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Former visitors bureau facility sold

Last in a series A house along State Road 3 sold recently because its occupants are on the move – in more ways than one. New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. President Corey Murphy announced at last week’s City Council meeting the yellow house which served as home to the […]

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EDC now working on a triple crown of projects

First in a series Eight years ago this week, Corey Murphy began serving as the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Director. Since then, he and his dedicated team consisting of Penny York and Kelli Wasson have become such good jugglers, local officials hope the circus doesn’t lure them away. Murphy […]

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EDC director’s 3 wishes granted by Commissioners

New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. President Corey Murphy was a man on three monumental missions Wednesday night. Murphy brought three requests to the County Commissioners at their January meeting. Each could be described as a beacon of hope for Henry County. No impediments for home rehabilitation Murphy requested and […]

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Historically Speaking: Former mayor remembers EDC beginnings

During a time of national political gridlock and ugly tones in presidential debates, former New Castle Mayor Gerald “Bud” Ayers offered a welcome respite from it all – just by reminiscing. Ayers provided some icing on the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp.’s 40th birthday cake recently by sharing a […]

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EDC leaders praise county’s COVID response

Rising from the “dumpster-fire year” called 2020 is a civic glow spreading throughout Henry County.

So said New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. President Corey Murphy Thursday morning, who told EDC members local response to those businesses with COVID-19-related needs has been “phenomenal.”

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Shell of a plan

A massive building with no floor could help the New Castle job market reach new heights. So says Corey Murphy, the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development chief, who recently updated board members on the progress of building a new “shell building.” Planned to be built north of Boar’s Head North—which, […]

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