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ROANOKE VALLEY LUMBER UPDATE

Roseburg celebrates the holidays in Halifax As the winter holidays approach, Roseburg has been honored to participate in several seasonal celebrations in the Roanoke Rapids area. Our Roanoke Valley Lumber team has begun meeting with community stakeholders and provided support for a number of recent events, including: – Attending the Halifax Community College Veterans Gala–…

Fairfield Marriott Coming To Weldon at Interstate 95

Carolina Star Hotels, a newly-established hospitality management company focusing on development along the I-95 corridor, will construct a 96-key Fairfield Marriott at I-95 Exit 173 in Weldon. The new hotel project will encompass 2.045 acres and is expected to stimulate other business opportunities at the site. Click here for the full press release for the…

ROANOKE VALLEY LUMBER UPDATE

Just months after the announcement of a state-of-the-art lumber mill in Weldon, N.C., Roseburg Forest Products has purchased an additional 30,000 acres of timberland in Halifax County, N.C., and southeast Virginia. The well-managed loblolly pine plantations are in addition to the 158,000 acres of timberland that Roseburg owns in the Roanoke Valley area, making it…

WELDON MAYOR RECOGNIZED

Weldon Mayor Julia Meacham was recently recognized by the Board of Directors of Halifax County Business Horizons, Inc. for her over 12 years of service to the Board. Halifax Horizons President, Dan Brown, made the presentation and thanked Mayor Meacham for her “outstanding leadership and service to the Board of Directors, in addition to her…

ROVA Tower Demolition

Today, the stacks at the former Roanoke Valley Energy facility fell as a part of the site’s demolition, paving the way for future economic development opportunities for the Town of Weldon and Halifax County!

RoseBurg Forest Products Selects Halifax County for New Manufacturing Facility

Weldon, NC – At a ceremony in Weldon on July 1, Governor Roy Cooper announced that Roseburg Forest Products, an innovative U.S. forest products manufacturer, will create 137 new jobs and invest $200 million in Halifax County. The company will develop a sustainable high-tech sawmill operation in the Town of Weldon.  “We are continuing our…

New Opportunity For Becker Village Mall

Becker Village Mall in Roanoke Rapids was recently purchased by Chapel Hill Developer, David Tsui. The owner plans to make improvements to the facility and offer the larger box spaces (approximately 200,000 square feet) for lease for manufacturing, warehousing and distribution operations.  With easy access to Interstate 95 (via Julian Allsbrook and Old Farm Road/125),…

Highway Improvements Will Spur Economic Growth

Over $35 million in highway improvements are underway in the Roanoke Rapids area that will extend Premier Boulevard to NC Highway 125, connecting Interstate 95 Exits 171 and 173. The project also includes the multi-laning of NC Highway 125 from US Highway 158 (Julian Allsbrook Highway) to Interstate 95. While these projects will improve mobility,…

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