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Just in time for your Monday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: A major rail hub project rises from the ashes and lands in Rocky Mount. . . Michael Walden’s take on the NC economy. . . Innovation-led downtown redevelopment in Wilmington and Durham.
  • 25 July 2016
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 856

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.2 of a percentage point to 4.9 percent from May’s revised rate of 5.1 percent.

  • 22 July 2016
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 1201
Just in time for your Monday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: A look at economic development in Person County. . . Wake County prepares high school students for in-demand occupations. . . Charlotte’s finance cluster features a growing number of startups specializing in financial technology.
  • 18 July 2016
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 900
Just in time for your Monday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: North Carolina’s population growth is above average (but not among the fastest). . . The CSX rail hub project still lives. . . Some tips for retaining talent in Western NC.
  • 11 July 2016
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 815
Just in time for your Tuesday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: Small towns in the Triangle are thinking big. . .  NC has a large number of community college students who lack access to federal student loans. . . A proposal to return Brunswick County to the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area.
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