Hamlet, NC – March 6, 2015 – Board of Commissioners Chairman Kenneth Robinette is pleased to announce Global Packaging continued investment in upgrading its manufacturing operations at its Hamlet facility. As part of these improvements the company will be upgrading its manu… March 06, 2015
Derby, NC – October 9, 2014 – Board of Commissioners Chairman Kenneth Robinette and FLS Energy have announced the building of a 67 mw solar farm in Derby NC. FLS will invest nearly $100 million in solar equipment at this complex. This comes as a result of Duke Energy&… October 13, 2014
This story was written by William Toler of The Richmond County Daily Journal
HAMLET — Business leaders and government officials mingled Tuesday night at the 17th annual Business and Industry Appreciation dinner.
The event, held each fall, is put on by the Richmond Count… October 01, 2014
September 9, 2014 – Governor Pat McCrory, Board of Commissioners Chairman Kenneth Robinette and Enviva Pellets Hamlet, LLC has announced the construction of a pellet manufacturing plant on Highway 177 North. Enviva will be investing $107 million and hiring 79 employees when the p… September 09, 2014
Ellerbe, NC – September 5, 2014 – Board of Commissioners Chairman Kenneth Robinette and Affordable Hosiery, LLC has announced the purchase of the Knit-Rite/Therafirm Building in Ellerbe, and has installed several lines of hosiery manufacturing equipment. Affordable Hosiery … September 05, 2014
This Article was written by Amanda Moss with The Richmond County Daily Journal
Submitted photoThe Marks Creek property is one of the few sites in Richmond County that has access to rail, natural gas, sewer and electricity. The property was se… April 23, 2014
This story was written by Dawn Kurry, with the Richmond County Daily Journal.
Richmond County Board of Commissioners Chairman Kenneth Robinette announced Tuesday the plans for CSX to locate an additional facility in Hamlet. The new facility will be used to design and build railroad tur… September 17, 2013
The new Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Sharon Decker, recently toured the region to hold town hall style meetings regarding economic development. Much of the Q&A revolved around recent changes with the NC Rural Center, including outstanding grants. During the meeting, Secretary Decker made it clear that rural North Carolina would receive the focus it deserves and should plan to see gains in manufacturing employment. September 04, 2013