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Available: New Castle Shell Building, New Castle, IN Industrial Shell Building – New Castle, IN 50,000 sq. ft. expandable to 200,000 sq. f.t + 32-ft clear height 80-ft x 30-ft column spacing 4 dock doors 1 drive-in door Crushed aggregate floor, ready for customization to future tenant’s exact specification All […]

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Harbor Freight on its way to New Castle

Harbor Freight Tools confirmed this week they will open a new location in Henry County in the next few months. The tool and accessory company plans to move into 1709 S. Memorial Drive, New Castle. Local residents may remember when this location was a Staples or the JT Mega Discount […]

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Pull up a seat & have a cold one

Maybe it’s a craft beer aficionado looking for the next great local taste, a novice to beverages who wants to try something new, or a family looking for a fun downtown experience where they can connect with others. Whoever sits down, Mike and Teresa Schembre hope area patrons will be […]

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EDC Shares Findings From Entrepreneurship Study

Larger employers usually take the headlines when it comes to economic development. The New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) serves large employers and is also focusing on entrepreneurship as an economic growth strategy. […]

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Big Dreams Take Henry County Native Around The World

Dream big. Work hard. Achieve.

This was the motto of Sara Sorrell’s graduate scholarship, but it’s also an underlying theme in Sara’s life. Sara grew up in Henry County, and when she graduated from New Castle High School, she knew she wanted to be a doctor. […]

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Henry County Creates: Business Builders Series Begins in January

First Financial Foundation Helps New Castle Main Street Support Local Entrepreneurs For the fourth year in a row, Henry County Creates will host a series of workshops and a pitch contest to help area entrepreneurs get the tools they need to succeed in business. Business Builders will begin in January, […]

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EDC Offers Training Grants

The EDC, in partnership with the Henry County Redevelopment Commission, has launched a pilot matching grant program for incumbent employee training. Employers are encouraged to request up to $7,500 in a matching grant for incumbent employee training. Employers must match the training grant dollar for dollar from company funds. For […]

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Murphy Graduates from the Advanced Economic Development Leadership (AEDL) Program

Corey Murphy, President of the New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation, recently completed the two-week Advanced Economic Development Leadership executive education program and was awarded the Master Economic Development Practitioner (MEDP) certificate. Murphy has been in economic development for 17 years. “This was a phenonomenal experience focused on the […]

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Knightstown Masonic building finds new life

The red brick structure at the northwest corner of Main and Jefferson began in 1900 as Golden Rule Lodge No. 16, replacing the previous Masonic Lodge which was destroyed by fire the year before. Today, 122 years later, entrepreneur Jonathan Jones is rapidly transforming the 3-story Knightstown landmark into the […]

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Local EDC Shares Regional Workforce Survey Results

The New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) recently partnered with other counties in the East Central Indiana region to conduct a wage and benefit survey. The Purdue Center for Regional Development (PCRD) conducted the confidential survey of 165 employers in the region. Survey questions included topics like total number of employees, types of benefits, and ranges of wages. […]

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