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 […]

Corning Celebrates Opening of Fiber Optic Cable Manufacturing Facility

January 29, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today formally opened a new cable manufacturing facility in Newton, North Carolina, in the latest expansion of its Optical Communications business to meet growing worldwide demand for its optical fiber and […]

Mebane White wins Hickory Public Schools spelling bee

January 4, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

Grandview Middle’s Mebane White won this year’s Hickory Public Schools district spelling bee. She battled past 18 other elementary and middle school students in seven rounds to finally clinch the championship. With the district win, […]

Greenworks Tools Announces 187 New Jobs

December 21, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (December 21, 2017) – Sunrise Global Marketing LLC, manufacturers of Greenworks Tools, the leader in battery-powered outdoor power tools for DIY-consumers and landscaping professionals, will locate a distribution facility and bring 187 […]

Hickory High JROTC students send care packages to soldiers

November 28, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Members of the Hickory High School Army JROTC expressed their thanks to active duty service members earlier this week by sending more than 100 care packages to troops in Afghanistan. The idea developed after the […]

Made in the USA: Dead or Alive?

November 15, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

When the International Textile Group (ITG) announced last month that its Cone Mills White Oak selvedge denim plant in Greensboro, North Carolina — the last in the US — would close at the end of […]

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