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Manufacturer To Add 42 Jobs In Burke County

Jackson Paper Manufacturing Company, North Carolina’s largest recycled paper producer, will open a new plant in Burke County, creating 42 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

NCDOT Secretary Unveils Proposals for Controversial I-77 Toll Lane Project

Get ready to pay up for a faster ride! State transportation leaders say they won't be putting the brakes on the controversial I-77 toll lane project. Instead the state wants to negotiate with Spanish-firm Cintra to get better toll rates for drivers. They also want to work long-term to take over the project and add more free lanes.

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