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Hema Patel, 3 other S.C. SBDC clients receive SBA awards

Hemalata Patel of Courtesy Management received the 2019 State and Southeast Regional Rural Small Business Owner of the Year.

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Small Business Development Centers, the state’s premier provider of business assistance to entrepreneurs and small business owners, announced that four of its clients were recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration-South Carolina District Office for outstanding achievement in advancing the needs of the small business community.

The awards were presented in a ceremony honoring National Small Business Week held May 1 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

The SBA named Karen Jenkins of KRJ Consulting the 2019 State Female Small Business Person of the Year, Boyd and Nichole Johnson of Boyd Cycling South Carolina State Exporter of the Year, Srikanth Kodeboyina of Blue Eye Soft Corp the State and Southeast Regional 2019 Minority Small Business Person of the Year and Hemalata Patel of Courtesy Management the 2019 State and Southeast Regional Rural Small Business Owner of the Year.

“The development and growth of small businesses in South Carolina are essential to the state’s overall economy,” said SC SBDC State Director Michele Abraham. “The SC SBDC is committed to providing support and opportunities to companies like KRJ Consulting, Boyd Cycling, Blue Eye Soft and Courtesy Management to help them succeed.”

The Rural Small Business Owner award recognizes recipients for their operational excellence as a rural small business owner, their efforts to increase the awareness of the contributions of rural small businesses to economic vitality and create a better business environment.

“I am most honored and grateful to receive the Rural Small Business Person of the Year Award. Winning the award only strengthens our small business’ resolve to continue to grow, to continue to seek out new opportunities, to continue to innovate, and to continue to build systems that benefit our employees, our broader community, and our most important group of people–our guests,” said Hemalata Patel, owner of Courtesy Management. “I want to single out one particular person for special recognition, Jimmy Johnson, SC State University region director of the S.C. SBDC. Many thanks to Jimmy for submitting my nomination.”

Orangeburg-based Courtesy Management is an award-winning hotel and property management company that is redefining the concept of excellence in hospitality. Over the past three decades, Courtesy Management has built and managed over 25 hotels by partnering with industry leading brands such as IHG, Hilton, CHOICE Hotels, Best Western, Marriott, and Wyndham Hotels Group. Since 1997, the company has developed and invested in premier assets in small to mid-sized communities, implemented effective business strategies and operating procedures, managed market leading properties, all while focusing on sustainable construction and operations. Today, the company not only builds and manages their own award-winning hotels but is growing into a successful third-party management company for franchise owners and investors that seek to partner with a trusted ally and team of hospitality industry professionals committed to taking ‘a hands-on approach’ in their assets and maximizing and delivering positive financial results.

Earlier this year, Patel was also named Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Person of the Year.

‘Our hope for tomorrow’: Tri-County Industrial site at I-26-U.S. 601 a ‘premier location’

Local economic development officials and community leaders unveiled the region’s newest industrial site on Friday.

But Tri-County Electric Cooperative Chief Executive Officer Chad Lowder said it’s not just another industrial site.

 “This is a catalysis of investment for job creation and economic growth,” he said.

The 380-acre Tri-County Global Industrial Site is located near the U.S. Highway 601 and Interstate 26 interchange.

The certified site has received all the necessary environmental assessments. About 80 acres have been cleared, grubbed and graded. Another 20 acres of the property have been thinned.

A 45-acre pad site has been finished which can accommodate up to 2 million square feet of industry.

“We believe that this site is one of the premier locations for industry in the state,” Lowder said. “It has mainline Norfolk Southern rail access and is located along Interstate 26. These unique benefits make this site extremely attractive to prospects and will enable us to locate a great industry for the region.”

“We have shown it a couple of times,” Lowder continued. “The biggest thing is they have to have a guarantee for wastewater and water and gas.”

The Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities will provide water, gas and sewer to the property.

Water and natural gas are expected to be completed toward the end of 2019, with sewer infrastructure to be complete by the middle of 2020.

The site’s electric service is provided directly by Tri-County Electric Cooperative.

