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Governor Cooper Announces 35 New Jobs with Airgas Facility in Mebane

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 4:06 PM

Airgas USA, LLC will open a new facility in Alamance County that is expected to create 35 jobs over five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases will invest approximately $47 million to open an air separation facility in Mebane capable of producing liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon.

Fresenius Kabi to Expand Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in North Carolina

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 10:53 AM

Fresenius Kabi, a global health care company that specializes in medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition, will expand its manufacturing operations in Wilson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The expansion project will bring hundreds of new jobs and more than $100 million in investment to Wilson, where the company currently employs more than 100 people.

Governor Offers Reward in Murder in Franklin County

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 4:40 PM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Devin Cristofer Bilodeau, age 21.

Governor Offers Reward in Murder in Union County

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 4:21 PM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Sim Augusta Flowe, age 87 years.

Governor Cooper Challenges Workforce Leaders to Increase Work-Based Learning Opportunities

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 4:56 PM

Governor Roy Cooper challenged business and workforce development leaders to increase the number of work-based learning opportunities across the state, part of a broader initiative to help North Carolinians become more job-ready. Governor Cooper offered his challenge today at a meeting of the NCWorks Commission, along with a call for the commissioners to provide him firm recommendations at the Commission’s next meeting for further action to advance the state’s workforce development agenda.

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