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Smithsburg bakery gets tax benefits to move to Franklin County

Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2016 11:37 pm Posted on Apr 14, 2016 by Jennifer Fitch CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Franklin County (Pa.) Commissioners are extending tax incentives to a Smithsburg bakery preparing to move to Pennsylvania. The commissioners decided Thursday … Continue reading

Franklin County economic arm seeks tax break to attract bakery

Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2016 6:30 pm | Updated: 6:38 pm, Thu Mar 31, 2016. Posted on Mar 31, 2016 by Don Aines WAYNESBORO, Pa. — The Franklin County Area Development Corp. is seeking a tax break from the county … Continue reading

Franklin remains among fastest growing counties

Jim Hook, jhook@publicopinionnews.com 12:07 p.m. EDT March 26, 2016 HARRISBURG — Eight of Pennsylvania’s 10 fastest growing counties are located in south-central or southeastern Pennsylvania. Franklin County grew by 2.7 percent in five years and tied for sixth place with … Continue reading

Atlas Copco moving 50 jobs to Franklin County

Posted on Mar 23, 2016 by Jennifer Fitch FORT LOUDON, Pa. — Atlas Copco announced Wednesday it plans to consolidate its U.S. mining manufacturing operations in Franklin County, Pa. The work transferred from Texas and Utah should bring 50 new … Continue reading

$16M expansion targets modernization at Letterkenny

Vicky Taylor, vtaylor@publicopinionnews.com 7:10 p.m. EDT March 16, 2016 LETTERKENNY TOWNSHIP – Letterkenny Army Depot’s Col. Deacon Maddox declared Wednesday to be “truly a great day,”  as he stood before a crowd of Army officials and local leaders gathered to … Continue reading