TOP 10 UNDER 40: Recipients of 2018 recognition include tennis coach, artisian soap maker and optometrist

November 9, 2018 Melanie Zimmerman 0

Winners of The Hickory Young Professionals (HYP) Top 10 Under 40 competition, presented by Martin Starnes & Associates, have been announced. The 2018 recipients are: Dave Leonetti, Derek Zealy-Wright, Diana Williams, Elechia Morgan, Jordan Ledford, […]

CommScope purchases complementary company for $7 billion

November 9, 2018 Melanie Zimmerman 0

CommScope Inc. announced on Thursday they will purchase ARRIS International Plc. in an all-cash transaction of $31.75 per share or $7.4 billion, including debt repayment. CommScope, founded in 1971, is a network infrastructure provider based […]

How Hickory metro is recruiting veterans to local workforce

November 9, 2018 Melanie Zimmerman 0

To Nathan Huret, veterans were an untapped workforce that could be brought to the Hickory area to fill jobs, in particular those that require leadership and teamwork skills. So Huret, director of existing industry at […]

Former chamber CEO earns national honor

July 31, 2018 Melanie Zimmerman 0

G. Daniel “Danny” Hearn, former president/CEO of the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, received the Life Member Award from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. ACCE is an Alexandria, Va.-based membership association that represents […]

Want to win money for your business idea?

July 18, 2018 Melanie Zimmerman 0

Entrepreneurs will have a chance to compete for funding for their business idea as part of the Edison Project. The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce is taking applications for the Edison Project through 5 p.m. […]

Catawba County goal is to fill new jobs with qualified workers

July 18, 2018 Melanie Zimmerman 0

Catawba County is facing a problem it hasn’t seen in more than a decade: low unemployment. The last time Scott Millar, president of the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation, recalls unemployment this low in Catawba […]

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