Welcome to the N.C. Department of Commerce News Center.  You'll find the latest information on community and economic development in our state right here, plus resources for journalists covering our agency

Media Contacts

If you are a journalist or other media professional needing additional information, contact:

David Rhoades
Communications Director
(919) 814-4611 | drhoades@commerce.nc.gov

Patrice Bethea
Deputy Communications Director
(919) 814-4612 | patrice.bethea@commerce.nc.gov

Also, anyone may submit a formal request to see public records from the agency by contacting the Communications team.

Featured News

Strategic Plan for Economic Development

The First in Talent plan recommends approaches and tactics for the State of North Carolina

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Offshore Wind Taskforce

Governor Cooper's group of experts that's exploring the state's large opportunities with the emerging offshore wind energy industry.

Toyota Selects North Carolina

Global auto maker to build electric vehicle battery plant at the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite, creating 1,750 jobs

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