Governor to announce economic development project in Hillsville

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McAuliffe and Virginia’s agriculture secretary will make announcement Oct. 19 at Carroll County’s industrial park

Staff Report

HILLSVILLE — Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Dr. Basil Gooden will be in Hillsville on Oct. 19 for an economic development announcement.

On Thursday, the Carroll County Board of Supervisors sent out invitations to the event in the county’s industrial park.

The county provided no other details about what the announcement will involve, though the address of the event, 227 Industrial Park Drive, is the site of Virginia Produce Co.

The announcement is set for 1 p.m.