Monthly Archives: September 2016

Avadim to Add 551 Jobs in Buncombe County

In the middle of a field outside Black Mountain, Gov. Pat McCrory announced Avadim Technologies would add 551 jobs in Buncombe County while investing $25.4 million in capital over the next five years. The Asheville life-science company will begin construction of … more

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Madison County Named a Tech Hire Community by the White House

Through South Central Appalachia TechHire, southwest Virginia and western North Carolina will build a regional workforce trained in high-paying tech jobs, like software engineering and cybersecurity. It’s truly a collective effort. Madison County, NC will collaborate with local universities and … more

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BLS Data Reflects Strong Showing for Buncombe County

Buncombe County ranks #18 out of the 345 largest counties in the nation in job growth and #59 out of the 345 largest counties in wage growth. BLS Economic News Release

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