Santee Cooper has already placed a solar farm on the interstate frontage part of the property. It will serve the industrial park and other customers.

Sen. John Matthews, D-Bowman, said, “I have seen economic growth rapidly moving up from the Charleston area, Summerville and it will be here soon.

“Most industrial prospects, they don’t know what you can get, they want to know what you’ve got. … You have to be ready if you want to compete in this job market.”

Rep. Russell Ott, D-St. Matthews, described the property as having “pretty much everything you can possibly ask for.”

“I really think coming across I-26 on this side of 26 truly does signal progress and movement toward Calhoun County which is so important,” he said. “I see a bunch of jobs, improvement and quality of life.”

Orangeburg County Council Chairman Johnnie Wright described the partnership between Calhoun and Orangeburg counties as one of the most successful displays of teamwork in the region.

“I think we are on the road and we will move forward,” he said.

Calhoun County Council Vice Chairman James Haigler recalled when he was growing up, U.S. 601 had one store.

“Look at it now with all the hotels and eating places. … It shows you what can be done when people do things together,” he said.

Haigler said future generations will be able to reap the fruits of their labors.

Tri-County Electric Cooperative Board Chair Barbara Weston says she has faith in the project.

“When I look around and we see all the evidence of things that we cannot even see, that is our hope for tomorrow, our vision,” she said.

South Carolina Department of Commerce Director of Global Business Nelson Lindsay said a site with rail is a jewel.

“Good rail sites are few and far in between,” he said. “When you are able to bring one on line, it is very critical. Not every project is going to need rail but the ones that do are generally higher in capital investment and with a larger number of jobs.”

Tri-County Electric Cooperative, through its land-holding entity, TriCo Development LLC, purchased the property in March 2018 for about $5.5 million. The property was purchased from Bert and Thomas Gue of B&T Limited Partnership as well as the Gressette Family Partnership.

South Carolina Power Team, the economic development organization serving the state’s 20 electric cooperatives, also helped fund the purchase of the property, providing a 1-to-1 match.

The property has long been on the radar for economic development officials.

While Tri-County has helped with the development of many area industrial parks, including the John Matthews Industrial Park at U.S. 301 and U.S. 176, the Jafza Magna Park in Santee and the Calhoun County Industrial Park off Interstate 26, this is the first property the utility has purchased for its own industrial park.

Orangeburg County has 14 industrial sites and eight industrial parks listed on the Orangeburg County Development Commission website. The parks range from 24 acres to 1,324 acres, each with various amenities.

Calhoun County has five industrial sites and one industrial park, according to the Central South Carolina Alliance website.

 

Collaboration leads to unprecedented economic development opportunity for Orangeburg County

Over the last decade, Orangeburg County has become even more probusiness with an outstanding leadership, workforce, strong training programs and great proximity to the Port of Charleston.

Now our citizens are reaping these benefits.

The number of prospects (company leaders taking a close look at Orangeburg County) is one of the highest in five years and unemployment is the lowest in four decades. We continue to target industrial sectors like automotive, aerospace, logistics, chemicals, plastics, advanced textiles, agribusiness and even energy.

During the last year, we have welcomed companies from around the globe.

Most recently Orangeburg County proudly hosted a delegation of Spanish Aviation Companies on a tour through the state and also had the opportunity to present Orangeburg to a gathering of the South Carolina Department of Commerce International Project Managers. These meetings allow us to get Orangeburg County’s message around the world.

Also this year, we announced our 22nd international company. These 22 companies represent 13 foreign countries operating within our county with more than 5,000-plus employees, ranking us in the top tier for the state per capita and one of the top micropolitan areas in the country for economic development per Site Selection Magazine.

Let’s not forgot that South Carolina is No. 1 in FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in the country and being in the top tier means Orangeburg County has a world of opportunity.

Examples of these new global companies include:

  • Gnotec, the first Swedish manufacturing facility to supply Volvo in South Carolina.
  • Quality Models, a Canadian-based company, recently announced Orangeburg would be the new headquarters for its U.S. operations.

