Speedway http://wyso.org en Speedway Expansion Will Add 300 Jobs In Clark County http://wyso.org/post/speedway-expansion-will-add-300-jobs-clark-county <p><br /><br />Enon-based Speedway announced this morning that it is expanding operations. The company is estimating that the expansion will bring over 300 new jobs to Clark County over a three year period.<br /><br />Mike McDorman, president of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, indicated that Speedway's expansion plans include buying an office building in Springfield’s NextEdge Applied Research and Technology Park, while also investing $9 million in its current headquarters.<br /> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:21:16 +0000 Wayne Baker 53407 at http://wyso.org Speedway Agrees To Purchase Hess Retail Holdings http://wyso.org/post/speedway-agrees-purchase-hess-retail-holdings <p>Clark County based Speedway has reached an agreement to purchase Hess Retail Holdings for $2.8 billion dollars. The deal makes Speedway one of the largest convenience store chains in the country.<br /><br />Hess operates out of New York City and is the largest operator of convenience stores along the East Coast. Speedway's corporate headquarters are in Enon, and the company is a subsidiary of the Marathon Petroleum Company.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 20:15:07 +0000 Wayne Baker 51149 at http://wyso.org Speedway Agrees To Purchase Hess Retail Holdings Bomb squad called to Enon Thursday morning http://wyso.org/post/bomb-squad-called-enon-thursday-morning <p>The Dayton Bomb Squad was called to Clark County Thursday morning.</p><p>A suspicious package was discovered around 7 a.m. near the Speedway/GasAmerica headquarters building in Enon.</p><p>Around 10:30 a.m. the bomb squad detonated the package. Authorities are not releasing information on what was inside.</p><p>Because the package was found on the road leading up to the building, employees arriving for work were stopped from entering. Police did not evacuate anyone already inside.</p><p>No injuries were reported.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 18:30:04 +0000 Wayne Baker 15877 at http://wyso.org