Lawrence County Economic Development

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Carroll County News
State delivers funding for BV water projectpresented Mayor Tim McKinney with a check for a grant of $2.75 million. That mo
State delivers funding for BV water project
Carroll County News / Posted yesterday
presented Mayor Tim McKinney with a check for a grant of $2.75 million. That money, Benefield said, came from a community development block grant, administered by the ANRC and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC). One of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Political Pressure Stalled Libtelco Deal ' - Muah Informs Senate Committeewhen he appeared before the senate committee on Post and Telecommunication Comm
'Political Pressure Stalled Libtelco Deal ' - Muah Informs Senate Committee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
when he appeared before the senate committee on Post and Telecommunication Committee chaired by Senator Nyonblee Karngar-Lawrence of Grand Bassa County. His appearance is a result of a mandate given by the plenary of the Senate. The Senate... Read more
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Boston Globe
Welfare to work requirement from 1996 law gets little attention on campaign trailthe most extreme poverty are getting little attention on the campaign trail. B
Welfare to work requirement from 1996 law gets little attention on campaign trail
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
the most extreme poverty are getting little attention on the campaign trail. Bernie Sanders, who has made dismantling economic inequality the cornerstone of his presidential campaign, said in February that the welfare reform law “scapegoated... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Wayne County pay hikes rile officialsCounty says pay increases justified because job duties increased, departments m
Wayne County pay hikes rile officials
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
County says pay increases justified because job duties increased, departments merged Wayne County Executive Warren Evans and his staff have preached the need for shared sacrifice in light of the county’s financial emergency, asking employees,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
What drought? Nestle plans $35 million plant to bottle water in Phoenixcities in the country," Sierra Club Arizona director Sandy Bahr said. "It's no
What drought? Nestle plans $35 million plant to bottle water in Phoenix
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 days ago
cities in the country," Sierra Club Arizona director Sandy Bahr said. "It's not a good direction for Phoenix." The city's development chief said it's exactly the direction that the city needs. After a population growth-driven boom sputtered... Read more
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Emery County Progress
Scout project to install benches at Lawrence cemetery - May 17, 2016The Emery County Commissioners met in their May meeting where Kobe Faimalo disc
Scout project to install benches at Lawrence cemetery - May 17, 2016
Emery County Progress / Posted 8 days ago
The Emery County Commissioners met in their May meeting where Kobe Faimalo discussed an Eagle Scout project at the Lawrence Cemetery. Kobe explained that there are currently no benches at the Lawrence Cemetery. He has chosen to install four benches... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
‘Bed tax’ may cost all of usFulton County is one of only about 10 of the state's 62 counties that doesn't c
‘Bed tax’ may cost all of us
The Leader-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Fulton County is one of only about 10 of the state's 62 counties that doesn't currently have a bed tax. The Board of Supervisors wanted to impose the tax back in 2012, but the state Legislature at the time wasn't approving new local taxes. Since... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Officials Discuss Plans For Revitalizing St. Lawrence County's EconomyIt was an opportunity for business and community leaders to discuss St. Lawrenc
Officials Discuss Plans For Revitalizing St. Lawrence County's Economy
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 8 days ago
It was an opportunity for business and community leaders to discuss St. Lawrence County's economic future. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's office convened an economic forum in Massena Monday to introduce a new study by the New York Power Authority on... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga sees highest number of new homes since before the recessionrecord in 2016. "I'm as confident in the market as I've been in a long time,"
Chattanooga sees highest number of new homes since before the recession
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
record in 2016. "I'm as confident in the market as I've been in a long time," said Jay Bell, owner and agent for Bell Development Co., which is adding on to a half dozen of its suburban subdivisions this year and will soon break ground on... Read more
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Northumberland Today
New Cobourg staffer tackles first-time challengesa new organization within the town's structure, but that's always been one of m
New Cobourg staffer tackles first-time challenges
Northumberland Today / Posted 14 days ago
a new organization within the town's structure, but that's always been one of my areas of interest — organizational development and restructuring,” he said. Hustwick first really touched base with the area in his last job, with Sport... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
SUNY Poly's influence imperiled by scandalthe Hudson Valley. The investigations have centered on the Buffalo Billion pro
SUNY Poly's influence imperiled by scandal
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 17 days ago
the Hudson Valley. The investigations have centered on the Buffalo Billion project in upstate’s largest city, as well as developments in Syracuse and Albany. SUNY Poly has also been planning a $600 million photonics center in Rochester after New... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Some see future in civil-rights pastfrom main highways, its only landmark is a rusted water tower that announces "E
Some see future in civil-rights past
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
from main highways, its only landmark is a rusted water tower that announces "ELAINE" in fading green paint. The years of economic decline in the Phillips County town of 600 people would be apparent to any visitor: Main Street is lined with... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
House Speaker tours The Dallesthe Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives visited The Dalles to meet w
House Speaker tours The Dalles
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
the Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives visited The Dalles to meet with officials and learn about rural economic development, education, health care, and housing needs. The first stop Thursday for Tina Kotek, D-Portland, was at... Read more