U.S.-based companies locating or expanding in Orangeburg County include:

  • Carolina Chips’ $40 million facility in Holly Hill.
  • IPS Packaging, which recently constructed a new 50,000-square-foot facility in Orangeburg County/City Industrial Park.
  • Dempsey Wood Products expanding its facility near Rowesville.
  • Longleaf Packaging just announced a new manufacturing plant on I-95 in the Providence area.
  • The brand new Frank P. Tourville Jr. Engineering Center of Excellence was just completed for our own Zeus Industrial Products.

Together these investments total more than $87.7-plus million and represent 255 new jobs and numerous new families to the region.

All of this is great.

Most importantly is the fact that we’ve had more than 1 million square feet of new construction in the last two years as Orangeburg County quickly has become a top business location in the Midlands.

This year we celebrated the fourth annual Business Hall of Fame hosted by the Orangeburg County Partnership, which was a sellout and had a record number of sponsors.

We recognized people of character who demonstrate to our youth what hard work, vision and determination can mean if you commit yourself to excellence.

Orangeburg County also proudly hosted the 29th Annual South Carolina Rural Summit held March 4 and 5 at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Roquemore Auditorium.

This is the first time Orangeburg County has ever hosted the event and it was a hit. More than 150 leaders from around the state got the opportunity to visit and learn about our county.

Another exciting growth area is solar farms, which have brought the county more than $500 million in new investments from companies including Tradewinds, Southern Current, Eagle Solar and Narenco Solar.

With all of our success, the key ingredient is still collaboration, which Orangeburg County is seeing at encouraging new levels between the county and our 17 municipalities with the One Orangeburg County Initiative.

The new gateway signs, built by the County of Orangeburg and supported by the city, address key issues that we can solve together.

The county also has more than 100 new infrastructure projects that will be funded by the capital penny sales tax, paving the way for new economic development and a better life for our citizens.

Furthermore, the One Orangeburg County Initiative is bringing together more than 1,200 people committed to making our community an even better place to live, work, play, shop and learn.

As industry grows, commercial retail develops also, benefiting everyone.

The City of Orangeburg announced Ollie’s, the new Badcock Furniture, Planet Fitness and the grand re-opening of both Gold’s Gym and Big Lots, to name a few.

Recreationally, the city will open its new $18 million sports complex on North Road in the spring and will bring families to Orangeburg for “travel ball,” baseball and softball.

Our county, with the support of the Orangeburg Legislative Delegation, is working hard to clean the Edisto River and bring back our outdoor playground to a place where we can all access the beauty of the longest black water river in the United States.

We are proud to be part of such a supportive community with such committed leaders.

Our economic development team’s work would not be possible without the support we receive from so many community leaders, allies, investors and involved citizens in the One Orangeburg County Initiative and the “1,000.”

We’re excited to build on the strong momentum of 2018.

In fact, there are several new projects in the pipeline I wish I could tell you about.

While it’s too soon to disclose the details, I can tell you I am confident Orangeburg County will continue to rise to new heights and truly make you proud to call her home.

Stay tuned for a great year ahead!

 

 

Ohio’s winning ways stem from collaboration and commitment to community.

Ohio’s winning ways stem from collaboration and commitment to community.

Micropolitan is a fancy word for a small town. The U.S. Census Bureau provides an exhaustive definition, but when it comes down to it, a micropolitan statistical area (MSA) is a geographic region of one or more counties with one city of 10,000 to 50,000 people. Micropolitans are sprinkled throughout the state of Ohio, and some are right out of a work by Norman Rockwell.

Charming, yes. Sleepy, no. Not in Ohio, as emphatically shown in Site Selection’s ranking of Top Micropolitans for 2018. In 2018, as in the three previous years, Ohio produced more Top 100 micropolitans —17 — than any other state. Four Ohio micropolitans — Findlay, Wooster, Ashland and Defiance — made the Top 10. Perhaps most impressive of all, micropolitan Ohio’s 109 qualifying investments dwarfed those of second-place Kentucky, which totaled 40. The remainder of the Top 10 include Georgia, North Carolina, Nebraska, Texas, Tennessee, Indiana, Alabama and Pennsylvania.

