TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – TAKE A LOOK AT A SNAPSHOT FROM AROUND THE REGIONS – MAY 2018

A SPECIAL FEATURE STORY FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY…

FORD ANNOUNCES IT WILL STOP SELLING ALL BUT TWO MODELS OF CARS IN NORTH AMERICA… SOURCE: CLICK HERE 

 


YOUR MAY 2018 BULLETIN BRIEF FROM AROUND THE…

TENNESSEE

BELGIAN BUS MANUFACTURER BRINGS 640 JOBS TO MORRISTOWN OVER FIVE YEARS: 
 Belgian bus manufacturer Van Hool will build its first American plant in Morristown, employing at least 600 to start and possibly as many as 1,200 within five years. SOURCE:  CLICK HERE 
NASHVILLE HOME SELLERS SCORE BIG PROFITS IN BOOMING MARKET, NEW DATA SHOWS:  The latest housing-sales data for the Nashville area makes one thing clear: It’s very much a seller’s market.The region’s fast-growing population is hitting a wall of limited housing supply, resulting in sales prices that are 13 percent higher than this time last year,

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KENTUCKY

ONE-ON-ONE:  AS $14.5 BILLION TOURISM SECTOR GROWS, KENTUCKIANS ARE MAIN BENEFICIARIES: Visitors seeking ‘authentic’ experiences create jobs and pay taxes, says Travel Industry Association CEO Hank Phillips.  SOURCE:  CLICK HERE
THE FUTURE OF TOYOTA MANUFACTURING IS HERE AS ALL-NEW 2019 AVALON BEGINS RACING OFF KENTUCKY PRODUCTION LINE AND INTO SHOWROOMS SOON:  With the Kentucky Derby just two weeks away, Toyota unveiled the newest addition to a strong stable of vehicles at its plant in the Bluegrass State: the all-new 2019 Avalon. And, a quick jump out of the 
starting gate is expected. SOURCE:  CLICK HERE

 
WEST VIRGINIA
NOAA’s FAIRMONT BACKUP FACILITY CONTINUES TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT IN WEST VIRGINIA: With the successful launch of another weather satellite, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has made another investment in North Central West Virginia, heightening the importance of the organization’s facilities in Fairmont.

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MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS’ LAYS OFF AROUND 500 MORGANTOWN EMPLOLYEES, ABOUT 15 PERCENT OF ITS WORKFORCE: Morgantown officials are surprised and concerned by Mylan Pharmaceuticals’ laying off of around 500 employees Friday, but hope to create opportunities for them in the

future. SOURCE:  CLICK HERE 

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