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

 

A SPECIAL FEATURE STORY FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY

 

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YOUR OCTOBER 2018 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM AROUND THE…

 

TENNESSEE

STONEPEAK CERAMICS INVESTING $70 MILLION IN TENNESSEE EXPANSION:
Stonepeak Ceramics, Inc. will invest $70 million to expand operations and open a new production line at its Crossville, TN facility. The porcelain tile manufacturer will add approximately 160 full-time jobs at the facility over the next five years.  SOURCE:  CLICK HERE 

TENNESSEE MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME GROWTH OUTPACES SOUTHEAST REGION: Tennessee’s median household income increased by nearly 6 percent in 2017, the fifth highest rate in the U.S. Tennessee’s median income rose to $51,340.  SOURCE:  CLICK HERE

   

 

KENTUCKY
 

TRACTOR SUPPLY CO. PLANS $8.5M INVESTMENT; WILL ADD MORE THAN 150 JOBS IN SIMPSON COUNTY:  Tractor Supply Co., a major rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, will create approximately 156 full-time jobs at its distribution facility in Franklin with an $8.5 million investment. SOURCE:   CLICK HERE 
NORTON HEALTHCARE RANKED 4TH IN HEALTHIEST 100 WORKPLACES IN AMERICA LIST: Norton Healthcare ranks No. 4 on the

2018 list of Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America by Healthiest Employers, a national leader in employee health analytics, best practices and benchmark data. The organization moved up two spots from No. 6 on the highly selective list.  SOURCE:   CLICK HERE   
 
WEST VIRGINIA
 

UPSHUR COUNTY PIPELINE SITE PROVIDING JOBS, BOOST TO LOCAL ECONOMY: The Brushy Fork Construction Yard, located just a few miles outside of Buckhannon, is the base of operations for hundreds of contract workers employed to help Dominion Energy build a section of its Atlantic Coast Pipeline project.  SOURCE:  CLICK HERE
OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY ENERGIZING WEST VIRGINIA ECONOMY:

 

Oil and gas production is one of West Virginia’s fastest-growing and most successful industries, easily outpacing other sectors of the economy.

 

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