Business news & notes

Officials at US Ordnance announced that they will begin moving into their new 65,000-square-foot facility in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center on Sept. 3 and begin manufacturing machine guns on Sept. 8.

The company manufactures the M-60 7.623 caliber machine gun for the government and is moving from its facility on Valley Road in Reno. It has outgrown that building and it will employee 45 to 65 people in its new production plant.

Storey County issued a special-use permit to US Ordnance stipulating that the company will be required to have 24-hour security as well as an 8-foot fence topped off with serpentine wire.

Sparky's, 2310 S. Carson St., is changing from a sports bar to a roadhouse.

The Nevada State Supreme Court cut its records storage costs by more than 23 percent by moving their records from a Reno-based records center to Offsite Data Depot in Carson City.

Dr. David A. Johnson is now practicing family medicine at the Job's Peak Family Medicine practice in Minden. Dr. Johnson joins his father David H. Johnson, MD, who has practiced in the Carson Valley for more than 25 years.

Development Arts, Inc., a Reno real estate development company acting as Eagle CPT LLC, said it will have its 632,130-square-foot building finished by mid-September. It is the first of three planned structures scheduled to be built on its 103-acre site in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center.

Reno coin dealer Rusty Goe got three awards from the Numismatic Literary Guild for his books on the Carson City Mint.

Goe's book, "James Crawford: Master of the Mint at Carson City," received the Extraordinary Merit Award at a major convention of coin collectors.

Also at this year's awards ceremony, Curry's Chronicle, a journal published by the Carson City Coin Collectors of America, received Best Small Publication honors or the second year in a row.

Goe's Internet article, Is it Worthy: Who Really Knows the Value of a Rare Coin? featured on, won the Best Web Site Article of the Year award.

Events this week:

Aug. 28-31.

Benefit for Carson Advocates for Cancer. At the Dayton Valley Golf & Country Club. For more information, call 246-7888 ex. 708.

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