Lenoir County Ready To Ring In The New Year With Jobs!

This year with more North Carolinians out of work in 2009, there is one county ready to ring in the new year with new opportunities for workers.

Kinston Economic Development Commission says 'they're on their way' to recovery.

Since the announcement of Spirit Aerosystems and now the construction of Sanderson's Farm underway in three different places in the county, hiring has increased.

Mark Pope with Economic Development says more and more people who lost jobs could soon be able to pick up some from the creation of new corporations.

Pope says they're starting to take applications now for managerial jobs at Sanderson's Farm next year for the processing facility being built on Highway 70.

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  • by Anonymous Location: Goldsboro on Jan 1, 2010 at 03:30 PM
    Those that believe Obama brought these jobs to Kinston need to open their eyes and their closed minds. By the end of his first term the USA will be worse off than ever.
  • by KMJ Location: LA on Dec 23, 2009 at 09:39 AM
    To Lavon...whatever. Until I see Lenoir Co show their hand I don't believe it. Sounds like a bluff to me. Like the big joke of the GTP.
  • by East Kinston is gehtto Location: LA on Dec 22, 2009 at 08:47 PM
    GTP who are ya'll feeding this to..and who's buying this silly joke?
  • by Lavon Location: Goldsboro on Dec 22, 2009 at 12:25 PM
    Obama is the greatest thing alive righ now. he is the one wo brought the jobs to Lenoir County, get it right all you nonobamaites.
  • by ?????? Location: New Bern on Dec 22, 2009 at 06:57 AM
    Lavon, here you go again, gets your facts straight before you write, these businesses were planning on coming to Kinston while Bush was in office. Look at the mess your fine president has done in 1 year, look how his ratings have dropped. People are getting wise, he may have made history but the way it looks he will only have 1 term to destroy the good old USA.
  • by Tad on Dec 22, 2009 at 05:59 AM
    you know, the people that elected that osama into office will justify everything to their end. It's pitiful and pathetic at the same time
  • by Lavon Location: Goldsboro on Dec 22, 2009 at 05:43 AM
    David- You do realize that jobs left America and had plans to lay off workers before Obama was elected dont you. You know the strange thing about this is that when jobs come to America it has nothing to do with the President but when jobs leave America then all of a sudden it's all Obama's fault. Don't you think that's hypocrisy David? Oh wait let me guess of course you don't...
  • by David Location: Greenville on Dec 22, 2009 at 04:48 AM
    Lavon, you do realize that those businesses decided to move to Lenoir County before President Obama was elected.
  • by Lavon Location: Goldsboro on Dec 22, 2009 at 03:44 AM
    Wolfgang- Why don't you put in your resume early, you might get a new job..
  • by Wolfgang Location: Chocowinity,NC on Dec 21, 2009 at 09:58 PM
    The Lavon spin again , Their about 11 Million people who live in North Carolina. At 11% unemployed the numbers say that is over 1 Million in North Carolina unemployed. Who even still never got a check $$$$$ from the rich people , Obama promised all Americans. Now he says we got to get jobs , but there are no jobs? Oh just blame it on President Bush. Lavon tell Al Gore it is very cold outside and there is Snow in New York City.
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