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Sportsplex beats Fletcher library, nonprofits for Rescue Plan money

Fletcher Business

$40 million Meritor expansion will add 40 jobs

Meritor, a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, aftermarket and electric powertrain solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, announced plans to expand its Fletcher plant by investing $40 million in machinery and equipment and adding 40 new jobs.   Read Story »

Tags: economic development | Meritor | economic development incentives

Among the projects Henderson County plan to fund with ARP money are a wastewater treatment plant on Clear Creek and renovation of the VFW Lodge 5206. Mills River has committed $70,000 to support the Mills River Farmers Market.

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County commits most of its ARP money; towns are slower to spend

In a quarterly meeting attended by the county’s mayors last month, Henderson County Board of Commissioners Bill Lapsley had the floor first when it came time to describe how local governments were spending American Rescue Plan money.   Read Story »

Tags: Hedrick-Rhodes VFW Post 5206 | American Rescue Plan Act

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