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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 ...


NC TOWER Now On Line; New Tool Will Allow Tracking of Post-Graduation Data in North Carolina
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Labor and Economic Analysis Division (LEAD) launched a powerful online resource today called NC TOWER (Tool for Online Workforce and Education Reporting). read more ...


Sealed Air Establishing New Corporate Headquarters in Charlotte
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Charlotte, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Sealed Air Corporation will establish its new global headquarters in Mecklenburg County. The company plans to create 1,262 jobs in Charlotte by the end of 2017. read more ...


Spectra Group, Inc. Expanding to Charlotte
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Charlotte, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Spectra Group Inc. will be moving its financial services delivery center to Mecklenburg County. The company plans to create 250 jobs in Charlotte by the end of 2018. read more ...


Ideal Fastener Corporation to Expand Facility in Granville County
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Ideal Fastener Corporation will be expanding its facility in Granville County. The company plans to create 155 jobs in Oxford by the end of 2019 and invest more than $5.7 million. read more ...


North Carolina Main Street Communities Receive 2014 National Main Street Accreditation
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. The N.C. Department of Commerce, Office of Urban Development has announced that 20 North Carolina communities have achieved accreditation from the National Main Street Center for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center®, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street® programs, which have demonstrated exemplary commitment to historic preservation and community revitalization through the Main Street Four Point Approach®. read more ...

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