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Weekly Newsletter - July 28, 2016

Gateway Insight

Business in the South is as Good as it Gets

Michael Randle | Southern Business and Development

For those who still languish over "losing to China" or believe that the economy is still in recession, wake up and smell the data. Economic development in the South was about as good as it gets in calendar year 2015 according to the data.

Parts of this country, specifically the South, have become so cost competitive for industry that we are actually beating China at its own game, which it successfully implemented by capturing U.S.­based manufacturers by the thousands from the mid­'90s to 2010.

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37 Students Attending 4th Annual Manufacturing Technology Camp

Contributed Report | Progress-­Index

Thirty­seven students signed up to participate in the fourth annual Dream It Do It Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Camp July 27 ­ 30 at Industrial TurnAround Corporation (ITAC), located at 13141 N. Enon Church Road.

The camp is sponsored by the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber, area manufacturers and school systems in the city of Hopewell and the counties of Dinwiddie and Prince George. Twelve students from Hopewell High School; 13 students from Dinwiddie High School and 12 students from Prince George High School will participate in the competition.

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