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The Herald News
Officials say Somerset is open for businesswas one of several speakers during the hour-long program.The event was organize
Officials say Somerset is open for business
The Herald News / Posted 20 days ago
was one of several speakers during the hour-long program.The event was organized by Shannon Martin, a member of the town’s Economic Development Committee, and Julie Ramos Gagliardi, a member of the high school committee. They decided to hold the... Read more
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Arkansas Times
The wizard of WilsonTHE WIZARD: The Lawrence Group, led by Gaylon Lawrence Jr., bought most of the
The wizard of Wilson
Arkansas Times / Posted 21 days ago
THE WIZARD: The Lawrence Group, led by Gaylon Lawrence Jr., bought most of the commercial property in Wilson and all of the surrounding farmland in 2010. No matter which side of the Mississippi River you're on, the Delta has never been a place where... Read more
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Denver Post
Sustainability Park to be developed into condos, townhomesPopular summer festival The Big Wonderful will kick off its third season next w
Sustainability Park to be developed into condos, townhomes
Denver Post / Posted 26 days ago
Popular summer festival The Big Wonderful will kick off its third season next weekend at Sustainability Park at 26th and Lawrence, but the land won't be available for fun and festivities much longer. Denver-based Curtis Park Group has purchased the... Read more
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Daily Press
Middle Peninsula leaders consider regional economic developmentfrom the Middle Peninsula's six counties and three towns have until July 1 to d
Middle Peninsula leaders consider regional economic development
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
from the Middle Peninsula's six counties and three towns have until July 1 to decide if they want to join a new regional economic development initiative. Discussions among a committee of town and county leaders have been going on for over a year... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Toy Shoppe receives two grantswas very impressed by the great work the volunteers do at the Toy Shoppe. It is
Toy Shoppe receives two grants
Warren Times Observer / Posted 28 days ago
was very impressed by the great work the volunteers do at the Toy Shoppe. It is an unknown treasure of Warren County and the Community Foundation and the DeFrees Family Memorial Fund are proud to support the work they do for the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Wayne Co. officials skeptical but open to soccer dealSkeptical. That might be the best word to describe the reaction of some Wayne
Wayne Co. officials skeptical but open to soccer deal
Detroit Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
Skeptical. That might be the best word to describe the reaction of some Wayne County officials Wednesday after seeing or hearing about plans for a gleaming new soccer venue on the site of the unfinished jail. But skepticism does not necessarily... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Chickens find a home in Clearviewbudget Jan. 11 with a 1.7% tax increase giving the municipality another $171,00
Chickens find a home in Clearview
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
budget Jan. 11 with a 1.7% tax increase giving the municipality another $171,000. It was decided to put those funds into economic development $45,000; the reserve toward a fire hall building replacement, $50,000; the reserve toward a public works... Read more
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Columbia County Observer
FL Gateway College Focusing on the 3E's: Education - Econ Dev - Good Paying EmploymentCollege Focusing on the 3E's: Education - Econ Dev - Good Paying Employment Po
FL Gateway College Focusing on the 3E's: Education - Econ Dev - Good Paying Employment
Columbia County Observer / Posted 29 days ago
College Focusing on the 3E's: Education - Econ Dev - Good Paying Employment Posted April 26, 2016 02:25 pm | Op-Ed By Dr. Lawrence Barrett, Ed.D. Florida Gateway College (FGC) wants to be a partner and driver in economic development in North... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Part of U.S. 67 to be 'Future I-57' with funding billdesignation comes from language included in a provision of the Fiscal Year 2017
Part of U.S. 67 to be 'Future I-57' with funding bill
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 30 days ago
designation comes from language included in a provision of the Fiscal Year 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill by the Senate Appropriations Committee, of which Sen. Boozman is a member. In addition, the bill... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The Freddie Gray election: death fuels call for 'uprising' at Baltimore pollspeople were crowded into the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore to see Sanders on S
The Freddie Gray election: death fuels call for 'uprising' at Baltimore polls
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 30 days ago
people were crowded into the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore to see Sanders on Saturday, where he primarily addressed the economic issues facing the city and similar cities. Sanders is the only candidate to have visited Sandtown, one of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Leadership Kansas brings "who's who" of state's leaders togetherEach year lawmakers, educators, farmers and entrepreneurs gather in cities from
Leadership Kansas brings "who's who" of state's leaders together
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Each year lawmakers, educators, farmers and entrepreneurs gather in cities from Lawrence to Garden City forming a “who’s who” of Kansans. They are the up and coming leaders in the state — chosen for their diverse backgrounds — who have already... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Lawrence Lofts activity should heat up in MayRock Island Economic Growth Corp. secured financing for the estimated $5.5 mill
Lawrence Lofts activity should heat up in May
SaukValley.com / Posted 1 months ago
Rock Island Economic Growth Corp. secured financing for the estimated $5.5 million apartment complex above the Whiteside County Courthouse at 101 E. Third St. Plans call for 20 affordable housing units in the long-vacant tower area of the building.... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Clayton Mulls Wind Project MoratoriumPhil Randazzo said. Clayton's town board listened to residents as the board co
Clayton Mulls Wind Project Moratorium
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 1 months ago
Phil Randazzo said. Clayton's town board listened to residents as the board considers a six-month moratorium on wind development. No action was taken. The town is waiting for Jefferson County's planning board to respond to a request to... Read more

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