IT company to expand in far southwest Virginia

ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — An information technology company plans to spend $1.15 million to open a new operations center in far southwest Virginia.

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday that 1901 Group will create 150 new jobs in Washington County. Northam said Virginia beat out Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia to win the project.

The company will be eligible for several state incentives, including a $140,000 grant from the state tobacco fund.

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