NC Dept. of Commerce Announced 2017 NC Main Street Award Winners

Congratulations to the Town of Warrenton for being recognized as an Award Winner for the 2017 MAIN STREET AND SMALL TOWN MAIN STREET COLLABORATION AWARD PROMOTION – Discover History Worth Repeating.

Congratulations to the City of Roxboro for being recognized as an Award Winner for the ECONOMIC VITALITY – Best Adaptive Reuse Project – Hall’s Way.

To view the entire Press Release click here.



Triangle Literacy Council and Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments Workforce Development Board to Start Construction Pathway for Area Young Adults

DURHAM, N.C. (March 1, 2018) – Today the Triangle Literacy Council (TLC) and the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments’ Workforce Development Board announced the launch of a Regional Construction and Skills Trades Career Pathway for young adults, ages 16 to 24, in Henderson, NC. The 24 week-long program, called Constructing Pathways to Prosperity, will offer three integrated components to area young adults: high school equivalency preparation, occupational training, and construction work-based learning.

Click here to read more.

Sustainable Fleet Webinars

Sustainable Fleet Webinars:
Fleet Trends and Technologies
Thursday, February 22, 2018
11:00am PST / 1:00pm CST / 2:00pm EST

The NC Clean Energy Technology Center in partnership with The 100 Best Fleets and the Center for Sustainable Energy present the Sustainable Fleet Webinars. In this installment, we will highlight some of the trends and technologies helping fleets be better today.

• Learn about protecting your equipment, increasing service life, reducing down time and saving money with oil analysis. See results achieved by one of most recognized and progressive fleets in the country.
• Learn how a major national company incorporated a comprehensive recycling program for its fleets.
• Learn about funding strategies to keep your fleet at the highest level of service. Learn how fleets are thinking outside the box to be able to take advantage of the Federal EV tax credit.

You must register to receive link to attend.
Space is limited.
Please reserve at your earliest convenience.

Work smarter, not harder!
Contact: Mike Terreri at 858-633-8579 or and/or Rick Sapienza at 919-515-2788 or

NCDOT Survey

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is conducting a survey to find out what North Carolina residents think about various services provided by NCDOT. This survey is part of the department’s efforts to measure performance and provide high quality services. Results from this survey will be used to identify ways NCDOT can make North Carolina transportation safer, more efficient, and customer-focused. The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete.

The survey may be accessed via the following:

WIOA Success Story

Are you having a hard time landing a job and feel defeated or frustrated? NCWorks Career Centers have staff that can help assist you.  If you need a little inspiration, read this success story and how an individual who was living in a shelter and trying to go to school has now gained employment.  Click here for the entire story.

Public Notice/RFP One-Stop Operator & Adult/Dislocated Worker Services


The Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments Workforce Development Board announces the release of a ‘Request for Proposals’ for the following to provide employment and training services for Adult and Dislocated Workers, and for One-Stop Operator.

Both proposals are to serve citizens in the areas of Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance, and Warren Counties. Comprehensive services shall be provided under the Workforce

Innovation and Opportunity Act for Program Year 2018 (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019).

An Information Session is scheduled at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments, 1724 Graham Avenue, Henderson, NC for potential bidders to present questions and receive additional information. In addition, a teleconferencing option is also available during the Information Session.  Click below to view the request for proposals.