Dec 8, 2021
Welcome to Business North Carolina's weekly podcast, serving up interviews with some of the Tar Heel State's most interesting people. On today's episode, we talk with Paul Worley, director of economic development for Cherokee County and chief strategic advisor for Tri-County Community College in Murphy. He explains the unique dynamics of the economy in North Carolina's westernmost county, as well as why the county partners with its community college to lead economic development. Cherokee is becoming a leader in advanced manufacturing and data mining operations, drawing workers from neighboring communities in Georgia and Tennessee.