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North Carolina’s January County and Area Employment Figures Released
Friday, March 16, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. — Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 93 of North Carolina’s counties in January, decreased in one, and remained unchanged in six.  The January not seasonally adjusted statewide rate was 4.7 percent. read more ...

N.C. Department of Commerce Announces 2017 N.C. Main Street Award Winners
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Clayton, N.C. - Nineteen communities are North Carolina Main Street and Small Town Main Street Awards winners. read more ...

North Carolina’s January Employment Figures Released
Monday, March 12, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. — The state’s seasonally adjusted January unemployment rate was 4.5 percent, remaining unchanged from December’s revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent. read more ...

Governor Cooper Announces 146 New Jobs in Western North Carolina at GE Aviation
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. - GE Aviation, a global manufacturer of aircraft engines and components, will create 146 full-time jobs over four years at its facilities in Asheville and West Jefferson, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest nearly $105 million to add production capacity supporting its revolutionary ceramic matrix composite (CMC) line of engine components. read more ...

Governor Cooper Announces 305 New Jobs in Granville County
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. - RiceWrap Foods Corporation, a food manufacturer with a unique, patent-pending method of producing and delivering rice for sushi, will create 305 new jobs in Granville County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $9.9 million in Butner to locate a production facility. read more ...

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