The state has added 55,200 jobs since May 2018, for a growth rate of 4 percent — more than double the current U.S. growth rate of 1.6 percent.
Pete Johnson is a veteran editor who oversees the reporting of the local news and business staffs. Prior to joining the Review-Journal in June 2016, he spent 13 years at the Dallas Morning News. He previously held editing positions at newspapers in Detroit, Cincinnati, the New York suburbs and Florida. Johnson is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Go Heels!