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September 19, 2019

High Point leaders break ground on $80 million development project

One day after High Point University announced its 10-year growth plan, the city of High Point broke ground on an $80 million dollar development project. City leaders say it’s a way to move the city forward. READ MORE…

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September 4, 2019

Kinston welcomes new company, 145 jobs to Global Transpark

The North Carolina Global Transpark welcomed Jetstream Aviation Aug. 29 with a groundbreaking ceremony.

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September 4, 2019

Insurance startup Policygenius bringing hundreds of jobs to Durham after incentives

Policygenius, an insurance startup that has built a marketplace for consumers to compare multiple insurance policies, will open an office in Durham and hire hundreds of employees here after receiving an incentive package from the state.

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September 4, 2019

Used-car retailer formally announces $33.2 million investment, 413 jobs in Concord

Online used-car retailer Carvana will open an inspection and recommissioning facility in Concord at the former Philip Morris site, a move expected to come with $33.2 million in investment and 413 new jobs over the next five years.

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September 4, 2019

Town of Spencer, Rowan County earn 30 jobs, $11.75 million investment from Innospec

Innospec, located adjacent to Interstate 85 in northern Rowan County, will add 30 jobs to its local facility and invest $11.75 million in new equipment and improvements, the Rowan Economic Development Commission announced Friday.

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September 4, 2019

Rocky Mount attracts 96 jobs, $4.7 million investment from FFE Transportation Services

A temperature-controlled food products motor carrier — reportedly owned by two wealthy brothers in Mississippi — is going to open a new service center along the North Church Street corridor on the far north to northeastern side of Rocky Mount.

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August 28, 2019

Lumberton secures grant to beautify downtown

A mural roughly 40 feet high and 100 feet wide is the latest addition to downtown Lumberton. The flora and fauna mural also is the latest project of Rediscover Downtown Lumberton, an initiative by the city to revive the downtown area. It recently was completed by Cary muralist Scott Nurkin.

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August 28, 2019

Elizabeth City lands 90 jobs, $6 million investment in Hockmeyer expansion

Hockmeyer Equipment Corporation, a process equipment maker, will create 90 new jobs as it expands its operations in Pasquotank County, Governor Roy Cooper announced August 21. The company will invest $6 million with an expansion in Elizabeth City.

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August 21, 2019

Coworking venture doubles footprint in Winston-Salem

Flywheel Coworking has signed a long-term lease in Winston-Salem that will double its footprint in the city’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to more than 18,000 square feet.

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August 21, 2019

Sanford secures hundreds of jobs, $500 million investment in Pfizer expansion

Pfizer announced Wednesday an additional half billion dollar investment and about 300 new jobs at a new state-of-the-art gene therapy manufacturing facility in Sanford.

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