Press Releases

North Carolina’s March County and Area Employment Figures Released

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased all 100 of North Carolina’s counties in March.  Hyde County had the highest unemployment rate at 12.7 percent, while Buncombe County had the lowest at 3.3 percent.  All 15 of the state’s metro areas experienced rate decreases.

Payment Tech Company to Expand in Forsyth County

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC, a financial payments company, will expand in Winston-Salem creating 50 new jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $24.6 million in this expansion.

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