CVCC Receives $50,000 from Local Chick-Fil-A Franchise Operator

March 19, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

The CVCC Foundation, Inc., recently announced a $50,000 gift pledge from James Goewey, franchise operator of Chick-fil-A at South Hickory. Fulfilled over five years, Goewey’s pledge will be used by CVCC’s School of Business, Industry […]

Prospects ‘promising’ for new Spec building

March 13, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

People driving through Claremont may think they see untapped potential for the small town, but what doesn’t catch their eye is the steady rise of industry that has been taking place over the last decade. […]

Paragon Films announces $10 million investment, 14 new jobs in Alexander County

March 8, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

At their March 5th meeting, Alexander County Commissioners received some positive economic development news regarding the local Paragon Films plant. David Icenhour, Executive Director of the Alexander County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), said that he […]

Dan St. Louis honored for leadership

February 23, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

Fred Rogers, infamously known as “Mister Rogers” perfectly defined community leadership in his quote  — “We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say, It’s not my child, […]

1964 Untouchables Ridgeview High School football team honored at CVCC Black History Celebration February 27

February 22, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

Catawba Valley Community College will honor the 1964 Untouchables Ridgeview High School Football team during its annual Black History Celebration, Tues., Feb. 27. Ridgeview went 12-0 in 1964, winning the Western Class AA championship for […]

Catawba county delivers on its promises

February 8, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

Scott Millar keeps two Wall Street Journal articles in his Hickory office. The first, from 1998, touts the region’s economic resilience. The second story came nearly two decades later — it’s about the city’s audacious […]

Frye Regional Medical Center to save 81 jobs cut by Conifer Health Solutions

February 5, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

Conifer Health Solutions filed a notice Monday with the state to eliminate 81 employees at Frye Regional Medical Center, but the hospital announced Wednesday morning it will save those jobs. Amanda Brasier, the communications manager […]

Burke County Welcomes New Company ZRODELTA

February 1, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (January 22, 2018) – ZRODELTA will open a company headquarters in Rutherford College creating 151 jobs and investing $34M over the next five years. Ammunition and firearms will be manufactured and distributed […]

McCreary Modern, Lockhart recognized at Caldwell Economic Development Celebration

January 31, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

Furniture manufacturer McCreary Modern received the 2017 Industry of the Year Award during the 21st annual Caldwell County EDC celebration at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir. In operation since 1986 and employing more […]

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