Thursday Open Line


Not only is Sheetz building a new store here in Henderson, NC but rumor is they are also looking for a location for a new distribution hub to service the whole area as they expand more into North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.  Their current distribution hub is in Pennsylvania, and boasts daily shipments from Pennsylvania to each store, including those here in North Carolina.  Transportation savings justify seeking a 200,000 square foot facility in our state that would bring 200 jobs to the chosen area.  Source – News & Observer

Think Vance County has a shot at landing that gig?  What sort of incentives would the city and or county be able to offer?