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North Carolina’s September Employment Figures Released

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020

The state’s seasonally adjusted September unemployment rate was 7.3 percent, increasing 0.8 of a percentage point from August’s revised rate. The national rate decreased 0.5 of a percentage point to 7.9 percent.

Drywall Manufacturer to Expand with a $5 Million Investment in Monroe

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020

Hamilton Drywall Products, a manufacturer of drywall finishing products, will create 34 new jobs in Union County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $5 million to locate a regional headquarters and production facility in Monroe.

Adventure Gear Manufacturer to Invest $1 Million in Old Fort

Friday, Oct 2, 2020

Triple Aught Design, a US-based adventure gear company, will create 70 new jobs in McDowell County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The manufacturer will invest $1 million to build and operate a cutting-edge apparel and gear production facility and experience center in Old Fort.

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