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Red Ventures creating 500 new tech jobs in Charlotte.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. —  Red Ventures will expand its Mecklenburg County operations by adding 500 jobs over the next five years. The technology and marketing company plans to invest $5 million at its facility in Charlotte over the same period. The company w ...

Premier Research bringing 260 jobs to Durham.

DURHAM, N.C. — Premier Research will bring 260 new jobs to Durham under a five-year expansion plan. Salaries will vary by position, but the new jobs will average $73,296. Durham County’s overall average wage is $66,599. The contract research organizat ...

WillowTree hiring 98 in Durham to develop apps.

DURHAM, N.C. — WillowTree will expand in Durham and plans to hire at least 98 employees over the coming three years to support continued growth. The fast-growing designer of mobile applications plans to hire software developers, mobile designers and p ...

Frontier Communications adding 200 jobs in Durham.

DURHAM, N.C. — Frontier Communications has committed to adding 200 jobs over the coming five years as part of a $4.3 million expansion in Durham. The expansion will add nearly $9.4 million in annual payroll to the state. Newly created positions will in ...

New Department of Military and Veterans Affairs opens.

RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Pat McCrory joined nearly 200 veterans and service members at the Seaboard Building to celebrate the ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony of the newly created Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. “In my State of the Stat ...

Coca-Cola opens new Customer Care Center in Charlotte.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated opened its new Customer Care Center in Charlotte during a ribbon cutting ceremony. CCBCC is the nation’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler. “This announcement is a true testament to our i ...

The Fresh Market opens sixth store in Charlotte.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Fresh Market opened its new store in Charlotte’s Dilworth neighborhood with the ceremonial cracking of an 80-pound wheel of Parmesan cheese. About 90 employees were hired to staff the roughly 15,000-square-foot store. The F ...

New data center will help Peak 10 serve more customers.

MORRISVILLE, N.C. — Peak 10 will open its third data center in the Triangle region by the end of the year. The Morrisville facility includes about 17,000 square feet of raised data-center space and 10,000 square feet of office space. When the new ce ...