Texwipe Selects Surry County


Texwipe, a global manufacturer of contamination control supplies, will create 33 new jobs in Surry County. The company will invest more than $4.5 million to locate a manufacturing facility in Mount Airy. Texwipe has been... Read more »

Duke Energy Apprenticeship Program Grants


Duke Energy has granted more than $900,000 to NC Community Colleges to support apprenticeship programs across North Carolina. The four NC Community Colleges in the Piedmont Triad that will receive funds are: Alamance Community College... Read more »

NC Receives $6 million U.S. Labor Department grant


North Carolina has received a $6 million U.S. Labor Department grant to support jobs and workforce training in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The state Division of Workforce Solutions requested the funds that were provided... Read more »

Ontex Group invests in Rockingham County


Ontex Group will invest $96 million and create 403 jobs in Rockingham County. The Belgium-based manufacturer of diaper and feminine hygiene products will open its first U.S. production site in Wentworth. The plant will open... Read more »

Ashley Furniture hiring in Davie County


Ashley Furniture Industries will hire more than 100 full-time associates at its manufacturing, distribution and fulfillment facility in Advance. The company is looking to fill the positions as soon as possible in order to meet... Read more »

NC A&T earns $8 million NASA grant


An interdisciplinary team led by North Carolina A&T has received a four-year, $8 million award from NASA to address traffic congestion by developing, testing and eventually deploying air passenger taxis as a supplemental means of... Read more »