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North Carolina’s population rose 1.1% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

North Carolina’s population increased by 112,820, or 1.1 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Charlotte 67% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Charlotte is $197.00, 67 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Analysis: Home affordability in Union County tanks

Union County had the lowest home affordability index in North Carolina in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

WINSTON-SALEM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: AtWork Personnel – Winston-Salem Named Truliant Small Business of the Year

AtWork Personnel – Winston-Salem was recently recognized by the Winston Salem Chamber of Commerce as its recipient of the Truliant Small Business of the Year award.

WINGSWEPT: Hiring-Customer Service Representative

Application Development WingSwept has an immediate opening for a friendly, outgoing Customer Service Representative with an eye for detail and a strong work ethic.

NORTH CAROLINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: National Apprenticeship Week Feature: Daetwyler

This National Apprenticeship Week, we’re featuring apprentices at companies throughout North Carolina and sharing a behind-the-scenes look at a day in their life.

ASHEVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: A Q+A with Dr. Mike Walden, North Carolina’s go-to economist

Dr. Mike Walden is a masterful teacher, writer, and researcher, as well as a seasoned public speaker who has appeared on NBC, CBS, and PBS.

Analysis: Durham County has lowest home affordability in state

Durham County posted the lowest home affordability index in North Carolina, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Durham among counties with worst home affordability

Durham County ranked No. 54 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

New agriculture campaign explains how tariffs harm farmers

Farmers for Free Trade launched a new campaign titled "Tariffs Hurt the Heartland" in an attempt to explain why tariffs are harming farmers, factory workers and the consumers who are paying the true cost of tariffs.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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