A Lenoir pharmaceutical company is planning to begin production of COVID-19 vaccine soon, the company’s leader told a congressional committee this week.

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A new industrial park county officials hope to begin would be the first of its kind in decades, filling a void by providing a site for projects that the county currently does not have the property to accommodate, a county leader said.

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HIGH POINT — Organizers of the High Point Market hope to edge closer to economic normalcy with the spring furniture trade show that officially started Saturday, more than a year after the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the 2020 event.

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Much of the former Lenoir Mall will be turned into a facility for hundreds of climate-controlled storage units.

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In Caldwell County and most counties across the state, small drops in the number of people without jobs helped local unemployment rates edge down in April.

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When Angela Postigo heard in 2018 that a big-box retail store was considering opening in a building in Happy Valley, she was alarmed.

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New worries among consumers about possible inflation may join the problems furniture companies face even as new furniture orders continue at a rapid clip, according to the new monthly report from an industry consulting firm.

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Sealed Air Corp. has been cited and fined by the N.C. Department of Labor in the death of a Lenoir man in an accident at the facility

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Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has issued a new executive order bringing back pre-pandemic requirements for people seeking unemployment benefits to actively look for work.

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The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame has renamed its annual awards for emerging leaders for Paul Broyhill.

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Ever since he could walk, Preston Herman has loved to go fishing with his father.

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The residential construction market ramped up last year to a level not seen in over a dozen years, and it appears to be continuing into 2021.

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A former Navy submarine commander has taken the helm as the public face of Google in North Carolina’s foothills.

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The man who had been the public face of Google in Lenoir for almost three years has transferred to a job out of state.

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People who have been reluctant to return to the workforce, no matter the reason, may not realize how much opportunity they are missing now, a local economic development official said.

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A small housing development planned near downtown Granite Falls will be the first in Caldwell County incorporating renewable energy sources intended to virtually wipe out homeowners’ electric bills.

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Two people from Caldwell County are among the more than 200 people that a statewide business magazine lists as the state’s most influential leaders.