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UNC Charlotte Graduates Stay Close to Home

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Recently, the Wall Street Journal released a fascinating study called “Where Graduates Move After College.” This study aimed to find where graduates from major academic institutions move after college as well as what markets succeed at attracting talent.



Cabarrus Conversations: Getting to Know City Manager Lloyd Payne

Friday, June 8, 2018

Concord City Manager Lloyd Payne

Lloyd Payne was appointed Concord City Manager on April 1 after serving three years as Assistant City Manager. He secedes Brian Hiatt, who retired after 19 years with the city. We sat down with Lloyd to talk about his first couple of months on the job, why he prefers to “manage by relationships,” how his deployments overseas helped in his new role, and how he earned the nickname “Wide Open.”  



Academy of Engineering & Automation Helps Prepare Future Manufacturing Workforce

Friday, May 4, 2018

Student working with robotics

Designing manufacturing production systems. Writing resumes and interviewing for jobs. Building robots. Using 3D printers to make assistive devices. These are some of the real-world, hands-on learning opportunities offered through the Academy of Engineering & Automation at Jay M. Robinson High School.



Positive Outlook for Cabarrus County Job Seekers, Employers

Thursday, April 12, 2018

There’s good news on the Cabarrus County workforce front for both job seekers and employers. “The unemployment rate in Cabarrus County is 4 percent, which is lower compared to 4.5 percent last year and 5.1 percent in 2015,” said Denisha Torrence-Nesbit, center leader for NCWorksCareer Center – Cabarrus County. “With all of the new businesses coming to the county, we have a sufficient amount of available jobs.”



Cabarrus Conversations: Concord Mayor Bill Dusch

Monday, February 26, 2018

Mayor Bill Dusch

Bill Dusch’s involvement with the City of Concord has come full circle over the last three decades – from alderman’s son to mayor.



Concord Regional Airport Update: A Flight Plan for the Future

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Dirk B. Vanderleest

Just a few weeks into his new role as Aviation Director of Concord Regional Airport and Dirk B. Vanderleest is already off to a flying start.



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