Triad highway to become I-285

The 23-mile stretch of U.S. 52 between I-40 in Winston-Salem and I-85 in Lexington has received the green-light to upgrade to interstate status and will be designated Interstate 285. The NC Department of Transportation requested… Read more »

Apprenticeship Randolph begins its second year

Apprenticeship Randolph, a collaboration between Asheboro City Schools, Randolph Community College, the Randolph County School System and local manufacturers, starting its second year, enables High school juniors and seniors to receive on-the-job training and earn… Read more »

Elon University to launch engineering program

Elon University will offer a bachelor’s degree in engineering starting in Fall 2018. The four-year program will have concentrations in biomedical engineering and computer engineering. The program will attract about 60 to 100 students each… Read more »

Leonardo expands in Guilford County

Leonardo, an Italian aerospace, defense and security tech company, has expanded its law enforcement technology systems division by doubling its square footage in a new location. The company invested $250,000 in its new facility, which… Read more »

North Carolina Ninth Most Populous State

New Census data released in December shows that North Carolina is among states with the largest population growth in 2017. North Carolina ranks fifth in terms of numeric growth, with an estimated 117,000 new residents… Read more »

DST Manufacturing, Inc. earns certification

DST Manufacturing, Inc., a Randolph County company that manufactures environmentally-safe spill cleanup products, including nviroclean, has earned certification from National Sanitation Foundation. US Department of Labor regulations limiting exposure to respirable silica dust have benefited… Read more »

Airgas USA chooses Alamance County

Airgas USA will open a $47 million facility in Mebane that will break air down into liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon. The company will hire 35 people and pay an average of about $78,750. The… Read more »

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