ECONOMY http://wfdd.org en Better Job Prospects Greet New Wake Forest Grads http://wfdd.org/post/better-job-prospects-greet-new-wake-forest-grads <p>Annie Eggleston graduated from Wake Forest University Monday with big plans for her future.</p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 10:02:58 +0000 Paul.Garber 11337 at http://wfdd.org Better Job Prospects Greet New Wake Forest Grads Triad Gaining Maola Production Jobs http://wfdd.org/post/triad-gaining-maola-production-jobs <p>An eastern North Carolina company is shifting some production to the Triad and to Virginia.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 16 May 2014 15:50:45 +0000 Kathryn Mobley 11286 at http://wfdd.org Triad Gaining Maola Production Jobs Severe Weather Hits NC Small Businesses Hard http://wfdd.org/post/severe-weather-hits-nc-small-businesses-hard <p>Severe weather has hurt many small North Carolina businesses.</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 02:00:55 +0000 Paul.Garber 9975 at http://wfdd.org Severe Weather Hits NC Small Businesses Hard North Carolinians Holding the Line on Holiday Spending http://wfdd.org/post/north-carolinians-holding-line-holiday-spending <p>According to a <a href="http://www.highpoint.edu/"><strong>High Point University</strong></a> Poll out this week, most North Carolinians plan to spend the same amount of money or less on the holidays this year than last year. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:37:28 +0000 Steve Biddle 8727 at http://wfdd.org North Carolinians Holding the Line on Holiday Spending Diaper Bank Sees Increased Demand As Low-Income Families Struggle http://wfdd.org/post/diaper-bank-sees-increased-demand-low-income-families-struggle <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>When parents can’t adequately diaper their young children, the consequences can be serious. There can be health problems for baby including urinary tract infections and diaper rash. For parents, there’s a risk of lost wages if their daycare providers won’t accept a child without their daily supply of diapers.</p><p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 02:59:21 +0000 Paul Garber 8514 at http://wfdd.org Diaper Bank Sees Increased Demand As Low-Income Families Struggle