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Zero Barriers Policy Roundtables

Zero Barriers Policy Roundtables

From its very beginning, the Rural Counts advocacy program has been committed to taking its lead from the wisdom of local champions and Rural Center partners.    After collaboratively developing our 10 strategies agenda in 2016, we spent a year on the road hosting...

Jones Street Journal

Jones Street Journal

Short Session in Short The General Assembly convened in May (May 16) with a focus on revising the state budget for the upcoming state fiscal year (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019). The budget the legislature enacted was vetoed by Governor Cooper, but his veto was...

Impact Stories: CEA Manufacturing

Impact Stories: CEA Manufacturing

“This loan allowed us to jump to the next level in our capabilities." -Steve Yauch It’s quiet here, perhaps surprisingly so, on the manufacturing floor of CEA Manufacturing’s 55,000-square-foot headquarters in Smithfield. The room is brightly-lit and spotless....

Announcement: Thread Capital activates Hurricane Florence Rapid Recovery Loan Program to assist North Carolina businesses affected by the storm. To learn more, click here.