Category: Business

Town commissioners to review & appoint members to Downtown Pittsboro Advisory Board

Pittsboro, NC – The Town of Pittsboro seeks to form a Downtown Pittsboro Advisory Board to serve as an advisory committee for the Town’s downtown efforts. This includes assisting in the administration of the Town’s Main Street affiliate program. A…

SPARK program holds graduation for spring 2022 class

Siler City, NC – The Central Carolina Community College Small Business Center presented seven participants from the spring 2022 SPARK entrepreneurship program with certificates on Tuesday, May 3, at the CCCC Siler City Center. One participant was awarded $5,000 in…

Apply for Chatham SPARK program by January 31 deadline

Siler City, NC – The Central Carolina Community College Small Business Center, Chatham Chamber of Commerce, and Mountaire Farms have partnered on a new entrepreneur-development program that will introduce prospective and new business owners in Chatham County to the concepts…

North Carolina’s Apple deal named worst of 2021

By Donna King Raleigh, NC – The $846 million subsidy deal that North Carolina struck with Apple just topped the “year’s worst” list of a nonpartisan economic think tank.  The Center for Economic Accountability selected the 39-year agreement to put…

North Carolinians conflicted on housing markets

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – As they witness rapidly escalating costs for building, buying, and maintaining homes, the vast majority of North Carolinians clearly want their leaders to do something about affordable housing. What that something ought to be,…