Update: Buncombe County Commissioners vote unanimously in favor of economic development agreement with East Fork Pottery
Buncombe County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to enter into an economic development agreement with East Fork Pottery.
East Fork Pottery asked the county to provide economic development incentives to help it with its expansion and the creation of new jobs. The ceramic dishware manufacturer and distributor, which employs about 100 people, recently announced plans to invest $2.38 million in its Asheville operations. The investments will include renovating and purchasing property, adding 50 full-time jobs that pay an average wage of $22.46 an hour, and hiring from disadvantaged populations.
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