For Immediate Release   Mission Transition Job Fair Set for June 26   BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (June 17, 2013) – The Fourth Annual Mission Transition Burke County Job Fair will be held Thursday, June 26, from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Conference Center at the Foothills Higher Education Center. Over 70 employers and community organizations […]

  Internet connectivity is crucial to the development of educational opportunities for all citizens in Burke County as well as a progressive business climate that coincides with a desirable quality of life.  The broadband satisfaction survey will produce information to enable interested parties, government and private sector entities to quantify service demand throughout Burke County.  […]

                     For Immediate Release   BDI, Partners Receive “Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership” (IMCP) Grant Carolina Textile District uses Value Chain Approach to Revitalize the Textile Industry BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (September 27, 2013) – Burke Development, Inc., in partnership with the Manufacturing Solutions Center and Opportunity Threads, have received a $163,800 “Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership” […]

For Immediate Release BDI Welcomes New Executive Committee Members BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (August 9, 2013) – Burke Development, Inc. welcomes five new members to the organization’s Executive Committee. The Executive Committee is comprised of 12 individuals from both the public and private sector who currently serve on the BDI Board of Directors. New members are: […]

For Immediate Release   BDI Holds RENEW Information Sessions Registration open for September Class   BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (July 15, 2013) – Burke Development, Inc. will hold four RENEW Information Sessions to give potential participants an opportunity to learn more about the program and register for the September class. The Information Sessions will be held Tuesday, July […]

For Immediate Release BEBO Announces Business Plan Competition Winners   BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (July 3, 2013) – On July 3 the Burke County Chamber of Commerce and BEBO (Burke Entrepreneurs and Business Owners) announced the winners of its 2013 Business Plan Competition. Hamilton Williams ClayWorks took the top spot in the Established Business category and […]