Month: December 2010

Employers Who Hired in 2010 Could Qualify for HIRE Act Tax Exemption

December 30, 2010

There is no doubt that those who have been hired in the last year are considered fortunate. The HIRE Act can help to extend that fortune to qualifying employers as well. The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act was put into place in March 2010. The intention was to motivate businesses to hire employees for new positions by offering tax incentives; not to mention creating employment for previously unemployed Americans. Businesses can take advantage of the 6.2% payroll incentive directly related to hiring employees and writing off investments in equipment.

Clement Pappas: The Company behind Your Favorite Juice

Clement Pappas officially arrived in Henderson County in 2001, with the purchase of the former Northland Cranberries facility located in the Mountain Home Industrial Park. While the 220,000 square foot facility is largely hidden from highway traffic the average consumer likely encounters their product each and every time they visit the local supermarket. Since the company’s founding in 1942, Clement Pappas has established itself as the one of premier private label bottling companies in the world, bottling product for name brand labels as well as numerous private label brands found in many of the nation’s and most well known largest retailers.

Wingate University Announces Hendersonville Campus

December 20, 2010

“Win-git” or “win-gate”, say it how you will, but Wingate University is coming to town. The University announced in August they would like to open a Western North Carolina campus in Henderson County and with support from the Henderson County Board of Commissioners and Hendersonville City Council, the plan is coming together. Working alongside the Partnership, Wingate narrowed its search to downtown Hendersonville locations, and announced the ‘Hendersonville Campus’ on December 20th. Wingate will occupy the two-story, 11,056 sf building located at 220 5th Avenue.