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Governor Pat McCrory Announces 550-Mile Natural Gas Pipeline in Eastern North Carolina
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Robeson County, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced today that a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline will bring hundreds of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars of economic activity to North Carolina. read more ...


United Furniture Industries Adding 200 Jobs in Forsyth County
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that United Furniture Industries NC, LLC is expanding operations in Forsyth County. read more ...


North Carolina’s Export Industry Continues to Grow in 2014
Friday, August 22, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Evidence is adding up to show the state’s economy continues to strengthen under Governor Pat McCrory’s economic policies. read more ...


Governor McCrory, North Carolina Selected for Workforce Academy
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and the state of North Carolina have been selected for a nationally recognized program that will support its efforts to strengthen the state’s workforce.  read more ...


N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority Approves Fifth Round of Grants
Thursday, August 21, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and Assistant Secretary for Rural Development Dr. Pat Mitchell announced today that the N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved eight grants or loans totaling $9 million with the commitment of more than 220 new jobs. read more ...


CS Carolina Doubling its Workforce in Alamance County
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that CS Carolina, Inc. is expanding operations in Alamance County. read more ...


Governor McCrory applauds N.C. Commission on Workforce Development for Skills Gap Report & Recomme
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory applauded a new report issued by the Commission on Workforce Development that shows North Carolina can narrow the skills gap by increasing direct collaboration between critical industries and the state’s job training programs. read more ...


Canadian Tissue Manufacturer Opening New Facility in Scotland County
Monday, August 18, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Cascades Tissue Group will open a new manufacturing facility in Scotland County. read more ...


Tourism Spending In North Carolina Reaches New Record
Friday, August 15, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory and Department of Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that 95 of the state’s 100 counties saw increases in visitor spending in 2013. read more ...


High School Students Officially Join Apprenticeship Programs
Friday, August 15, 2014
RALEIGH – More than 30 students across North Carolina took new steps in their future careers by formally joining Registered Apprenticeships this week. read more ...


Harris Teeter to Expand Existing Distribution Center in Union County
Friday, August 15, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Harris Teeter, LLC will expand the perishable facility of its existing Indian Trail Distribution Center in Union County. read more ...


Plastics Manufacturer Expansion in Transylvania County Will Deliver 80 New Jobs
Monday, August 11, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Sigma Plastics Group will restore the former Excelsior Rosman plant in Transylvania County and create 80 new jobs under the newly formed New Excelsior Incorporated. read more ...


North Carolina Industrial Commission’s New Fraud Alerting Tool Results in Criminal Charges
Monday, August 04, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C.  – A new fraud alerting tool recently installed by the North Carolina Industrial Commission has led to criminal charges being filed against to North Carolina employers who failed to maintain workers’ compensation insurance. read more ...

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