Raleigh, N.C. – Nine communities will receive awards for excellence in downtown revitalization during the North Carolina Main Street Awards Ceremony this evening. Liz Parham, Director of the North Carolina Main Street and Rural Planning Center will present the awards virtually in categories that include economic vitality, design, promotion and organization.  “We are delighted to honor…

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New report projects a $100+ billion U.S. market opportunity, recommends next steps to attract manufacturing supply chain to the state Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina stands well positioned to attract a significant portion of a more than $100 billion market opportunity from the growing offshore wind energy industry, according to a comprehensive new report released today…

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Research Triangle Park, N.C. – Machelle Baker Sanders affirmed her oath of office as North Carolina’s Secretary of Commerce on Monday during a ceremony at the First Flight Venture Center. Secretary Sanders’ choice of the Research Triangle Park venue honors the ongoing importance of innovation, entrepreneurship, and inclusion to the state’s economy.  Secretary Sanders assumes her role…

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Wilmington, N.C., Cardinal Foods LLC, a Burgaw-based food processor, announced today significant plans to expand its facility and services in Pender County. The company currently provides growers across the eastern US with solutions for fruit and vegetable processing, marketing and distribution. Company plans call for expanded capacity to better serve blueberry, sweet potato and butternut squash…

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