“The quality of life is a true selling point.” Second-ranked Wooster gathers for the holidays.

Photo courtesy of Wayne Economic Development Council

 

No. 1: Findlay

The best athletes work like mad to remain at the tops of their games. The best teams play through injuries and put individual egos aside.

So it is with Findlay, which might be seen as the concentrated essence of small town Ohio. With 23 qualifying investments, Findlay, an hour south of Toledo, is Site Selection’s top micropolitan for the fifth straight year. It’s a record of dominance that has helped propel the town of 41,000 residents to superstar status, so much so that Tim Mayle, director of Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development, is forever being asked to explain the “Findlay Formula.”

 


 

Findlay, Ohio

Top Projects by Capital Investment

 

Company City New/
Expansion
$USM Jobs
Home Depot Rapid Deployment Center Van Buren 25
MITEC Powertrain Findlay E 20 77
Nissin Brake Ohio Findlay E 15
Whirlpool Corp. Findlay E 13 260
Hamlet Protein Findlay E 12

 


“What sets Findlay apart,” Mayle tells Site Selection, “is our ability to collaborate within the community to solve problems. We have the ability in Findlay to pull everybody together.”

And that includes the business community.

“I’ve seen how people work together to truly try to find the ideal ‘win-win’ for Findlay,” says Dale Laws, vice president of manufacturing operations for Whirlpool, one of Findlay’s top employers. “It’s been that mindset that has contributed to the great success that Findlay has seen.”

Whirlpool, which last year plowed another $13 million into its Findlay dishwasher plant, is one of the town’s “Big Three” of repeat investors, which also includes Marathon Petroleum and Cooper Tire and Rubber Company. Marathon and Cooper deploy their top brains to Findlay, as each has its headquarters there.

Findlay also brings a powerful bench to the game, especially in logistics and the automotive industry. Findlay’s 2018 investors include MITEC Powertrain ($20 million), Freudenberg ($3.7 million), Nissin Brake ($15 million), Home Depot Rapid Deployment Center ($25 million), Ohio Logistics ($7 million) and Best Buy Warehousing Logistics ($2 million).

2018 Top States

By Most Top Micropolitan Areas

Rank State Count Projects
1 Ohio 17 109
T2 Kentucky 10 40
T2 Georgia 10 31
4 North Carolina 8 39
5 Nebraska 7 23
T6 Texas 6 14
T6 Tennessee 6 15
T6 Indiana 6 19
T6 Alabama 6 23
10 Pennsylvania 5 14

In keeping with the notion that you’re either getting better or you’re getting worse, the past year ushered in three transformative changes to Findlay’s business community:

  • In April, Marathon announced the $23-billion purchase of its rival, Andeavor, thus creating the nation’s largest independent U.S. refiner by capacity. Marathon CEO Gary Heminger, a Findlay native, will run the combined company.“We now have 16 refineries, 4,000 convenience stores, 8,500 Marathon-branded locations, 10,000 miles of pipeline and one of the biggest inland barge systems in the country,” Heminger tells Site Selection.Several hundred people, representing some of Andeavor’s top talent, with be relocating to Findlay, Marathon’s home for 130 years.

    “We could go anywhere with our headquarters,” says Heminger, “I’ve had offers from big cities around the country. But you can’t replace the knowledge, experience and tremendous work ethic that the people of northwest Ohio bring to the table.”

