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Former Bank Building Reimagined

Adaptive reuse of vacant buildings is a tremendously important economic development strategy. Reuse allows for a building’s continued use and helps it remain a viable community asset. Reimagining this former bank building as a Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant creates new investment in our community and… Continue Reading “Former Bank Building Reimagined”

US Cellular Launches 5G Network in Scotland Neck

Customers in the Scotland Neck Area of Halifax County can now access US Cellular’s 5G network. Additional 5G coverage will be added for US Cellular customers in North Carolina as a part the company’s multi-year expansion for 5G. Click here to read more.

Halifax Commissioners Honor Tulloss for Service to Board of Transportation

Gus Tulloss was honored today by the Halifax County Board of Commissioners for his more than 12 years of service to the NC Board of Transportation for Division 4, which includes Halifax County. Chairman Vernon J. Bryant presented Tulloss with a Resolution of Appreciation… Continue Reading “Halifax Commissioners Honor Tulloss for Service to Board of Transportation”

AutoZONE Opens In Enfield

AutoZone Auto Parts recently opened a new store at 731 South McDaniel Street (Just Save Shopping Center) in Enfield. AutoZone is one of the nation’s leading retailer of automotive replacement car parts including new and remanufactured hard parts, maintenance items and car accessories.

Construction Of Advanced Manufacturing & Corporate Training Center Progresses

Construction is well underway for the Advanced Manufacturing & Corporate Training Center on the campus of Halifax Community College. The 25,000 square foot center will focus on training programs for industrial systems technology, welding, and automotive systems technology along with training spaces where businesses… Continue Reading “Construction Of Advanced Manufacturing & Corporate Training Center Progresses”

Scotland Neck Armory Facility Now Business Location Opportunity

After 40+ years of service to the NC National Guard, the keys to the Scotland Neck Armory were transferred to the Town with a new mission – a place for business and industry. The 14,563 SF facility with over 5 acres can support diverse… Continue Reading “Scotland Neck Armory Facility Now Business Location Opportunity”

Senior Living Center Progressing in Littleton

Construction is moving full speed ahead by ALG Senior, formerly Affinity Living Group, for Landings of Lake Gaston, a senior living facility on North Mosby Avenue just outside of Littleton. The 50-plus unit project features shared living space, studios, and other amenities and will… Continue Reading “Senior Living Center Progressing in Littleton”

Rail Spur Completed for JBB Packaging

Halifax County has completed construction of rail spur improvements to serve JBB Packaging LLC, a plastics manufacturer located in the Becker Industrial Park. The $525,000 project was financed with grant funds from NC Railroad Corporation and the NC Department of Transportation and constructed by… Continue Reading “Rail Spur Completed for JBB Packaging”

Premier Boulevard Extension Nearing Completion

Work continues on the extension of Premier Boulevard and multi-laning of NC Highway 125 in Roanoke Rapids. This $24.5 million project is being constructed by W.C. English, Inc. of Lynchburg, Virginia. According to North Carolina Department of Transportation officials, the Premier Boulevard extension portion of… Continue Reading “Premier Boulevard Extension Nearing Completion”

Site Selection Ranks Roanoke Rapids As Top 100 Micropolitan Area

For the fourth year in a row, Site Selection Magazine has named Roanoke Rapids as one of the Top 100 Micropolitan Areas in the United States. The Roanoke Rapids Micropolitan Area, which encompasses Halifax and Northampton Counties, received an overall ranking of #59 based… Continue Reading “Site Selection Ranks Roanoke Rapids As Top 100 Micropolitan Area”

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