Nearly 180,000 New Visitors Explore Career Options with NCcareers.org

First year of state career resource portal brings new tools and resources for North Carolinians Raleigh, N.C. – One year after Governor Roy Cooper announced the launch of NCcareers.org, a comprehensive career information system, NCcareers.org has experienced 1.3 million page views with more than 178,000 unique users exploring occupations in North Carolina. “The new NCcareers.org provides the right information to make the…

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NC Ranks Among Most Competitive Tax Structure States for Businesses, New White Paper Shows

Major tax reforms helped NC emerge as top business competitor Raleigh, N.C.,—North Carolina now has one of the most broad-based and competitive tax structures for business in the United States, according to a recent Location Matters survey and newly released white paper from the Tax Foundation and KPMG LLP. The Location Matters study, released in May, compared overall tax costs among businesses of…

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Wilmington Chamber of Commerce extends application deadline for the $4.5 million Hospitality, Retail, and Service Industry Grant to July 30, 2021

Wilmington, N.C. — The deadline to apply for the $4.5 million Hospitality, Retail, and Service Industry Grant being managed by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce has been extended to 11:59 pm on Friday, July 30, 2021. Businesses who were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in the restaurant, bar, retail, leisure, hospitality, childcare, and service sectors…

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Novant Health recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion’ for 2nd straight year

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., – Novant Health announced today that it has been recognized for the second straight year as one of the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion” by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). The health care system received a perfect score on the Disability Equality Index (DEI), a comprehensive benchmarking…

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Leadership Brunswick County Accepting Applications

Brunswick County, NC —  Leadership Brunswick County is a program sponsored by Brunswick Community College and the Southport-Oak Island Area, North Brunswick and Brunswick County Chambers of Commerce to develop corps of informed, committed and qualified individuals capable of providing dynamic leadership for Brunswick County.  It is designed to identify highly-motivated, emerging leaders and educate them about…

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Wilmington Chamber of Commerce to manage a $4.5 million Hospitality, Retail, and Service Grant in partnership with New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington

Wilmington, N.C. — There is a light at the end of the tunnel, and funds from the American Rescue Plan are going to help New Hanover County rebound and rebuild our local economy. The COVID relief package delivered more than $45 million to New Hanover County and nearly $26 million to the City of Wilmington in…

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