Press Releases

North Carolina’s July Employment Figures Released

Friday, Aug 17, 2018

The state’s seasonally adjusted July unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, decreasing 0.1 of a percentage point from June’s revised rate.  The national rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 3.9 percent.

Manufacturer to Add 42 Jobs in Burke County

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018

Jackson Paper Manufacturing Company, North Carolina’s largest recycled paper producer, will open a new plant in Burke County, creating 42 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

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