All posts in Jobs and the Economy

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    BorgWarner plans to add 63 jobs in Buncombe County
    May 8, 2014, Comments Off

    BorgWarner Turbo Systems is expanding its North Carolina manufacturing operations in Buncombe County. The company plans to create 63 jobs and invest more than $32 million over the next three years in Arden.

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    EBCI, Lambert growing Cherokee County’s Valley River Casino
    April 28, 2014, Comments Off

    When it comes to gambling in Western North Carolina, the landscape is shifting -- one tribal and casino leaders are betting will have a hard-to-ignore impact on the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, not to mention the job and economic hands ...

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    Inside Forest City’s Facebook data center
    April 18, 2014, Comments Off

    Those photos of your sweetheart or grandkids uploaded to Facebook live near Forest City along a dimly lit corridor with flashing lights and a constant hum.

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    McCrory launches ‘NCWorks’ workforce development initiative
    April 15, 2014, Comments Off

    Gov. Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker joined state officials on Monday in announcing NCWorks, an initiative that will promote one consistent, cohesive strategy for workforce development across North Carolina.

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    Inside WNC: Madison County
    April 15, 2014, Comments Off

    Your guide, including direct links and sources, to Madison County’s elected officials, key agencies and departments, plus information on Marshall's officials and the county’s wages, housing, education and more.

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    Inside WNC: Henderson County
    April 9, 2014, Comments Off

    This is your guide, including direct links, to Hendersonville and Henderson County's elected officials, key agencies and departments, plus information on the county’s wages, housing, education and more.

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    A 20-year first: EPA proposing changes to pesticide use
    April 8, 2014, Comments Off

    While pesticides can help farmers raise lusher Christmas trees and juicier tomatoes, they can also be a threat to thousands of farmworkers in Western North Carolina who plant and harvest crops on farmland throughout the mountains. Those ris ...