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North Carolina’s November County and Area Employment Figures Released
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. - Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 99 of North Carolina’s counties in November and decreased in one. The November not seasonally adjusted statewide rate was 4.5 percent.  read more ...

North Carolina’s November Employment Figures Released
Friday, December 22, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - The state’s seasonally adjusted November unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, increasing 0.2 of a percentage point from October’s revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent. read more ...

Governor Cooper Announces Largest Ever Manufacturing Investment in Rural North Carolina
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Tarboro, N.C. - Chinese tire manufacturing company Triangle Tyre (Triangle) has selected Edgecombe County, North Carolina as the location for its first manufacturing facility in the United States, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. Triangle will create 800 jobs and invest nearly $580 million in Kingsboro, NC.
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Governor Cooper Announces 200 New Jobs as Conduent Selects North Carolina for Innovation Hub
Monday, December 18, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. - Conduent Incorporated (NYSE: CNDT), the world’s largest provider of diversified business services, has selected North Carolina’s Research Triangle region for an all-new global technology and innovation hub that will create 200 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $2.7 million in Morrisville in Wake County. read more ...

Rural Communities Receive State Grants Attracting 342 New Jobs and $74.3 Million in Private Investme
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 21 grant requests totaling $7,159,350, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The requests include commitments to create a total of 342 jobs. Secretary Copeland previously announced an additional 182 new jobs associated with these grants. The public investment in these projects is attracting $74.3 million in private investment.  read more ...

Governor Cooper and Corning Incorporated Strike Agreement to Bring 428 New Jobs to North Carolina
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Tarboro, N.C. - Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) will create 428 jobs over three years in North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper announced today, as the company locates a warehouse facility in Edgecombe County and plans an expansion of manufacturing operations in Durham. read more ...

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