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Downtown Revitalization Conference Pivots to Virtual Format

Wednesday, Mar 3, 2021

North Carolina community and economic development leaders will convene virtually for the 2021 North Carolina Main Street Conference, March 9-11. Organized by the North Carolina Department of Commerce and its N.C.

North Carolina Coronavirus Grants Awarded to 34 Communities

Thursday, Feb 18, 2021

Nearly $27 million in grants has been awarded to 34 municipal and county governments in North Carolina in response to the adverse economic and public health impacts of COVID-19, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Commerce Issues 2021 Economic Development Tier Rankings

Monday, Nov 30, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Commerce released the county tier designations for 2021 today.  The designations, which are mandated by state law, play a role in several programs that assist in economic development.

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