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$4.5 Million Granted to Rural Communities To Support Economic Growth
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 14 grant requests totaling $4,528,942, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The requests include commitments to create a total of 94 new jobs. Secretary Copeland previously announced an additional 158 new jobs associated with these grants. The public investment in these projects is attracting $46 million in private investment.  read more ...


Textile Firm to Create 260 Jobs in Winston-Salem
Monday, June 19, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - HPFABRICS, Inc., a manufacturer of raw fabrics, has selected Forsyth County for a new production and product development facility, creating 260 jobs over three years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest $1.1 million over the next 2 years in a plant in Winston-Salem that formerly housed Microfibres, a company no longer operating in the city. read more ...


North Carolina’s May Employment Figures Released
Friday, June 16, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - The state’s seasonally adjusted May unemployment rate was 4.5 percent, decreasing 0.2 of a percentage point from April’s revised rate. The national rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 4.3 percent read more ...


Grants for Hurricane Matthew Recovery Projects Awarded to North Carolina Communities
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. – A new series of state grants will help improve drainage, repair sewer systems, and replace waterlines in several communities hit hard by Hurricane Matthew, the North Carolina Department of Commerce announced today. read more ...


North Carolina’s April County and Area Employment Figures Released
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. — Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 97 of North Carolina’s counties in April and increased in three. The April not seasonally adjusted statewide rate was 4.3 percent.  read more ...


Medical Device Company to Create 40 Jobs in Caldwell County
Friday, May 26, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - Adhezion Biomedical, LLC, a research and manufacturing company offering medical adhesive products, will create 40 jobs over the next four years as it expands its facility in Caldwell County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest $3.5 million in Hudson over this period of time. read more ...

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