The Appalachian Regional Commission announced a $300,000 investment to provide equipment and support for North Carolina’s textile industry….read more.
See how this new Burke County company exemplifies the legacy that comes with being “Made in North Carolina”… www.410hogan.com
August 2015 Economic Development in Burke: A 12-month Plan Last month I shared information about how economic development is defined and how economic development activities differ by community. This month I would like to share some of the specific activities that Burke Development will carry out over the next 12 months. In June we […]
July 2015 What is economic development? Economic development is often misunderstood – partially because it is defined differently depending on where you live. How economic development is done in a community depends on various factors. Is the area rural or urban? Is the local economic development entity a function of the County or […]
Students Attend Career Fair Burke County Public Schools hosted its second annual career/job fair for high school students Thursday, May 7 at the RO Huffman Center in Drexel. Four hundred students from the four high schools and Hallyburton Academy were bused to the event for the opportunity to meet with potential future employers. The employers […]
Case Farms shows their support of the community by donating $20,000 towards renovations of the Morganton Community House!
Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge has been named a Best Hospital in North Carolina by Business North Carolina in recognition of its exemplary performance in multiple measures. Click here to read more.
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