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WSOC-TV Article

Published on: July 05, 2011

ANSON COUNTY, N.C. -- A Raleigh company is bringing 300 jobs to Anson County. Grow-Green Power announced plans to build a greenhouse for tomatoes. The company released some drawings of what the facility will look like. The company is focused on the environment, so in addition to the greenhouse, it will also power a generator that can feed electricity back into the power grid.

The unemployment rate for Anson County has been dropping steadily from more than 14 percent at this time last year. The most recent numbers are from May and they show there is still an 11.7 percent unemployment in that area. Read more here...