Welcome to the North Carolina Department of Commerce News Center 

You'll find the latest information on community and economic development in our state right here, plus resources for journalists covering our agency

Media Contacts

If you are a journalist or other media professional needing additional information, contact:

David Rhoades
Communications Director
(919) 814-4611 |

Patrice Bethea
Deputy Communications Director
(919) 814-4612 |

To submit a formal request to see public records from the agency, send your request by email to

News media microphones at a press conference