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SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Approximately 35 new jobs could be coming to South Whitley.
At Tuesdayâ€™s Town Council meeting, Alan Tio, Whitley County Economic Development Corporation president, asked town leaders for the OK to proceed with a grant application that would allow for a new business to move into South Whitley.
â€śWe are still a long way off from knowing for sure if this is going to go through,â€ť Tio said. â€śBut this gets the ball rolling for us.â€ť
The town will be applying for a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant that would allow the town to purchase a piece of real estate.
â€śThe best way to describe it is as a pass-through opportunity,â€ť said Tio.
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