Jobless rate drops in Fulton, Franklin counties

Posted: Monday, December 7, 2015 7:49 pm | Updated: 7:53 pm, Mon Dec 7, 2015. Posted on Dec 7, 2015 by Jennifer Fitch CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Fulton County experienced a significant drop in its seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in October, … Continue reading