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WORKING TOGETHER WORKS AWARD PRESENTED TO MICHAEL WRAY

At their annual meeting held on October 18, 2023 at Lakeland Cultural Arts Center in Littleton, Halifax County Business Horizons (Halifax Horizons), Inc. presented its Annual “Working Together Works” award to Representative Michael H. Wray.  In making the award, President Scott Aman highlighted the… Continue Reading “WORKING TOGETHER WORKS AWARD PRESENTED TO MICHAEL WRAY”

OPEN HOUSE HIGHLIGHTS AIRPORT ROLE IN DRIVING ECONOMIC GROWTH

The Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport (IXA) Authority hosted an Open House event providing an opportunity for the community to witness the impressive facilities and gain insight into the Airport’s role in driving economic growth and development in the area. With over 65 people in attendance, the… Continue Reading “OPEN HOUSE HIGHLIGHTS AIRPORT ROLE IN DRIVING ECONOMIC GROWTH”

Binderholz Celebrates Official Opening of Enfield Production Facility

Binderholz Enfield LLC held a grand opening ceremony on April 6 to commemorate the official opening of its lumber production facility near Enfield in Halifax County. Company, local community, and elected officials participated in the event alongside Binderholz’s corporate leadership from Austria.  The Enfield… Continue Reading “Binderholz Celebrates Official Opening of Enfield Production Facility”

NORTH AMERICAN MANUFACTURER SELECTS HALIFAX COUNTY FOR MANUFACTURING LOCATION

Stella-Jones, Inc., North America’s leading producer of pressure-treated wood products, has selected a site in Halifax County for its newest manufacturing location. The company purchased the 42-acre former Georgia-Pacific site near Enfield and will invest $9.5 million and create 10 new jobs in the… Continue Reading “NORTH AMERICAN MANUFACTURER SELECTS HALIFAX COUNTY FOR MANUFACTURING LOCATION”

2023 ECONOMIC INDICATORS CONTINUE POSITIVE TREND

Recent data indicates that Halifax County’s economy is continuing to perform well in 2023. The decrease in unemployment from 5.9% in January 2022 to 5.5% in 2023 indicates that more people are finding jobs and contributing to the local economy. Gross retail sales for… Continue Reading “2023 ECONOMIC INDICATORS CONTINUE POSITIVE TREND”

WELDON STEEL COMPLETES BUILDING ACQUISITION FOR EXPANSION

Weldon Steel Corporation, a structural steel fabrication company, has purchased the former Basnight Building located at US 301 in Weldon, NC. The 18,800 square foot facility sits on 6.21 acres and was previously owned by the Town of Weldon. The NC Rural Infrastructure Authority… Continue Reading “WELDON STEEL COMPLETES BUILDING ACQUISITION FOR EXPANSION”

NEW MEMBERS APPOINTED TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION BOARD

The Halifax County Economic Development Commission (HCEDC) recently announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the Board is County Commissioner Chenoa Richardson Davis. Davis is the first member of the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe to be elected to the Halifax… Continue Reading “NEW MEMBERS APPOINTED TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION BOARD”

HOBGOOD HEMP SHOWCASES UNIQUE PRODUCTS AND EXPANSION

Providing healthy hemp products to the world, Hobgood Hemp recently held an Open House to showcase its expansion and demonstrate how CBD is extracted.  Ron Elkins, partner, says the company’s primary mission is to provide a healthy hemp product, share how CBD is produced,… Continue Reading “HOBGOOD HEMP SHOWCASES UNIQUE PRODUCTS AND EXPANSION”

2022 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT YEAR IN REVIEW

2022 was another successful year for Halifax County as reflected by the 2022 Economic Development Snapshot. New and expanding industrial and commercial investments of $84.5 million helped to move the needle for economic development in Halifax County. Retail sales grew by 5%, from $648… Continue Reading “2022 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT YEAR IN REVIEW”

IT’S OFFICIAL: FAIRFIELD BY MARRIOTT BREAKS GROUND AT EXIT 173 IN WELDON

Carolina Star Hotels broke ground today for a Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites at I-95 Exit 173 in Weldon. This will be the area’s first Marriott property. With its proximity to I-95 and the Roanoke River, Weldon is a prime location for this… Continue Reading “IT’S OFFICIAL: FAIRFIELD BY MARRIOTT BREAKS GROUND AT EXIT 173 IN WELDON”

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