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North Carolina Faces Season’s First Blast of Winter Weather

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 11:56 AM

State emergency and transportation officials are closely monitoring weather and road conditions, and are ready to respond if needed as North Carolina receives the season’s first blast of winter weather, Governor Roy Cooper said Friday.

Governor Cooper Welcomes $55.7M Expansion at N.C. Global TransPark

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 1:48 PM

Spirit AeroSystems, one of the world's largest independent suppliers of commercial airplane parts, says it plans to expand its operations at N.C. Global TransPark, investing an additional $55.7 million over the next five years. Governor Cooper welcomed the decision Thursday, describing it as a major step forward for eastern North Carolina and the state's aerospace industry.

Governor Cooper Announces 102 New Jobs in Burke County with VEKA Facility

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 1:29 PM

VEKA has chosen Burke County for its fourth North American facility, creating 102 full-time jobs over five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company, a leader in vinyl window profile systems and supplier of fence, deck and rail products, will invest $18 million with this project.

Centers Open to Help Storm Survivors in Mountain Communities

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 12:17 PM

Governor Roy Cooper today announced that Disaster Recovery Centers will open this week to help Caldwell and Wilkes county residents who were affected by storms that struck in late October. The two centers join the already announced Disaster Loan Outreach Center that opens today in Watauga County to provide financial assistance to storm survivors.

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