  • With one year left on her second four-year term, Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik was tapped to lead the Ohio Development Services Agency by newly elected Governor Mike DeWine. Mihalik spearheaded Findlay’s rise to the top of Site Selection’s annual rankings. She chuckles when asked if she’ll employ the Findlay Formula throughout small-town Ohio.“What’s happening in Ashland is different from Defiance. What’s happening in Findlay is different from Wooster,” she says. “Every community has its different areas of uniqueness. But, really, what stands out is that midwestern pride and work ethic. These communities are oriented toward solutions.”
  • In October, officials from Findlay and Hancock County launched the first phase of a long-awaited project to stem the city’s flooding problem. Findlay’s history of flooding dates back to 1913, and the Blanchard River and its tributaries overflowed most recently two years ago. Mayle says the issue spooked at least one company that was considering Findlay for its headquarters.“They said ‘absolutely not. We’re not coming until you take care of flooding.’ ”The initial phase of flood mitigation, paid for in part by a flood tax the town enacted, is to widen the Blanchard along a half-mile stretch just north of the city’s center.

    “This has been 100 years in the making,” says Mayle. “We all worked together, and that means the city, the county, the agricultural community and the business community.”

    He says Findlay hopes to leverage flood mitigation for other benefits.

    “How do we create areas along the river for people to gather? How do we tie in bike paths, amphitheaters? The Findlay Formula isn’t just economic development, it’s our entire community, and that’s ultimately what makes us successful.”

No. 2: Wooster

In 1897, Jerome Monroe Smucker began selling apple butter from a horse-drawn buggy in Orrville, Ohio, on the outskirts of Wooster. Today, the J.M. Smucker company is synonymous with fruit spreads and peanut butter, and a market leader in shortening and oils, ice cream toppings and beverages. Smucker still makes apple butter, too, and with 25 manufacturing operations spread across the United States, the company enjoyed 2018 net sales of $7.3 billion. It still calls the Wooster region home.

“Orrville is home to our corporate headquarters and a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility,” says Ray Hancart, chief of corporate communications. “Wayne County has contributed to our success in many ways, but one of the principal contributions is the quality of life the area offers our employees. The quality of life in Wayne is a true selling point.”

 


 

Wooster, Ohio

Top Projects by Capital Investment

 

Company City New/
Expansion
$USM Jobs
Morgan Corp. Orrville N 23 139
Xcess Limited Wooster 7 125
Fort Wayne Metals Wooster E 4 42
Prentke Romich Corp. Wooster E 4 30
Western Reserve Group Wooster E 4

 


Wooster, the Wayne County seat, climbs to second in Site Selection’s new ranking after third-place showings the previous two years. Its 17 qualifying projects represent capital investments totaling $57.3 million, including $42.2 million that went toward manufacturing.

“This is a great honor,” says Tom Pukys of Wooster’s climb in the rankings. Pukys, president of the Wayne Economic Development Council, says local businesses “are really focused on economic development.”

Pukys describes Smucker, which employs 1,700 workers in corporate and 300 in manufacturing, as one of two anchors of the local economy. The other is Schaeffler, the Germany-based automotive supplier that, like Smucker, employs about 2,000 workers.

“Schaeffler’s manufacturing success story in Wooster began with just six employees assembling clutches for the Plymouth Horizon/Dodge Omni compact cars,” the company says in a statement. “Schaeffler has expanded the Wooster manufacturing campus 20 times, growing from 27,000 sq. ft. (2,508 sq. m.) to over 800,000 sq. ft. (74,322 sq. m.). What began as a team of six hardworking clutch assemblers has evolved into a peerless team of approximately 2,000 highly skilled employees driven by the electrification of the automotive powertrain and a dedication to help shape the future of mobility.”

After a mammoth expansion in 2017 totaling $60 million, Schaeffler is growing again. In October, the company announced a $2.5-million plan to add nearly 21,000 sq. ft. (1,950 sq. m.) to its Wooster facility and to hire an additional 300 workers.

“In addition to serving as the company’s global center of competence for its torque converter product line, the Wooster site is the leading facility for the development and production of Schaeffler’s E-Mobility solutions in the United States,” the company says.

Wooster’s top project of 2018 was a $23-million investment by Morgan Corporation, a Georgia-based company that calls itself North America’s largest manufacturer of medium-duty truck bodies. After a lengthy site search throughout the Midwest, Morgan obtained a lease on a 340,000-sq.-ft. (31,587-sq.-m.) building formerly owned by JLG, a maker of aerial platforms. Morgan plans to hire about 140 workers, with full production to launch in early 2019.

