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Old 07-21-2006, 07:46 AM
 
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Prospect of cheap power puts Caldwell County on company's short list
Internet giant Google is considering North Carolina as one of two or three finalists for an $800 million to $1 billion computer center that would employ 200 workers,
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Old 07-21-2006, 07:58 AM
 
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Google? YEAH!!!!

can you send me a linky?
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Old 07-21-2006, 08:03 AM
 
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Does anyone in Caldwell County know how to program computers?? (*ducks*)
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Old 07-21-2006, 08:08 AM
 
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Google? YEAH!!!!

can you send me a linky?
go to charlotte.com and the story is there
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Old 07-21-2006, 08:08 AM
 
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Hmmm never mind, Caldwell County is far far away from me. I think Google should choose Holly Springs
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Old 07-21-2006, 08:11 AM
 
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where is caldwell county
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Old 07-21-2006, 08:14 AM
 
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If Google chose anywhere in NC you'd think it'd be Research Triangle Park. *shrug*

Caldwell County is in the mountains. Lenoir is the county seat.
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Old 07-21-2006, 08:15 AM
 
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I can commute to RTP with no problem. I'll write a letter to Google asking them to reconsider
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Old 07-21-2006, 08:35 AM
 
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Easy guys... it's just a data farm. Most of the jobs will be lackluster maintainence jobs. The meaty development stuff won't come here.
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Old 07-21-2006, 08:36 AM
 
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What google like a lot of companies do, they relocate some of the employees there already have to these new sites so while it brings jobs to the area, they are already filled, there is usually a small percent that do not relocate and that is usually made up with the local area people...

I've seen that a lot in NC, companies relocate employees to the area but then these same people get relocated again somewhere else..
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