News / Workforce Development

by Think Currituck, on 10/3/21 10:02 PM

The very first Regional Economic Summit will take place on Thursday, October 14th from 8am to 4pm at the K.E. White Graduate Center on the campus of Elizabeth City State …

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Topics:North CarolinaRural DevelopmentAgricultureEconomic DevelopmentWorkforce DevelopmentOffshore Wind

by Think Currituck, on 7/5/21 8:00 AM

This year is only half over and already North Carolina has been experiencing many strong signs of economic recuperation from the COVID-19 pandemic. In spite of resulting numerous setbacks in …

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Topics:North CarolinaBusiness RelocationManufacturingEconomic DevelopmentBusiness ExpansionWorkforce DevelopmentJobs

by Think Currituck, on 12/21/20 4:33 PM

This past year was anything but "business as usual" for North Carolina. Much like the rest of the world, our state was forced to adapt in the face of the …

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Topics:North CarolinaBusiness RelocationManufacturingEconomic DevelopmentBusiness ExpansionWorkforce DevelopmentJobs

by Think Currituck, on 12/17/20 10:55 AM

Construction of a 2.5-gigawatt wind farm off the coast of North Carolina's Outer Banks is now one step closer to becoming a reality. But even more impressive is the promise …

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Topics:North CarolinaHampton RoadsManufacturingWorkforce DevelopmentCurrituck CountyOffshore Wind

by Think Currituck, on 9/25/20 4:40 PM

Currituck County Economic Development Director Larry Lombardi has been appointed as Chairman of the Business Resources & Opportunities Committee (BROC) on the Northeastern Workforce Development Board (NWDB). The Northeastern Workforce …

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Topics:North CarolinaEconomic DevelopmentWorkforce DevelopmentCurrituck County

by Think Currituck, on 9/8/20 4:47 PM

The Southeastern Wind Coalition recently hosted an online presentation to discuss the economic opportunities for North Carolina related to the growing offshore wind industry. The presentation lasted less than an …

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Topics:North CarolinaManufacturingEconomic DevelopmentWorkforce DevelopmentOffshore Wind

by Think Currituck, on 1/15/20 11:22 AM

Currituck County has been named the Best County in North Carolina to Start a Career by the financial information site SmartAsset. The determination is based on a review of data …

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Topics:North CarolinaEconomic DevelopmentWorkforce DevelopmentCurrituck County

by Think Currituck, on 1/13/20 3:30 PM

The Northeastern Workforce Development Consortium has appointed Larry Lombardi to the Northeastern Workforce Development Board as an Economic Development Representative. What is a workforce development board? According to the North …

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Topics:North CarolinaEconomic DevelopmentWorkforce DevelopmentJobsCurrituck County

by Amanda Harrison, on 7/31/19 3:00 PM

Business Facilities just came out with its 15th Annual State Rankings Report. They had this to say at the very beginning: Our 15th annual rankings report maintains BF’s standard for …

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Topics:IncentivesNorth CarolinaBusiness RelocationRankingsManufacturingEconomic DevelopmentWorkforce Development

by Amanda Harrison, on 5/22/19 1:36 PM

Earlier this year, the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) published the North Carolina Manufacturing Data Dashboard, which provides a snapshot look at the state’s economy with a deeper focus …

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Topics:North CarolinaIndustrialManufacturingEconomic DevelopmentWorkforce DevelopmentJobs

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