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Commerce Issues 2020 Economic Development Tier Rankings

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019

The North Carolina Department of Commerce released the county tier designations for 2020 today.  The designations, which are mandated by state law, play a role in several programs that assist in economic development.

New Grant Opportunity for Appalachian Communities

Friday, May 24, 2019

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) announced this week, in partnership with the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) and U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), that $29 million is available for Appalachian communities through a new Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC) initiative.

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