Energizer Manufacturing Inc. is seeking tax breaks from the city of Franklin in return for opening a $62.7 million packaging and distribution center in Franklin Tech Park, just east of Interstate 65 and south of State Road 44.
The utility, with more than 300,000 customers in central Indiana, announced a settlement agreement Tuesday with consumer groups.
The investor group behind Tap & Axe, which includes the founder of craft-focused Hoosier Brewing Co., expects to spend more than $500,000 in the end to buy and renovate its 109-year-old downtown location.
Franklin's redevelopment commission reached an agreement last week to spend $850,000 to buy a key piece of land and relocate two businesses for the project.
The groups say the EPA’s handling of the site formerly used by electronics manufacturer Amphenol involved “serious mismanagement.”
Here’s a rundown of some of the independents still pushing paperbacks, offering honest staff recommendations and otherwise keeping local lit alive.
Its $1.5 million investment is expected to help B2S Life Sciences more than double its staff and grow its client base, which includes contract research groups, pharmaceutical firms and biotech startups.
Founded in 1977, Emmanuel Church is working on its second new place of worship in five years to help serve its growing congregation.
Crews are now upgrading the line through Franklin as part of Louisville & Indiana Railroad's plan for faster and longer trains between Indianapolis and Louisville.
In the largest project in its history, Johnson Memorial plans to demolish its old hospital building and construct two new health care facilities.
The owner of the barn told police he had recently bought the 20 calves from a sale in Kentucky and was planning to auction them. They were worth about $21,000.
The mayor of Franklin wants more entrepreneurs and small, local business owners operating their businesses out of the downtown area near coffee shops and restaurants within walking distance of their offices.
The city is partnering with a private developer to turn a former factory building into condominiums, retail and event center space—one of several projects that could help revitalize its downtown.
A Shelby County brewing company and restaurant plans to move its business to Johnson County after receiving financial assistance from the Franklin Development Commission.
Hundreds of homes and businesses in a central Indiana city hit hard by flash flooding seven years ago could face hefty jumps in their insurance costs if updated federal flood plain maps are approved.
The state highway department said a contractor plans to begin work March 16 on a $36 million project for rebuilding and widening I-65 between Southport Road in Indianapolis and the Main Street interchange in Greenwood.
A central Indiana group that provides animal adoptions and helps low-income pet owners is running short of money and volunteers, and organizers say it may be forced to close.
A backlog of unfinished work by the Franklin Development Corp. is why Mayor Joe McGuinness doesn’t want to give new funding to the organization until the pending projects are finished.