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Wake Tech Named No. 1 Online Community College

More and more, community colleges are trying to cater to the busy lifestyles of adult learners and, therefore, there are more and more community college online options. It goes without saying that Wake Technical Community College is one of the best community colleges in North Carolina. It ca… Read more >

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Drones to fly COVID-19 relief in parts of North Carolina

Drones will deliver medical supplies and food in North Carolina communities in May under a public-private partnership announced by the state’s aviation officials as a response to the COVID-19 crisis. The drone flights will launch in mid -May under the coordination of the aviation divis… Read more >

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Raleigh City Council Approved $1M to Support Small Business

Raleigh City Council approved $1 million to support a grant fund designed to help keep small businesses afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. Small businesses have been hardest hit by the economic turmoil caused by the growing number of COVID-19 cases. The federal government created PPP lo… Read more >

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Maggie Kane & A Place at the Table Featured on Podcast

A Place at the Table in Raleigh, North Carolina is one of only 61 pay-what-you-can restaurants in the U.S. – which means customers can choose to pay the suggested price, pay what they can afford, volunteer their time or pay-it-forward. Maggie Kane opened A Place at the Table in January… Read more >

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Wake County Extends Stay-At-Home Order To Protect Residents From COVID-19

To continue efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community, Wake County Board of Commissioners Chairman Greg Ford signed a new proclamation, extending the stay-at-home order through April 30. “While we’re making good progress to flatten the COVID-19 curve in our communi… Read more >

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Podcast Raleigh: Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin

Around the time we should have been assessing Mary-Ann Baldwin's first 100 days on the job as Raleigh's mayor, everything changed as the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 became the biggest issue locally and globally. Mayor Baldwin was kind enough to join Podcast Raleigh again (our first repeat… Read more >

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Murphys Naturals Finds New Purpose in Pandemic

In addition to encouraging the curve-flattening behavior of social distancing even if it means staying inside, many of our favorite outdoor brands are also pivoting production and reorienting their resources to help the COVID-19 cause. With Amazon selling out of Purell and other hand sanitiz… Read more >

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Bandwidth’s Morken: Why he chose Raleigh for new HQ, other expansion plans

Even in the age of coronavirus, big deals are getting done. Look no further than the Triangle’s homegrown software communications company, Bandwidth. Slightly more than 20 years ago, its CEO and founder David Morken, fresh from serving in the Marine Corps as an advocate judge, started … Read more >

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Bandwidth Announces Expansion & Over 1,000 Jobs

Fast-growing software communications company Bandwidth is getting new corporate headquarters in Raleigh. The uptick: adding 1,165 new jobs with an average salary of $96,832 and generating more than $100 million in capital investments. The Raleigh firm — founded by attorney-turned-entre… Read more >

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Ashley Cagle Named to Raleigh Magazine's Top 30 List

Ashley Cagle, Assistant Executive Director for Wake County Economic Development and Vice President of the Raleigh Chamber was named to Raleigh Magazine’s Thirty In Their 30s. To read Ashley's nomination and to see the other nominees, visit the Raleigh Magazine website.     Read more >