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Locking in megasite tenant proves crucial

Locking in megasite tenant proves crucial

With the announcement this month that Toyota Motor North America chose the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite as the location for Toyota's new $1.29 billion automotive battery manufacturing plant, there was considerable celebration. The subject also has been much-discussed among residents in Randolph County. Part of the mystery that awaits is what will the impact be beyond the megasite itself. The site, located in Liberty, is zoned for heavy industrial use. Water and sewer is to be provided by the City of Greensboro. Local officials have touted the impact that will accompany the Toyota plant. It’s bound to spawn other businesses. Meanwhile, the…
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Hiring issues impact Zoo

Hiring issues impact Zoo

ASHEBORO — At the same time the North Carolina Zoo is seeing a huge increase in visitors compared with last year, it's struggling to find staff to keep all of its exhibits open. Most attractions are open, but certain features like an obstacle course and feeding activities have remained closed. Twenty people recently turned out for a job fair with dozens of open positions. Many of the jobs at the zoo are part time, temporary and pay about $10 to $12 per hour.
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