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Augusta Library, Rotary partner to help older population seeking jobs

Augusta County Library 2By Lynn R. Mitchell

Some have described libraries as the heart of a community, and that is certainly true in Augusta. Working with the community, the Augusta County Library has partnered with the local Rotary Club to work with unemployed older workers in their 50s and 60s who are seeking employment in the job market (see Augusta County, Va: Innovations and Solutions):

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McKee Foods aka Little Debbie to expand Stuarts Draft facility

Little DebbieBy Lynn R. Mitchell

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that McKee Foods Corporation will invest $34 million to expand production at its manufacturing facility in Stuarts Draft in Augusta County. Virginia successfully competed against Arkansas for the project, which will create 54 new jobs.

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Business community, public officials support Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Pipeline mapBy Lynn R. Mitchell

The proposed natural gas pipeline in Augusta County just got a whole lot more important with support from Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and a public outpouring of support from the business community as well as public officials including former Augusta County-Staunton Delegate Chris Saxman (R-20th), now executive director of the Virginia Foundation for Research and Economic Education.

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