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Happy birthday, EDC

Today, the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation is celebrating 40 years of serving the community with the support of area companies, non-profit organizations, and government entities. […]

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Team approach key to future economic growth

Henry County is a place where team play is legendary. Basketball banners hang from gyms all across the county. A New Castle museum here celebrates great team players from across the state. A movie was made using a storied gym in Knightstown. During its June meeting, members of the New […]

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Supporting small business through the COVID-19 recovery

According to a recent survey, Henry County shoppers want to get back to normal, while keeping some of the COVID-19 practices in place. More than 400 people responded to an online survey co-sponsored by Henry Community Health, New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), East Central Indiana Small Business Development […]

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EDC hears COVID-19, shell building updates

An ‘ELF’ has stood extremely tall for some Henry County businesses coping with the effects of COVID-19. During Thursday’s New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. board meeting, members learned that the organization’s Enterprise Loan Fund has approved seven loans totaling $58,000. EDC President Corey Murphy said that represented half the […]

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EDC hears how local business is coping with COVID-19

Fortunate, diligent and aggressive. Stable and strong. Tremendous success. Ready to pounce. Those words described what it’s like in the local business trenches during this COVID-19 pandemic. New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. board members heard largely positive, frank and heartfelt updates from officials with manufacturing, real estate, banking and energy sectors of the economy during their May 7 meeting. […]

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Couple is sold on downtown New Castle

The move of their business to downtown New Castle began three years ago this past October when Carmen Cash had something rare – a day all to herself with no plans. The busy working wife and mother of four rarely gets such a thing. On this one, while reflecting and […]

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Celebrating 40 years

The New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation is celebrating 40 years of serving the community with the support of area companies, non-profit organizations, and government entities. Our focus continues to be on growth, development, innovation, and quality of life. As we celebrate the past four decades, we’ll share some archived […]

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