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Wages rise in Franklin County; tight labor market squeezes employers

  Jim Hook, jhook@publicopinionnews.comPublished 12:32 p.m. ET March 8, 2018 | Updated 3:50 p.m. ET March 8, 2018 CHAMBERSBURG — Wages have been going up in Franklin County thanks to a tight labor market. The average manufacturing wage is up 8 percent … Continue reading

Franklin Co. office expansion could cost $67.8M

By JENNIFER FITCH CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Franklin County, Pa., government unveiled plans Wednesday for a $67.8 million overhaul of its court and administrative offices. The plan calls for a new structure in the first block of North Main Street … Continue reading

Huge poultry farm should begin construction in March

Jim Hook, Published 1:26 p.m. ET Dec. 8, 2017 Updated 4:06 p.m. ET Dec. 8, 2017 MERCERSBURG – Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch is shipping eggs from a warehouse in the Cumberland Valley Business Park until its planned egg farm is fully … Continue reading

Antrim warehouse development on fast track

  Joyce Nowell Nov 16, 2017 Updated 10 hrs ago Pa. — The site might look like the beginnings of a runway right now, but an unnamed e-commerce user is expected to start moving into a huge NorthPoint Development warehouse off U.S. … Continue reading

Franklin County businesses honored at appreciation dinner

  by: Jennifer Fitch, Herald Mail SHADY GROVE, Pa. — The Franklin County (Pa.) Area Development Corp. recognized Johnnies Inc., Ulta Beauty’s distribution center and James S. Junkin with awards Thursday night. The development corporation hosted its 31st annual industry-appreciation dinner … Continue reading