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With such a diverse and fast-growing economy, more and more employers are discovering all the advantages Lincoln County, North Carolina has to offer. There is always something happening here. So, check this page often to make sure you don’t miss a thing!

  • Governor Announces Additional $40 Million COVID Relief for Small Businesses

    Governor Cooper Announces Additional $40 Million COVID Relief for Small Businesses Steady numbers allow for large outdoor venues to open at 7% with safety precautions Raleigh, N.C. Some North Carolina small businesses that have experienced extraordinary disruption to their operations due to the COVID-19 coronavirus......

  • punker LLC has chosen Lincoln County, NC for relocation of its US operations and manufacturing expansion

    Lincoln County, NC – The NC Department of Commerce and Lincoln Economic Development Association officially announce punker LLC has chosen Lincoln County, NC for relocation of its US operations and planned manufacturing expansion. The state of North Carolina has awarded punker an $80,000 Building Reuse......

  • Compilation of Small Business Assistance ~ (Continual Updates)

    Numerous resources are available to business owners to assist with navigating the financial hardship faced by many from the current situation.  In order to ensure as many local employers as possible are aware of these programs we have outlined them below for reference. City of......

  • Governor’s order and how to ask to be considered an Essential Business

    Governor Cooper Stay-At-Home order:   https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO121-Stay-at-Home-Order-3.pdf If a company is uncertain if they are essential they may make an essential business request here https://www.ncdor.gov/home/ncdor-actions-covid-19/covid-19-essential-businesses...

  • Timken – 2019 Lincoln County Industry of the Year

    Lincoln County –Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA) annually presents the Industry of the Year award at the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet.  With the purpose of promoting and highlighting the contributions and exemplary corporate citizenship of Lincoln County’s existing industries, the Lincoln Economic......

  • Lincoln Economic Development Hosts National Manufacturing Day

    On Friday, October 04, 2019, Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA) held their National Manufacturing Day event at Lincolnton Country Club.  Community leaders came together to recognize the importance Industry plays within the community and to kick off LEDA’s Industry Appreciation Month.  With over 20% of......

  • LEDA presents at Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Regional Economic Development Talks!

    We were pleased to participate in today’s Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Regional Economic Development Talks! Hosted at Verdict Ridge Golf and Country Club in Denver, attendees learned about our “Manufacturing A Future That Works” program whereby local Industries, Schools, and LEDA came together to create......

  • Cataler NA & Dellinger Precast announce expansions

    Lincolnton, NC, August 5th, 2019- Lincoln Economic Development Association’s Existing Business Manager, John Dancoff, presented two requests to the Lincoln County Commissioners on Monday, August 5th, 2019 for incentives based upon the County’s Industrial Incentive Grant Program. The first one was for Cataler North America,......

  • LEDA host, Lincoln County School’s “Educators in the Workplace” Industry Tours

    On Thursday, August 1st, LEDA was proud to host, Lincoln County School’s “Educators in the Workforce”. Thirty-three Math and Science teachers along with GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math & Science) sponsors were treated to a full day of industrial plant tours. The educators toured Blum,......

  • RW GARCIA FOUNDERS INDUCTED INTO SPECIALTY FOOD ASSOCIATION’S 2019 HALL OF FAME

    SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (June 7, 2019) – Robert (RW) and Margaret Garcia, pioneering founders of national, better-for-you snack brand RW Garcia, have been inducted into the Specialty Food Association’s 2019 Hall of Fame. They’ll be honored at the 65th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show held......