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“It is better to retrofit an existing vacant structure and parking field rather than go through the throes of acquiring land, entitling the land for construction, going through architectural and engineering expense, and then the very high cost of vertical construction. “Additionally, the user can be in place much faster than ground-up construction,” Collins said.
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TAZEWELL, Va. — Area businesses can now register on a website to possibly provide goods and services to a $228 million fish farm construction project in Tazewell County. Called Project Jonah, the huge facility will be located near Richlands and be “the world’s largest vertically integrated indoor aquaculture facility.” The project is to be constructed
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Greenville Utilities Commission’s new budget will include changes to its electric rate schedule so it aligns with how the organization purchases electricity. GUC’s Board of Commissioners unanimously approved its final budget proposal on Thursday. Greenville City Council, which held a public hearing on its budget and the GUC budget on Monday, is scheduled to give
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SHERIDAN — Sheridan City Council voted unanimously yesterday to allocate an additional $26,000 to the Sheridan Educational and Economic Development Authority in Fiscal Year 2022, in order to better match contributions being made by Sheridan College. The city, which had allocated $100,000 to the organization in its preliminary budget, will now allocate $126,000 to the
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Orangeburg County School District facility assessment Bethune-Bowman K-12 Capacity: About 1,300 Enrollment: 600 Utilization: 47% Annual utility costs, pre-COVID: About $155,000. Condition: Good Branchville High School/Lockett Elementary Capacity: 1,200 Enrollment: 541 Utilization: 41% Annual utility costs, pre-COVID: About $143,000 Condition: Very good Brookdale Elementary School Capacity: 748 Enrollment: 278 Utilization: 37.17% Annual utility costs: $87,543
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ATTICA — A package sent recently to Wyoming Correctional Facility turned out to be anything but canned chicken, according to the union representing corrections officers. An officer assigned to the prison’s package room noticed abnormalities Thursday in a parcel sent from the Bronx, said officials at the New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent
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Two investment companies have completed the purchase of the mammoth Russell Stover manufacturing facility in Montrose with an eye toward providing storage, processing and distribution facilities for locally grown food, including food that now goes to waste. VCM Global Asset Management and Benezet Realty Partners have purchased Russell Stover Chocolates’ 278,400-square-foot facility, located on 21.3
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In its latest round of grant-giving, the Jefferson Foundation awarded the largest number of grants at one time in the organization’s eight-year history, said Missy Endres, the foundation’s executive director. For the first round of 2021 grants, which were approved this month, the foundation awarded 108 grants totaling $2,707,731.97 to 106 recipients. That surpassed the
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced additional guidance for county fairs and local festivals throughout New York. Local governments must permit county fairs and local festivals and consider COVID-19 health guidelines this year. State Department of Health approval will be required for events with over 5,000 expected attendees, consistent with existing review process. County fairs
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