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The N.C. Main Street Conference is Going Virtual

Monday, Feb 14, 2022

The state’s annual downtown revitalization conference, the North Carolina Main Street Conference, will convene virtually again March 8-10 due to COVID-19 and the Omicron variant.  Organized by the North Carolina Department of Commerce and its N.C.

North Carolina’s December County and Area Employment Figures Released

Wednesday, Feb 2, 2022

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 91 of North Carolina’s counties in December, increased in four, and remained unchanged in five. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 6.9 percent while Orange County had the lowest at 2.2 percent.

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