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Peco one step closer to securing money for jobs

Peco is a step closer to securing money to expand its operations and add three-hundred new jobs. Peco is a step closer to securing money to expand its operations and add three-hundred new jobs.

BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) – Peco is a step closer to securing money to expand its operations and add three-hundred new jobs.

Tuesday night, the Batesville City Council gave permission for Peco Foods to apply for a state economic grant.

The grant would provide Peco with at least $485,000 to complete its expansion.

Independence County Economic Development Director Larry Jones says Peco should know by early September if it will receive the money.

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