Monthly Archives: July 2019

One-Year Anniversary of Finish Line Grant Program

NC Governor Roy Cooper announced that more than 1,700 Finish Line Grants have helped community college students complete their training and prepare to enter the workforce. “We launched Finish Line Grants after hearing countless stories of community college students working … more

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Record-setting Air Show Means Good News for GE Aviation Asheville

More good news for GE Aviation in Asheville means record hiring numbers! “Record-setting Air Show Means Good News for GE Aviation Asheville” July 1, 2019 “GE Aviation and its joint venture CFM International announced a record-setting $55 billion in orders … more

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AVL metro leads NC in job growth & remains lowest unemployment rate

As of May 2019, 7,100 more jobs in our region and 9,007 more people working compared to May 2018. Total regional employment 221,551. For May 2019, our region (Buncombe, Henderson, Madison and Transylvania Counties) continues to have the lowest unemployment … more

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