There’s finally a winner in the Democratic primary for the 5th Congressional District seat currently held by Republican Virginia Foxx. via The Dispatch
The process is different from current coal gasification because it super heats the coal or other material such as solid waste or chicken litter, rather than setting it on fire as current technology does. Bixby will actually do the manufacturing, in the former mirror factory in North Wilkesboro. About 9 employees work there currently, but total employment at full production is anticipated to be around 120 people. At an event this afternoon, 5th District Representative Virginia Foxx said the situation is a win-win for everyone involved:
We’ll have more concerning the product and the potential for Wilkes on Monday morning’s 3WC newscasts.
Where in downtown West Jefferson do your government officials hide? The West Jefferson Business Association is hosting five summer scavenger hunts to find your local officials. via The Mountain Times