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Precision Parts Manufacturer to Grow in Rush County / Add 62 new JOBS!

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The Rush County Economic & Community Development Corporation announced that JM CNC, LLC, a computer numerical control (CNC) manufacturer, plans to expand its operations to Rush County, creating up to 62 new jobs by 2018. The homegrown Hoosier company will invest $4.5 million to add 40,000-square-feet to its Rushville location. The renovation will provide additional [Read More…]

GOOD NEWS FOR INDIANA – Duke Energy Rates Decrease!

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PLAINFIELD, IND. – Duke Energy customers in Indiana are getting a break on their summer electric bills, and they can expect additional savings through the end of the year due to lower fuel costs. Rates for the average residential customer have declined about 8 percent compared to last July, in large part due to lower [Read More…]

RUSHVILLE BECOMES FIRST INDIANA CITY CERTIFIED AS BROADBAND READY COMMUNITY!

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In a concerted effort to promote private investment in broadband infrastructure, The City of Rushville and the Rush County Economic & Community Development Corporation completed all steps required to apply for the Broadband Ready Community certification. Application was made to the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and its Broadband Ready Communities Development Center. The City of [Read More…]

KROGER invests $1.2 million; builds new Fuel Center in Rushville

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Kroger Central Division leaders celebrated the grand opening of a new fuel center adjacent to the company’s Rushville store at 202 South Main Street in Rushville Friday morning. The total economic investment in this fuel center is $1.2 million. Kroger’s project was led by Project Manager Reggie Henderson. This investment strengthens Kroger’s economic and workforce [Read More…]

ECDC Hosts Social Media Event: Blogging 101

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Does your organization have a website? What’s its purpose? Brand identification, public relations, and lead generation? If you want to improve your SEO (search engine optimization), which means increasing visibility, therefore, bringing more visitors to your site, great, fresh content is the key. Effective blogging can and will improve SEO, which leads to a higher [Read More…]

Duke Energy to help prepare Rush County industrial building for potential industrial development

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Duke Energy Indiana has selected 100,000 square feet of available space at the Industrial Jordan Manufacturing Building in Rush County for the utility’s 2015 Site Readiness Program. The building is located at 1250 Commerce Drive in Rushville. The Site Readiness Program is a key component of Duke Energy’s economic development model. It identifies, evaluates, and [Read More…]

RUSH COUNTY FIRST IN INDIANA TO BECOME CERTIFIED AS A WORK READY COMMUNITY!

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The Rush County Economic and Community Development Corporation announced today that Rush County is now certified as an ACT™ Work Ready Community (CWRC). The process of working toward this goal began last April when they publicized participation in the program. The CWRC is an initiative that showcases the highly skilled workforce that businesses require in [Read More…]

RUSH COUNTY / RUSHVILLE named FINALIST for Hometown Collaboration Initiative!

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Lt. Governor Ellspermann sends official announcements to Hometown Collaboration Initiative Finalist Communities. INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann electronically sent congratulatory announcement videos to the six newly designated finalist communities for the Hometown Collaboration Initiative (HCI). The program, in its inaugural year is administered by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) in [Read More…]

Wind Farm a real possibility for Rush County

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A proposal for a three-county (Fayette, Henry and Rush) wind farm project gained local support earlier this week. A similar project a few years earlier never got off the ground following a number of meetings with the counties involved. NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, is looking into placing eight wind turbines [Read More…]