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N.C. Opportunity Zones to Bring More Investment for Economic Development
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina Department of Commerce is moving to take advantage of new federal legislation that holds the promise of bringing investment dollars for economic development into areas of the state where such capital is most needed. The areas will be designated as North Carolina Opportunity Zones. read more ...

Manufacturer of Retail Displays to Create 57 Jobs in Beaufort County
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. - InterMarket Technology, Inc., a manufacturer of Point of Purchase displays and recycling bins, has selected Beaufort County for its corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility, creating 57 jobs over three years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will locate operations in Washington, NC and invest nearly $2.7 million. read more ...

North Carolina’s December County and Area Employment Figures Released
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. — Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 56 of North Carolina’s counties in December, increased in 20, and remained unchanged in 24. The December not seasonally adjusted statewide rate was 4.4 percent.  read more ...

Global Growth Celebrated as Governor Cooper Recognizes 5 North Carolina Exporters
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Roy Cooper presented five North Carolina companies with 2017 Governor’s Export Awards during a ceremony today at the Executive Mansion. The awards recognize the companies’ dedication to growing their businesses through exporting, a practice which supports thousands of jobs across the state. read more ...

Secretary Copeland Announces New Effort to Recruit the Outdoor Industry
Friday, January 19, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. –North Carolina Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today that David Knight will join the North Carolina Department of Commerce as the state’s Outdoor Industry Recruitment Director. Knight will lead efforts to promote North Carolina’s outdoor recreation economy and recruit new outdoor industry businesses to the state.  read more ...

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