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  • Wood opens up about Great Meadows Site

    BDI boss says lithium battery factory unlikely for industrial park. Original article posted in The Paper on Tuesday, May 17, 2024. Written by Marty Queen. For more information about the proposed Great Meadows Site, see Alan Wood’s comments in the following article: https://www.thepaper.media/stories/wood-opens-up-about-megasite,14881...

  • $500k Building Reuse Grant Announced for Project Fern

    Chaddock Furniture to Complete Expansions/Renovations – Over $1.1M Investment For Immediate Release Morganton, N.C. (December 8, 2023) – Governor Roy Cooper’s Office and the North Carolina Department of Commerce have announced the award of a Building Reuse grant to support the renovation of Ferguson Copeland......

  • Burke County Company Plans Expansion of Existing Location

    $200,000 Building Reuse Grant Announced for Project Piano For Immediate Release Burke County, N.C. (June 16, 2023) Governor Roy Cooper’s Office and the North Carolina Department of Commerce have announced the award of a Building Reuse grant to support the growth of Maynard Electric Company......

  • Congratulations NCSSM Morganton Campus on the Opening of “The Barn”

    Barn tour! Take a spin through this newly-renovated historic icon with Kevin Baxter, NCSSM-Morganton Vice Chancellor & Chief Campus Officer. Originally part of the campus at North Carolina School for the Deaf, the barn has a new lease on life for our academic programs and......

  • Historic Drexel Rail Site Readies for Its Next Chapter

    Great article from ElectriCities on the history and development of the Drexel, NC site. Enjoy!!! https://www.electricities.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/2023_EC_Developments_WINTER-REV.pdf...

  • First Manufacturing Business Set to Break Ground in Burke Business Park

    UNIX Dr., LLC to Build Distribution Center BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (January 12, 2023) In May 2020, UNIX Packaging, LLC announced they were opening their third U.S. state of the art beverage manufacturing plant in Burke County. The new facility was planned to create over 150......

  • $500,000 Building Reuse Grant Announced for Expansion

    NC Community College Customized Training Program to Assist with Training For Immediate Release BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (December 8, 2022) Governor Roy Cooper’s Office and the North Carolina Department of Commerce have announced the award of a Building Reuse grant to support Project Fill, an expansion......

  • OPPORTUNITY INTERN SUCCESS STORY:

    Opportunity Internship (Opt-In) – Thanks to our partners in making this a success. #burkecountypublicschools #westernpiedmontcommunitycollege #workinburke and all employers who participated. What a truly wonderful success story!!! Congratulations to you Chris Thames!! Thank you to all partners, Meridian (Employer), Ron Williams (Work Buddy) and Alan......

  • Burke County Manufacturer Plans 10k Sq. Ft. Expansion

    $500,000 Building Reuse Grant Announced for Project Vette Burke County, N.C. (October 20, 2022) Governor Roy Cooper’s Office and the North Carolina Department of Commerce has announced the award of a $200,000 Building Reuse grant to support the growth of Burke County manufacturer Molded Fiber......

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