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Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Chatham Commissioners Present Positive 2014 State of the County

At the presentation of the 2014 State of the County Report on March 17, 2014, Chatham County Commissioner Vice Chairman Brian Bock said, "The incredibly positive reports on new jobs and business investment has provided the springboard for even more good news in the future."

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Incumbent workforce grant applications available

SANFORD – The Triangle South Workforce Development Board, located at Central Carolina Community College, is accepting applications for the North Carolina Incumbent Workforce Development Program grant.

The IWDP grant is a competitive, retention solutions grant. Qualifying businesses can use this grant to address employees’ skills gaps, which will result in increased knowledge, certifications, and value of the employee to the company. Addressing employees’ skills gaps also contributes to a company’s competitiveness in regional and global economies.

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Free Seminar: Use Social Media to Market & Transform Your Community

Martin Brossman Presents
Use Social Media to Market and Transform Your Community

April 2, 2014, 6 - 8 p.m.
Central Carolina Community College - Siler City Campus
400 Progress Boulevard, Room 230

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Monday, March 3, 2014
IEI Sponsors Chatham in Global Leaders to Germany Program

Catawba and Chatham County to send representatives to learn about manufacturing in Germany

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Canceled: Introduction to Your Regional Foreign Trade Zone

This event has been postponed until spring.


Presented by Triangle J Council of Governments

Come find out why companies in our region such as Glaxo Smith Kline, Merck, Revlon, Dudson China, Southern Lithoplate and others are already using Foreign Trade Zone #93. Businesses of all sizes can take advantage of the admittance of merchandise without formal Customs entry, duty and other fee savings, as well as zone-to-zone transfers.

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Friday, February 7, 2014
Chatham EDC Hosting Joint Elected Officials Meeting March 13

The Chatham Economic Development Corporation is hosting a joint elected officials meeting Thursday, March 13 at 7 p.m. at Bestfood Cafeteria. The Chatham County Board of Commissioners, town boards of Goldston, Pittsboro and Siler City and the Board of Education are invited.

Chatham EDC board members will present an update on the organization’s recent accomplishments and ongoing projects. All Boards will have an opportunity to provide an update.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Why Chatham Park Matters

This editorial appears in the Februrary 2014 edition of the Chatham County Line as Build Chatham Park for a bright, prosperous future.

The Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is a private, non-profit organization working to make Chatham County the preferred location for emerging growth companies.  By attracting new companies, helping existing businesses expand, and assisting new ventures, the EDC encourages new job creation and private investment in property and equipment.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Website for Chatham megasite launches

The Chatham Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce a new website for the Chatham Randolph Megasite. The website,, includes facts about the land, maps of transportation infrastructure and utilities, and panoramic photos that show different views around the Chatham County site, located west of Siler City.

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Friday, January 3, 2014
Chatham EDC seeks Vice President

Chatham County is poised for exciting development with a megasite in the west and a mixed-use development in the east. Come be part of the team that makes it happen. Chatham Economic Development Corporation is looking for an experienced economic developer to serve as vice president of the organization. Complete job description below. For PDF, click here.

Vice President
Chatham Economic Development Corporation

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Monday, December 23, 2013
EDC Office Closed Dec. 24-26, Jan. 1

The Chatham Economic Development Corporation office will be closed December 24-26 and January 1. The office will be open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. otherwise.

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