Tied for No. 5: Ashland

There’s nothing like the presence of a brewpub to indicate economic fermentation in a small-town economy. Doug Reynolds has seen it, himself, since he and his wife, Anna, opened Uniontown Brewing Co. in downtown Ashland, Ohio, in December of 2017.

“A year before we opened, 75 percent of the downtown buildings were leased,” Reynolds tells Site Selection. “As of today, that’s up to about 95 percent. Six buildings have sold since we opened. It’s just a really good vibe downtown now.

 


 

Ashland, Ohio

Top Projects by Capital Investment

 

Company City New/
Expansion
$USM Jobs
Central Ohio Medical Textiles Ashland N 20 100
Eco-Flo Products Ashland E 13
TWG Development Ashland N 9
Brethren Care Ashland 5
Stone Creek Dental Ashland 3

 


“The word that pops out is ‘catalyst,’ ” says Reynolds, an Ashland native. “The mayor comes in and talks to us about being at the forefront of a movement. It’s awesome to hear those words.”

“It’s amazing to see,” says Anna.

Uniontown, in 2018, expanded its payroll by 35 workers, one of 11 qualifying investments in the Ashland micropolitan that pushed the perennial Top 10 finisher from a seventh-place tie in 2017 into a tie for fifth place in Site Selection’s new rankings.

The roots of this diversifying local economy, not surprisingly, lie in manufacturing, says Kathy Goon, executive director of Ashland Area Economic Development. The county’s 96 manufacturers include Pioneer National Latex, founded in Ashland in 1939. The world’s most prolific latex balloon maker, Pioneer currently employs 111 workers, 20 percent of whom have been there longer than 30 years.

“Our town,” says Goon, “was built on latex balloons.”

With an output of 2.5 million balloons a day, Pioneer broke ground in June on a warehouse expansion for which it received a 50-percent reduction in property taxes for 10 years.

Other repeat investors include Perio, maker of Barbasol shaving cream, every can of which is produced in Ashland; Mansfield Plumbing Products; and Step2, which calls itself the country’s largest manufacturer of preschool and toddler toys. Goon says the community’s business recruitment strategy is built around achieving proper scale.

“Not that we wouldn’t embrace Amazon or another bigger company,” she says, “but we embrace the ones that are 100 to 150 employees. That’s our sweet spot, because we can get them here, we can give them what they need and if they happen to fail or leave, it’s not going to devastate the community.”

COMTEX, a high-tech launderer that services hospitals, will invest $41.2 million and expects to employ 75 workers at its 75,000-sq.-ft. (6,968-sq.-m.) laundry facility. Myles Noel, COMTEX CEO, tells Site Selection that Ashland stood out among the company’s other suitors.

 


 

Top 10 Micropolitan Projects

By Capital Investment

 

Company City State New/
Expansion
$USM Jobs
Big River Steel LLC Osceola AR 1,200 500
International Paper Co. Selma AL E 553
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Wilson NC E 266
Agropur Coopérative Lake Norden SD E 250 125
Viega McPherson KS 210
Denso Corp. Athens TN E 190 320
Whole Stone Farms Fremont NE E 180
Frito-Lay Frankfort IN E 159 50
Pfizer McPherson KS E 156 325
Portobello America Baxter TN 150 220

 


“We would go to other locations and be met by an individual or a realtor or a developer. When we went to Ashland,” Noel says, “we were met by a team, including an executive of Grow Ashland, the people responsible at the political level, the people responsible at the operational level, the chief engineer, the whole team.

“We were overwhelmed by the reception. Overwhelmed by the respect with which they treated us. It was really quite refreshing to find people who were so motivated to do the right thing for the community and so motivated to help us succeed.”

