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North Carolina Invests More than $200,000 in Employee Training
Friday, January 16, 2015
Raleigh, N.C.-- North Carolina has awarded $205,000 to 26 employers across the state to help them invest in building the skills of their workers.  read more ...


White Labs to Open New Facility in Buncombe County and Create 56 New Jobs
Friday, January 09, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary John Skvarla along with the Economic Development Partnership of NC announced today that White Labs, Inc. is opening a new facility in Buncombe County.  The company plans to create 56 new jobs over the next three years and invest $8.1 million over the next five years in Buncombe County. read more ...


N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority Approves Building Reuse Grant for Thomasville
Thursday, January 08, 2015
RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina Commerce Secretary John Skvarla and Assistant Secretary for Rural Development Dr. Pat Mitchell announced today that the N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved a building reuse grant of $500,000 for the city of Thomasville with the commitment of 40 new jobs. read more ...


Agility Fuel Systems Creating 149 Jobs in Rowan County at New Regional Headquarters
Monday, December 22, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Agility Fuel Systems is locating a regional headquarters and a state of the art production facility in Rowan County and will create 149 new jobs over the next three years. The company plans to invest $7.5 million in Salisbury. read more ...


Blue Ridge Paper Products Awarded JMAC Grant to Become More Energy Efficient
Friday, December 19, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. –Blue Ridge Paper Products, a subsidiary of Evergreen Packaging, has been awarded a Job Maintenance and Capital Development Fund (JMAC) Grant to be used to convert two of its coal-fired boilers to natural gas at its Haywood County plant. read more ...


N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority Approves Eighth Round of Grants
Thursday, December 18, 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 13 grants or loans totaling more than $5.1 million with the commitment of 299 new jobs.  read more ...

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