Welcome to the N.C. Department of Commerce Press Room. Here, journalists can find the latest information on activities related to community and economic development in our state.

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2019 County Tiers

28 counties changed tier designations in 2019.

End of Year Recap: 2018

More than 19,000 jobs announced in North Carolina.

Employer Needs Survey

Business leaders report current needs for finding workers and other topics

Media Contacts

If you are a journalist or other media professional needing additional information, contact:

Beth Gargan
Deputy Secretary for Communications & External Affairs
(919) 814-4610 | beth.gargan@nccommerce.com

David Rhoades
Communications Director
(919) 814-4611 | drhoades@nccommerce.com 

Hannah Harrill Morecraft
Deputy Communications Director
(919) 814-4612 | hannah.harrill@nccommerce.com