 


 

2018 Top Micropolitan

By Number of Projects

Micropolitan Projects
1 Findlay, Ohio 23
2 Wooster, Ohio 17
3 Batavia, N.Y. 13
4 Shelby, N.C. 12
T5 Tupelo, Miss. 11
T5 Ashland, Ohio 11
7 Cullman, Ala. 10
8 Defiance, Ohio 9
9 Wilson, N.C. 8
T10 Angola, Ind. 7
T10 Danville, Ky. 7
T10 Orangeburg, S.C. 7
T10 Danville, Va. 7
T14 London, Ky. 6
T14 Beatrice, Neb. 6
T14 Tiffin, Ohio 6
T14 Wapakoneta, Ohio 6
T14 Manitowoc, Wis. 6
T19 Blytheville, Ark. 5
T19 Thomasville, Ga. 5
T19 Waycross, Ga. 5
T19 Glasgow, Ky. 5
T19 Mayfield, Ky. 5
T19 Ogdensburg-Massena, N.Y. 5
T19 Sanford, N.C. 5
T19 Fremont, Ohio 5
T19 Sidney, Ohio 5
T19 Greenwood, S.C. 5
T29 Selma, Ala. 4
T29 Bainbridge, Ga. 4
T29 Calhoun, Ga. 4
T29 Plymouth, Ind. 4
T29 Frankfort, Ky. 4
T29 Madisonville, Ky. 4
T29 Opelousas, La. 4
T29 Hastings, Neb. 4
T29 Kearney, Neb. 4
T29 Marion, N.C. 4
T29 New Castle, Pa. 4
T29 Somerset, Pa. 4
T41 Talladega-Sylacauga, Ala. 3
T41 Cordele, Ga. 3
T41 McPherson, Kan. 3
T41 Adrian, Mich. 3
T41 Vicksburg, Miss. 3
T41 Norfolk, Neb. 3
T41 Plattsburgh, N.Y. 3
T41 Albemarle, N.C. 3
T41 Roanoke Rapids, N.C. 3
T41 Ashtabula, Ohio 3
T41 Bellefontaine, Ohio 3
T41 Bucyrus, Ohio 3
T41 Celina, Ohio 3
T41 Zanesville, Ohio 3
T41 Athens, Tenn. 3
T41 Crossville, Tenn. 3
T41 Union City, Tenn.-Ky. 3
T41 Corsicana, Texas 3
T41 Lufkin, Texas 3
T41 Big Stone Gap, Va. 3
T41 Sheridan, Wyo. 3
T62 Albertville, Ala. 2
T62 Troy, Ala. 2
T62 Douglas, Ga. 2
T62 Fitzgerald, Ga. 2
T62 Jefferson, Ga. 2
T62 Jesup, Ga. 2
T62 LaGrange, Ga. 2
T62 Freeport, Ill. 2
T62 Auburn, Ind. 2
T62 Frankfort, Ind. 2
T62 Huntington, Ind. 2
T62 Warsaw, Ind. 2
T62 Bardstown, Ky. 2
T62 Maysville, Ky. 2
T62 Mount Sterling, Ky. 2
T62 Minden, La. 2
T62 Hannibal, Mo. 2
T62 Lebanon, Mo. 2
T62 Sedalia, Mo. 2
T62 Columbus, Neb. 2
T62 Fremont, Neb. 2
T62 Scottsbluff, Neb. 2
T62 Auburn, N.Y. 2
T62 Rockingham, N.C. 2
T62 Washington, N.C. 2
T62 New Philadelphia-Dover, Ohio 2
T62 Norwalk, Ohio 2
T62 Salem, Ohio 2
T62 Wilmington, Ohio 2
T62 Meadville, Pa. 2
T62 Pottsville, Pa. 2
T62 Sayre, Pa. 2
T62 Gaffney, S.C. 2
T62 Seneca, S.C. 2
T62 Watertown, S.D. 2
T62 Cookeville, Tenn. 2
T62 Martin, Tenn. 2
T62 Pecos, Texas 2
T62 Plainview, Texas 2
T62 Rio Grande City, Texas 2
T62 Sevierville, Tenn. 2
T62 Sulphur Springs, Texas 2