Every year since 2007, the N.C. Department of Commerce reviews the overall economic conditions for all of North Carolina’s 100 counties. The department recently completed and released its new designations, which impact state funding resources available to some of the most-distressed counties in the state.
In four others, unemployment in November stayed the same, according to the latest data from the N.C. Division of Employment Security.
The 1,000-mile trail corridor will ultimately link Clingman’s Dome in the Great Smoky Mountains to Jockey’s Ridge State Park on the coast.
According to newly released data tracking October's unemployment rates across the state's 100 counties, Western North Carolina makes the headlines.
Monthly data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce shows that September may have been a good month for job seekers across most - but not all - of the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina.
Recent calculations by the US Census Bureau found that North Carolina is among the 25 states in which manufacturing is still a top three employer.
When it comes to finding the state's arguably best and worst locations for finding a job, Western North Carolina was home to both in the month of August, according to new data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.
The little-known state office is tasked with maintaining good government in North Carolina. A CPP investigation of the commission's first seven years shows a bipartisan effort that's constrained by a lack of resources, strict confidentialit ...
New countywide unemployment data show that, by in large, joblessness fell across the 18 westernmost counties of the state between May and June -- arguably the start of tourist season across the mountains. Rates also show that the Asheville ...
A snapshot of May's unemployment shows joblessness increased across much -- but not all -- of Western North Carolina when compared to the previous month. Still, the region shows unemployment highs and lows, with its largest metro area posti ...