logo(Hendersonville Times-News) Henderson County commissioners will decide whether to give more than $500,000 in economic incentives to a local company looking to add 68 jobs as part of a nearly $27 million expansion.

According to information included with the agenda for Monday’s Board of Commissioners meeting, a company dubbed “Project Atlas” is looking to bolster its operation by a taxable capital investment of at least $26,910,000 in business personal property, or equipment.

That investment would result in 68 new jobs with an average wage of $47,000, which is in excess of the average wage in the county for full-time employment, plus other benefits, according to the agenda.

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