Monthly Archives: November 2014

Cabarrus Economic Development seeks input on strategy

CONCORD, N.C. — Cabarrus Economic Development leaders will be working with a consultant to help hone their strategic growth plan for the county. Jeannette Goldsmith, president of Goldsmith Strategy, is scheduled to visit Cabarrus County from Dec. 8-11 and meet … Continue reading

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$200 million solar project in Concord, NC

Virginia company proposes $200 million solar project in Concord Nov 26, 2014, 2:55pm EST UPDATED: Nov 26, 2014, 3:11pm EST The proposed McBride Place Energy project would be the largest solar farm in western North Carolina. John Downey Senior Staff … Continue reading

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Florida’s inland ports of call

The Global State Florida’s inland ports of call Jason Garcia | 11/26/2014 Moving freight swiftly and accurately is the heart of logistics. Deciding what seaport to use typically comes down to cost — what’s the least expensive way to ship … Continue reading

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High-Speed Internet Access: Study Finds Polk County, Florida Is Stuck in Slow Lane

The county lags behind most of the state in homes with broadband usage By John Ceballos THE LEDGER Published: Monday, November 17, 2014 at 11:39 p.m. Last Modified: Monday, November 17, 2014 at 11:39 p.m. Lakeland-Winter Haven’s 66.9 percent of … Continue reading

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Former Polk Vision Executive Director Wins Race for Florida House of Representative

Florida House District 40: Colleen Burton Wins Handily Over Two Opponents MICHAEL WILSON | THE LEDGER By Rick Rousos THE LEDGER Last Modified: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:09 p.m. LAKELAND | Republican Colleen Burton comfortably beat her two opponents … Continue reading

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Topeka/Shawnee County, KA Voters Approve Sales Tax Extension Shawnee County Voters Approve Sales Tax Extension Updated: Wed 10:36 AM, Nov 05, 2014 By: Melissa Brunner – TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Money is on the way to fund the Topeka Zoo, Kansas Expocentre and several road and bridge … Continue reading

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