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Governor Cooper Announces NCWorks Local Innovation Fund to Support Workforce Development
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Greensboro, N.C. – A new competitive grant program will support local efforts to meet workforce challenges, Governor Roy Cooper announced today at the NCWorks Partnership Conference in Greensboro. The NCWorks Local Innovation Fund is part of Governor Cooper’s NC Job Ready Initiative for getting North Carolina’s workforce ready for the jobs of today and tomorrow. read more ...

North Carolina’s August County and Area Employment Figures Released
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. - Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 88 of North Carolina’s counties in August, increased in four, and remained unchanged in eight. The August not seasonally adjusted statewide rate was 3.9 percent. read more ...

New Opportunity for North Carolina Tech Companies To Accelerate Growth with Matching Grant Funds
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today that new applications are being accepted by the One North Carolina Small Business Matching Funds Program, an important source of capital for North Carolina’s technology companies. The program provides money to help small businesses develop and commercialize innovative new technologies. read more ...

Governor Cooper Announces 320 New Jobs as Dentsply Sirona Selects Mecklenburg County
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. – Dentsply Sirona, will create 320 jobs over three years in Mecklenburg County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The Dental Solutions Company™ will invest $3 million to expand its current presence in the state. read more ...

Manufacturer Chooses New Bern for New Plant
Monday, September 24, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. – McGuckin & Pyle, Inc., a manufacturer of custom lamination and processing equipment, chose Craven County for its new plant, creating 33 new jobs and investing $2.25 million, Secretary of Commerce Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The company will bring mechanical and electrical control system assembly and machinery services to New Bern. 

North Carolina’s August Employment Figures Released
Friday, September 21, 2018
Raleigh, N.C. - The state’s seasonally adjusted August unemployment rate was 3.9 percent, decreasing 0.2 of a percentage point from July’s revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged at 3.9 percent read more ...

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