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Hemp company bringing jobs, investing $3.4 million in Tabor City

Carolina Botanicals, a company formed to process industrial hemp, will create 30 jobs as it establishes operations in Columbus County, Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced in a news release.

Tire distributor adding jobs, investing $2.7m in Columbus County

Black’s Tire Service is expanding its operations in Columbus County, a move that will create 26 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Hundreds attend Ladies Night Out Purse Bash

Michael Kors, Coach, and Kate Spade -- designer purses were up for grabs at the Ladies Night Out Purse Bash in Brunswick County.
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Bitty & Beau’s pays $2,200 in back wages and nixes internship program

Bitty & Beau's has made a name for itself as a coffee shop that provides jobs for those with intellectual and developmental delays. Amy Wright, whose two children have Down Syndrome, started the business a year and a half ago.

Money falls out of armored car on Interstate 40 in Raleigh

Police say a number of people grabbed cash when the back of an armored car opened on Interstate 40 in Raleigh.

NC Competes for Jobs tour comes to Brunswick County

The North Carolina Department of Commerce's NC Competes for Jobs tour stopped by Brunswick Community College today.

Skvarla pitches broadband, crowdfunding, venture capital

North Carolina's commerce secretary says rural and small-town economies won't grow without access to high-speed Internet.

Google to buy solar power to run massive NC server farm

Google says it will offset the tremendous electricity needed for its North Carolina server farm with solar power under a new program that allows corporations to voluntarily pay more for renewable energy.

Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte

North Carolina has convinced Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. to move nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters and consolidating management operations from several other states.

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