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North Carolina Communities Receive National Main Street Accreditation for 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. – The National Main Street Center®, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation has accredited 35 North Carolina communities for meeting performance standards. This year marks a 26% increase in communities that achieved accreditation.  read more ...


Reliance Packaging, LLC Expansion to Bring 48 New Jobs to Moore County
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Reliance Packaging, LLC will expand its operations in Moore County and create 48 new jobs over the next three years.  The company plans to invest $3.5 million in the town of Aberdeen over the same period. read more ...


Film & Entertainment Grant Recipients Named
Friday, April 03, 2015
Raleigh, N.C.- North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced three productions will receive funds from the newly established North Carolina Film and Entertainment Grant. The three productions altogether are expected to have direct in-state spending of more than $60 million across North Carolina this year. read more ...


City of Brevard Awarded $200,000 for Downtown Renewal Project
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. – The N.C. Department of Commerce has awarded Brevard, North Carolina up to $200,000 from the Main Street Solutions Fund.  The funds will be used to construct a new office and retail facility located at 43 South Broad Street in downtown Brevard for phase two of the Aethewold Development.  Phase one of the development rehabilitated the historic Aethewold hotel transforming it into residential units and retail space. read more ...


Innovation Grants for 13 North Carolina Businesses Total Nearly $611,000
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. -New innovation grants will assist 13 North Carolina companies in bringing new, cutting-edge products to the marketplace.  Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III announced the One North Carolina Small Business Fund recipients today along with awards totaling $610,997. read more ...


North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Statement on SB326
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Raleigh, N.C.—North Carolina Secretary of Commerce John E. Skvarla, III has issued the following statement regarding SB 326 “Increase JDIG Program Funding” which was passed by the North Carolina Senate earlier today. The bill has been sent to the North Carolina House for consideration. read more ...


Main Street Award Winners Recognized
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Morganton, N.C.-- Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and Assistant Secretary Dr. Patricia Mitchell are highlighting award winning downtown revitalization efforts at the N.C. Main Street Awards Conference in Morganton tonight. read more ...


Packrite, LLC Expansion to Add 100 New Jobs in Guilford County
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that  Packrite, LLC will expand its operations in Guilford County and create 100 new jobs over the next five years. read more ...

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