Project Road Runner
FIRST ON 3: Brunswick County eliminated from Caterpillar search last week; thousands of jobs to Georgia
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 10:00pm.

video Caterpillar will not call southeastern North Carolina its new home. Brunswick County Economic Development Commission Executive Director Jim Bradshaw says Brunswick County was eliminated from the selection for a proposed manufacturing plant back on February 7, but officials chose to keep that decision quiet until now.

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Caterpillar to build plant in Georgia, create 4,200 jobs
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 10:41am.

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal confirmed that Caterpillar plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Georgia, a project company officials say will create more than 4,200 US jobs.

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Caterpillar met recently with local elected officials, school leaders as site pick nears
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 3:19pm.

video School officials in New Hanover County say Caterpillar talked to them and Brunswick County educators recently to discuss their schools. Why here? In an e-mail to Peoria County, IL, Caterpillar reportedly said it wants to move the factory closer to its facility in Cary and wants better port access.

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McComas: Project Road Runner speeding along
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 4:57pm.

We're starting to get more details about a plan to bring a new industry to southeastern North Carolina. State Rep. Danny McComas (R-19th District) says the so-called Project Road Runner is good for the community, the region and the state.

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