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NC: $12.9 billion in new capital investment

NC eco-devo win: 14,100 new jobs and billions in investment in 2023

Dec. 19. North Carolina landed 14,114 new jobs in 2023, representing 134 business recruitment, expansion and rural development projects worth $12.9 billion of capital investment into the state. Of note: Clean energy businesses are transforming the state’s economy. “North Carolina has seen historic economic growth and development in the last few years including our rural […]

North Wilkesboro

North Wilkesboro back on track in a big way

Sept. 8. The 2023 All-Star Race will return to its roots at the North Wilkesboro Speedway for the 75th year of NASCAR. Gov. Roy Cooper, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and other officials from NASCAR and Speedway Motorsports made the announcement this morning in Raleigh. The race will be held at North Wilkesboro on May 21. Steeped […]

Online work-based learning tool links classrooms with careers

Dec. 5. Gov. Roy Cooper has announced a free online tool to help connect education and careers. The new work-based learning tool, called The Navigator, links business, education, and workforce development communities online so they can post, search for and measure work-based learning opportunities. The opportunities range from guest speaking roles to apprenticeships, posted by […]