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From the monthly archives: September 2018

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Site Prep Work Nearing Completion for Triangle Tire Plant: Hurricane Florence Did Not Flood the Site

For Immediate Release FRANKLIN, TN (Sept. 19, 2018) – A green field in North Carolina’s Edgecombe County has been transformed in preparation for construction of a massive Triangle Tire plant which will ultimately produce six million passenger/light truck tires and one million commercial truck tires annually. Aerial video at Triangle Tire plant site in NC (https://bit.ly/2OAl2mU) showing heavy equipment at work on the site shows the progress that has been made since the December announcement and the sheer size of the site which totals 1,449 acres. Company officials are pleased that the land on which the factory is to be built is free of water following the deluge from Hurricane Florence. The drainage worked perfectly and holding ponds did not overflow.  The company announced that funding has been secured and the first phase, a passenger/light truck tire manufacturing facility, is expected to be completed by April 2020. The second phase will be a commercial truck tire fac ...

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Female Brewers to move into the Rocky Mount Mills

BY COREY DAVIS Staff Writer Monday, August 27, 2018 A couple of craft brewers are bringing a female touch and diverse presence to the Rocky Mount Mills. Briana Brake, founder of Spaceway Brewery, and Celeste Beatty, founder of Harlem Brewing, have formed a collaboration to establish Rocky Mount Brewery that will occupy nearly 9,000 square feet of space at the Rocky Mount Mills Brewery Incubator. The brewery is slated to begin operations by October with the first beers being limited-release beers. “We are ecstatic to have Rocky Mount Brewery join our incubator at Rocky Mount Mills,” said Evan Covington Chavez, real estate development manager for the Rocky Mount Mills. “Their focus on highlighting all that Rocky Mount is via beer is just the kind of unique touch that makes this place so special.” The women met each other in the fall of 2016 during a business panel event at Shaw University. That weekend, Brake invited Beatty to her home to help brew a batch and the relationship ...

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