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Announcements

The following announcements have appeared on the LEAD home page in the last 90 days.

Thursday, February 01, 2018

In December, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in 56 of North Carolina's 100 counties. read more ...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased 0.2 of a percentage point to 4.5 percent from November’s revised rate of 4.3 percent. read more ...

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Workers with Bachelor’s degrees earn far more on average than the rest of the population. But some college majors lead to higher-paying jobs than others. This article shows which majors yielded the highest earnings for 2002-2003 graduates of North Carolina’s university system, using data from LEAD’s outcome reporting website NC TOWER. read more ...

Monday, January 08, 2018

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 economy has changed a lot in recent decades, but it’s not done shifting. . . Rocky Mount Mills features a brewery incubator. . . UNC campuses that saw tuition cuts due to NC Promise are experiencing a surge in applications. read more ...

Thursday, January 04, 2018

In November, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 99 of North Carolina's 100 counties. read more ...

Friday, December 22, 2017

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased 0.2 of a percentage point to 4.3 percent from October’s revised rate of 4.1 percent.

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Monday, December 18, 2017

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: College towns are high-poverty (but not necessarily poor). . . A backlash in Holly Springs over new development and construction. . . Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline is one step closer to reality. read more ...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Are counties seeing their resident workers report to work in county more today than in the past? read more ...

Thursday, November 30, 2017

In October, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 93 of North Carolina's 100 counties. read more ...

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