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In August, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 68 of North Carolina's 100 counties, while decreasing in 14 and remaining unchanged in 18.

  • 28 September 2016
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 909
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: Charlotte emerges as an international trade hotspot. . . Wilson shuts off fiber internet service to nearby Pinetops. . .  Tryon prepares for the possibility of hosting the World Equestrian Games. . . The potential for commercializing Western NC’s black cohosh resources.
  • 26 September 2016
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 870

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 of a percentage point to 4.6 percent from July’s revised rate of 4.7 percent.

  • 20 September 2016
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 1105
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: Visitor spending on the rise in Western NC. . . Mebane experiences buyer’s remorse over Southern Season. . . Progress on rail improvements in the Triangle. . . North Carolina scores 9th on Area Development’s most recent business-friendliness rankings.
  • 19 September 2016
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 773
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 closer look at business incubators in North Carolina. . . Poaching ravages Western NC’s ginseng crop. . . Adaptive re-use in Greensboro’s mill district.
  • 12 September 2016
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 834
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: Brewery-based economic development in Hickory. . . The decline of community banks in North Carolina. . . An agricultural labor shortage hits Western NC’s apple harvest.
  • 6 September 2016
  • Author: Brett Dyson
  • Number of views: 883
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