Chick-fil-A is beating every competitor by training workers to say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’

January 31, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

The secret to Chick-fil-A’s success is as simple as saying “please” and “thank you.” The chicken chain is statistically the most polite chain in the restaurant business, according to a QSR Magazine’s annual drive-thru report released […]

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 […]

Bassett Furniture Industries Gift Creates Learning Center at Catawba Valley Furniture Academy

January 24, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

A defining moment in educational opportunities for the furniture industry is originating at Catawba Valley Community College, thanks to a partnership with Bassett Furniture Industries announced recently by Mark Jordan, senior vice president of Bassett […]

Catawba County Schools superintendent sees new path to students’ future

January 24, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

It’s time to take some “calculated risks” to give a different product to students, Catawba County Schools Superintendent Matt Stover told the Hickory Daily Record before heading into the winter break. While there are plenty […]

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, […]

Rep. Foxx recognizes value in business, education at Catawba Valley Community College

January 4, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

Building partnerships between education and business is the future for both, Catawba Valley Community College President Garrett Hinshaw said. A good example of this is the initiative recently announced between the college and Affinity Living […]