Increase in Job Development Investment Grants (JDIG) passes Senate

Senate Bill 326, which adds five million dollars to North Carolina’s JDIG fund, has passed the Senate and is now moving through the House of Representatives. JDIG is a program that provides grants to new and expanding businesses in North Carolina to help recruit new commerce and jobs. Companies applying for this grant must meet a rigorous […]

Mike Williford appointed to NC Board of Governors

Mike Williford, a prominent Fayetteville lawyer and long-standing Cumberland County resident was recently appointed by the North Carolina Senate to the North Carolina Board of Governors. The NC Board of Governors oversees the seventeen public universities in North Carolina under the UNC system. The UNC system’s mission statement is as follows: “The University of North Carolina […]