Welcome to the N.C. Department of Commerce News Center.  You'll find the latest information on community and economic development in our state right here, plus resources for journalists covering our agency

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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

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