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Announcement Archive

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 The last 20 announcement have been archived below.


  • Service Impacts Due to Hurricane Florence
    9/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Many N.C. Commerce offices and NCWorks Career Centers across the state have been impacted by Hurricane Florence today.  We apologize for this inconvenience. Governor Cooper and Secretary Copeland urge North Carolina residents to heed all emergency messages from state and local officials in your area and also wish everyone safe passage through this hurricane. read more
  • Governor Cooper Announces 626 New Jobs in Forsyth County
    9/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - National General Insurance, a property and casualty insurance company, plans to expand its operations in Winston-Salem to create 626 jobs over five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company, and a subsidiary of National General Holdings Corp., plans to invest $12.2 million in North Carolina by the end of 2022. read more
  • Governor Cooper Announces Up To 1,000 New Jobs in Guilford County
    8/29/2018 12:02:00 PM

    Greensboro, N.C. - Publix Super Markets, Inc. will build a refrigerated distribution center in Guilford County by the end of 2022 as part of a multiphase project and has plans to create up to 1,000 jobs by 2025, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company is expected to invest up to $300 million in the first phase of the project.  read more
  • Japanese Company Serving the Automotive Industry to Create 109 Jobs in Lee County
    8/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - Dowa Thermotech Co. Ltd., a global provider of industrial furnaces and heat protection treatments, will open a new facility in Lee County, creating 109 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest $22.5 million in Sanford with plans to serve clients in the automotive and industrial machinery supply chains read more
  • Governor Cooper Announces 208 New Jobs in Cumberland County
    8/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - Booz Allen Hamilton (boozallen.com), a management and technology consulting firm, will expand its current operations in Cumberland County, creating 208 new jobs over five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company expects to invest more than $5 million in the project by the end of 2020.

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  • Help Available for Small Businesses Hurt by Hurricane Matthew
    8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. – Up to $11.3 million in forgivable loans is available to small businesses in communities hit by Hurricane Matthew, the N.C. Department of Commerce reminded business owners today. Business owners in Fair Bluff, North Carolina are invited to participate in an educational workshop Wednesday, August 29 aimed to help them access federal relief funds and recover from the devastating flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew. read more
  • North Carolina’s July Employment Figures Released
    8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - The state’s seasonally adjusted July unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, decreasing 0.1 of a percentage point from June’s revised rate. The national rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 3.9 percent. read more
  • North Carolina’s June Employment Figures Released
    7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. — The state’s seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate was 4.2 percent, decreasing 0.1 of a percentage point from May’s revised rate.  The national rate increased 0.2 of a percentage point to 4.0 percent. read more
  • North Carolina’s May Employment Figures Released
    6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - The state’s seasonally adjusted May unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, decreasing 0.1 of a percentage point from April’s revised rate.  The national rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 3.8 percent. read more
  • NCWorks Commission Approves Career Pathways, Certifies Centers
    6/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Hickory, N.C. – With Governor Roy Cooper in attendance, the NCWorks Commission met on May 23 to approve new Career Pathways, certify Career Centers and celebrate local innovations in workforce development. The group held its quarterly meeting at Moretz Mills in Hickory, marking the first time the Commission has met in western North Carolina.

     

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  • NC Neighborhood Program Approves Community Development Block Grants to 10 Local Governments
    6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NC Neighborhood) has awarded a total of $7.5 million in grants to 10 localities. The program provides federal funds from the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) to communities to help address economic and community development needs, primarily for the benefit of low- and moderate- income residents. read more
  • 200 New Jobs Coming to Durham County as AveXis Joins North Carolina’s Growing Gene Therapy Cluster
    5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Raleigh, N.C. - AveXis, Inc., a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing treatments for rare and life-threatening neurological diseases, will locate a new manufacturing center in Durham County creating 200 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company is expected to invest approximately $55 million in the facility to produce potentially breakthrough therapies to address rare neurological genetic diseases. read more

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