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The Richest County in Every State

The wealthiest parts of the country are clustered around metropolitan areas in the Northeast, the Mid Atlantic, and the West Coast. Of the 15 wealthiest major U.S. counties based on median annual........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 11th, 2017

The Richest County in Every State

The wealthiest parts of the country are clustered around metropolitan areas in the Northeast, the Mid Atlantic, and the West Coast. Of the 15 wealthiest major U.S. counties based on median annual........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 11th, 2017

The Poorest County in Every State

Incomes vary considerably across the country as well as within states. The income gaps between each state’s richest county and poorest county also vary considerably, with some states more equal........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 5th, 2017

How Morehead Memorial"s sale affects Rockingham County

The Triad Business Journal hosted its “The State of Rockingham,” panel in Reidsville on Friday. The topics discussed ranged from the future of Morehead Memorial to health care access concerns to economic development strategies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2017

Texas" largest power generator to shut three coal plants

Luminant Generation Co. LCC, Texas' largest power generator, will next year shut down three coal plants in the state. The Irving-based company said Oct. 13 it would shut down in 2018 the two-unit Sandow Power Plant in Rockdale in Milam County, which is a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2017

Central Texas coal plant to shut down as part of power generator"s pullback from fuel

Luminant Generation Co. LCC, Texas' largest power generator, will next year shut down three coal plants in the state — including one in Milam County, about 60 miles northeast of downtown Austin. The Irving-based company said Oct. 13 it would shut.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2017

Megan Daly wants you to know what"s happening at the Port of Albany

Megan Daly’s career has included planning and economic development responsibilities for city, county and state governments. She’s now at the Albany Port District Commission, the largest port in upstate New York......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

Shelby County ranked highest for net wealth in Alabama

Residents of Shelby County are the wealthiest in the Yellowhammer state. According to Smartasset.com, Shelby County has the highest net wealth across Alabama. The average Shelby County resident makes $33,494, is $53,571 in debt, and has a net worth of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

Greene County medical marijuana facility breaks ground

A former Greene County coal site will soon house a 16,000-square-foot medical marijuana facility. AgriMed held a groundbreaking at the former Buckeye Coal site for the facility, which was one of 12 granted by the state to grow and process medical ma.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

Soda Tax Fizzles In Chicago As Cook County Officials Cast Decisive 15-1 Repeal Vote

In a shocking move that completely upends Chicago's endless pursuit of higher taxes and an overly-regulated nanny state, the Cook County Finance Committee took the unprecedented step of voting to actually repeal their unpopular 'soda tax' last night.&nbs.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 11th, 2017

Fires have devastating impact on California wine country

Jeff Chiu/AP A series of fires whipped by powerful winds burned through Northern California's wine country on Monday. The eight-county blaze is being called one of the worst firestorms in state history. Fourteen fires erupted overnight in t.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 10th, 2017

Regulators recommend that the state reject a Ventura County natural gas plant

A California Energy Commission committee is u.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 6th, 2017

Know your neighbor: Where ABQ"s new residents are coming from

Bernalillo County has seen more than 33,000 domestic movers over the past five years, with over half of those movers coming from outside of the state. That's according to U.S. Census data from 2011 to 2015 compiled by Austin, Texas-based storage-s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2017

Four WNY communities shine with exceptionally low crime rates, says new report

The violent-crime rates for four Erie County towns are among the lowest in the entire state, according to new data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The agency’s crime report for 2016, which was released yesterday, includes detaile.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2017

Al Redmer, Pat McDonough announce candidacies for Baltimore County executive

Al Redmer Jr. and Pat McDonough both threw their hats into the ring Saturday to become Baltimore County's first Republican county executive since 1994, following months of speculation about their candidacies. Redmer, a former state delegate who cu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 23rd, 2017

Rushern Baker says Prince George"s bid for Amazon HQ2 doesn"t detract from Baltimore"s (Video)

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III says the county's bids for Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters are not meant to detract from Baltimore's competing bid — he wants the state to have as many chances to win as possible. Baltimore a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2017

State council to consider Mercy Flight ambulance expansion in Niagara County

The Mercy EMS division expansion faces objections by two competitors, but is receiving support from a emergency service providers across the county......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2017

1 killed, 4 injured after student opens fire at Washington state school

Spokane County Sheriff said suspect brought multiple weapons to the campus and the shooting took place in a second-floor hallway.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 13th, 2017

Triangle tech talent: Local leaders talk about pitching the workforce to Amazon

Hours after Indian IT firm Infosys announced it had picked Raleigh for its 2,000-job Wake County tech hub, a group of panelists talked tech talent at N.C. State University – and luring Amazon was a hot topic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2017

Pittsburgh public transportation faces cuts under budget

The Port Authority of Allegheny County would be forced to make significant cuts in service under a proposed state budget......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 12th, 2017

Least Obese County in Every State

Obesity is a serious epidemic in the United States. Over one third of the population has a Body Mass Index (BMI) score greater than or equal to 30, which is considered not just overweight, but obese.........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 8th, 2017