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Penny York Begins Teaching at Indiana Wesleyan University

Penny York, Special Projects Coordinator at the New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has embarked on a new adventure. York has become an Adjunct Professor with Indiana Wesleyan University, along with continuing her work with the EDC. York obtained her bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Anderson University […]

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Murphy Earns Finance Certification

New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) President Corey Murphy recently added another certification to his extensive training portfolio. Murphy recently completed the National Development Council’s Economic Development Finance Professional Certification Program courses. His attendance was made possible in part by the Henry County REMC and Hoosier Energy. The […]

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KDC Investments Announces Flex Building Project in Knightstown

As Knightstown, Indiana, continues to grow and attract small business owners and entrepreneurs, there is a need for operational space. Many currently work out of garages, home office spaces, or communal business buildings. The problem is clear: small business owners simply need more room as they continue to grow. KDC […]

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Spec Building

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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EDC members learn of possible new jobs in Middletown

A Middletown building with a revered past will soon be site of a brighter economic future for northwestern Henry County. At the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. March meeting, board members learned that the second-largest community will be the new home for BCW Supplies, an Anderson company wanting to […]

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Henry County Breaks Ground For New Spec Building

Officials in Henry County recently broke ground on a new speculative (shell) building project in New Castle, Indiana. The new construction will become New Castle-Henry County Industrial Park’s third spec building. The newest spec building is currently available to interested buyers. The building sits on 15 (+/-) acres and will […]

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More local properties being transformed by 2nd EPA grant

Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, former business properties are coming back to life, thanks in large part to the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. At a recent EDC meeting, board members learned that another Environmental Protection Agency grant is helping transform places suspected of contamination into new […]

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Local EMS crews busier than ever

What started with Chuck Wood and his one-ton Dodge panel truck on Dec. 8, 1944 has evolved into a versatile, multi-faceted daily lifesaver for Henry County. The New Castle-Henry County Emergency First Aid Unit made more than 6,700 runs in 2020. Josh Russell, the unit’s director, recently gave the New […]

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EDC hoping to get another round of COVID relief funds

After going to bat for the city of New Castle, the local economic development office wants to take a swing at helping businesses in the county. Last week, members of the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Board of Directors authorized the local office to serve as a “sub-recipient” in another […]

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