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Nineteen Rural Communities Selected for Capacity Building Program

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Nineteen rural communities from across the state have been selected to participate in a unique new program to increase their capacity to plan, implement, and manage economic development programs and opportunities.  The Rural Community Capacity (RC2) program, a pilot initiative from the Commerce D

North Carolina’s April Employment Figures Released

Friday, May 20, 2022

The state’s seasonally adjusted April 2022 unemployment rate was 3.4 percent, decreasing 0.1 of a percentage point from March’s revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged at 3.6 percent.

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