Kayleigh Carpenter


Gov. Roy Cooper visited Chapel Hill on Tuesday, Nov. 19 2019 to announce that Well Dot, Inc, a health technology company will base its new operations center in the town and create 400 jobs.

N.C. experiencing a vast increase in unemployment insurance claims due to COVID-19

North Carolina is ranked second in the country for greatest percent increase in coronavirus-related unemployment insurance claims. Findings from WalletHub revealed that North Carolina saw an increase of over 6,000 percent in the number of unemployment insurance claims the week of March 23, 2020 when compared with that of the same week last year. With new legislation passed by Gov. Roy Cooper and new measures implemented by the Division of Employment Security, the state plans to accommodate the enormous financial strain and the needs of both individuals and employers occurring at this time.