May 24, 2014
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Region A board endorses Opt-In regional vision
The board of the Southwestern Commission , which serves the seven westernmost counties in western North Carolina, has endorsed in principle the Regional Vision drafted during the 15-month Opt-In SWNC process.
Jacksonville Daily News
Area unemployment rates see little change
According to data from the North Carolina Department of Commerce, the state's unemployment rate is 6.3-percent, a .1 percent decrease from February.
Richmond County Daily Journal
County jobless rate makes slight drop3:58 pm | 0
The unemployment rate in Richmond County declined slightly from 9.0 percent in February to 8.7 percent in March, according to the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
Bladen unemployment dips for second straight...
The labor market in Bladen County is slowly improving as the numbers for the month of March are now coming in.