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Announcing Thread Capital

It’s a new era for the Rural Center and for small business lending in North Carolina.

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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....

Broadband Innovation: Country Cablevision

"It’s a huge game changer here. We have a gig sitting pretty much wherever you want it. We have faster speeds than Asheville, Charlotte, Raleigh, wherever." —Dean Russell, project manager, Country Cablevision On his first night in Yancey County, eight...

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