Economic Development Projects Could Bring Thousands of Jobs to Richburg and Fort Mill


Three economic development projects have been announced by South Carolina state officials that could bring several thousand jobs to Richburg and Fort Mill.

Business names and sites haven't been disclosed, but the York County Council approved applications for two state grants which is a vital step in the recruitment of two projects that could bring as many as 5,000 workers to the county.

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Federal Programs Related to - Employment, General/Other

Programs whose primary purpose is to help people find, secure and sustain suitable gainful employment.

Federal Programs Related to - Regional Economic Development

Programs that provide technical assistance, venture capital, loans, loan guarantees or other forms of management support to encourage the establishment and growth of business and industry in a particular region of the United States.

Federal Programs Related to - Public, Society Benefit, General/Other

Programs that focus on promoting the effective functioning of government, public administration and public officials and support or provide services required for the effective functioning of society's infrastructure.

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    Programs provide any of a wide variety of incentives to encourage new businesses and industries to locate in a particular community, to provide development and expansion opportunities for existing businesses, and to discourage existing businesses from leaving the area and relocating elsewhere.

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