Launching of Hampton Road Transit Ferry

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Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Burton Park Celebration

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NC State Budget Director Andrew Heath visits Onslow County

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NC State Budget Director to visit Onslow County

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NC Competes for Jobs Tour in Onslow County

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Senator Harry Brown and Rep. Jason Saine named NCEDA 2016 Legislators of the Year

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North Carolina population surpasses 10 million people - Winston-Salem Journal

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The U.S. Census Bureau reports that North Carolina has become the ninth state to surpass the 10 million mark in population. Estimates released by the bureau on Tuesday said that by adding an average of 281 people per day during the last year, North Carolina's population topped the 10 million threshold, making it the ninth-moat populous state in the U.S. with 10,042,802 people.

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NC Moves to 3rd Best State for Business

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Forbes – North Carolina moves up one spot to third. People have descended on North Carolina for the past decade, and it boasts one of the highest net migration rates in the U.S. Many are chasing jobs. The state’s unemployment rate was stuck above 10% for most of 2009 through 2011, but was down to a recent 6.7% and the outlook is bright. North Carolina has the smallest union workforce in the U.S. in percentage terms. The resulting benefit is labor costs that are 16% below the national average-third lowest in the country. North Carolina has ranked in the top five overall each year of our Best States study.

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Study: NC a leading technology state

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North Carolina ranked No. 10 in the categories of high-tech performance and innovation and entrepreneurship in a U.S. Chamber Foundation report.

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