Officials: County won't lose Rural Center incentive grants
By Steve Herring
Published in News on August 5, 2013 1:46 PM
A worker bales hay at ACX Pacific Northwest, an animal feed company now housed in the former Carolina Tobacco Warehouse on Jeffreys Lane. Wayne County took advantage of a $340,000 Building Reuse Grant from the North Carolina Rural Center to help the company invest in the project.
Wayne County has been assured that it will still receive $425,000 in economic-incentive grants promised by the N.C. Rural Economic Development Center despite the state's freezing of the Center's funding. Nor is the closing of the state's Biofuels Center...
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