Category: Technology

Chatham County among 69 counties to get share of $206M in GREAT Grants to expand internet access

Raleigh, NC – Governor Roy Cooper announced last week that nearly 85,000 households and more than 2,400 businesses in 69 counties are set to receive access to high-speed internet thanks to more than $206 million of Growing Rural Economies with…

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…

NC gets a bite at the Apple

By Donna King Raleigh, NC – This week Apple Inc. announced North Carolina will be the new home to a billion-dollar campus working in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and software engineering.  The move will create 3,000 jobs that pay an…

Latest Chatham County cyber attack update

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Pittsboro, NC – The cyber incident discovered on October 28 that affected Chatham County government’s network is still under investigation. Chatham County’s Management and Information Systems (MIS) Department, along with federal, state, and local partners continue working to restore the…

North Carolina is 9th best state for working from home

by Adam McCann As COVID-19 has continued to spread in the U.S., state governments ordered “non-essential” businesses to close their buildings. This has left business owners with a few options: let employees work from home, lay them off or furlough…