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Announcement Archive

The following announcements have appeared on the home page. The last 20 announcement have been archived below.


  • Rural Communities Receive State Grants Attracting 342 New Jobs and $74.3 Million in Private Investme
    12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 21 grant requests totaling $7,159,350, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The requests include commitments to create a total of 342 jobs. Secretary Copeland previously announced an additional 182 new jobs associated with these grants. The public investment in these projects is attracting $74.3 million in private investment.  read more
  • Governor Cooper Announces 102 New Jobs in Burke County with VEKA Facility
    12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C.- VEKA has chosen Burke County for its fourth North American facility, creating 102 full-time jobs over five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company, a leader in vinyl window profile systems and supplier of fence, deck and rail products, will invest $18 million with this project. read more
  • Commerce Issues 2018 Economic Development Tier Rankings
    11/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Department of Commerce released the county tier designations for 2018 today. The designations, which are mandated by state law, play a role in several programs that assist in economic development. read more
  • Fresenius Kabi to Expand Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in North Carolina
    11/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - Fresenius Kabi, a global health care company that specializes in medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition, will expand its manufacturing operations in Wilson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The expansion project will bring hundreds of new jobs and more than $100 million in investment to Wilson, where the company currently employs more than 100 people. read more
  • Governor Cooper Challenges Workforce Leaders to Increase Work-Based Learning Opportunities
    11/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Roy Cooper challenged business and workforce development leaders to increase the number of work-based learning opportunities across the state, part of a broader initiative to help North Carolinians become more job-ready. Governor Cooper offered his challenge today at a meeting of the NCWorks Commission, along with a call for the commissioners to provide him firm recommendations at the Commission’s next meeting for further action to advance the state’s workforce development agenda. read more
  • Rural Communities Receive State Grants Attracting 386 New Jobs and $164.4 Million in Private Investm
    10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 12 grant requests totaling $3,977,855, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The requests include commitments to create a total of 386 jobs. Secretary Copeland previously announced an additional 145 new jobs associated with these grants. The public investment in these projects is attracting $164.4 million in private investment.  read more
  • North Carolina Offers Amazon World-Class Choices
    10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper offered congratulations today to community leaders in four North Carolina locations that have worked intensely within their regions to offer Amazon a variety of powerful choices for the company’s second headquarters site.  read more

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