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Larry Chambers
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (second from right) and Agriculture and Forestry Secretary Basil Gooden (right), were given pumpkins by Moir Beamer, president of Virginia Produce in Hillsville (left). The pumpkins were raised on the Banks and Light farms in Carroll County and presented by Kelly Light and John Banks.
Virginia Produce to expand in Carroll County

By LARRY CHAMBERS, Staff

HILLSVILLE – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joined Carroll County officials Thursday in an economic development announcement that will lead to 33 new jobs.

McAuliffe, joined by Dr. Basil Gooden, agriculture and forestry secretary, announced that Virginia Produce Company (VPC) will create 33 new jobs and invest $650,000 to support a major expansion at its produce wholesale facility in the Carroll County Industrial Park.

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