Davidson County http://wunc.org en Biden Touts Community Colleges in the Triad http://wunc.org/post/biden-touts-community-colleges-triad <p>Vice President Joe Biden stopped in the Triad today to stress the importance of community colleges.<br><br><strong>Jeff Tiberii: </strong>Inside the gymnasium at Davidson County Community College Vice President Biden spoke to about 500 people in front of a Blue banner reading “An America Built To Last”. The Vice President spoke as part of a tour highlighting President Barack Obama's budget pitch to fund community colleges and local businesses working together. He said completing a two-year program has cumulative benefits.<br> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 21:40:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 3194 at http://wunc.org Biden Touts Community Colleges in the Triad Davidson County Storm Damage http://wunc.org/post/davidson-county-storm-damage <p>Clean-up continues in Davidson county where two people died following a tornado on Wednesday.</p><p>At least 11 people were taken to the hospital following the severe storms. The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down near Lexington just after 6pm. Major Larry James is with Davidson County Emergency Services. He says the path of the tornado was tight, but caused some significant damage.</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 7202 at http://wunc.org TIMCO Aerosystems Expands To Davidson County http://wunc.org/post/timco-aerosystems-expands-davidson-county <p>TIMCO Aerosystems is showing off its newest manufacturing facility today in Davidson County. &nbsp; The company needed a second plant to keep up with demand.</p><p>The new TIMCO Aerosystems plant is in the town of Wallburg.&nbsp; There are about 140 employees at the facility where airline seating is manufactured for companies like Boeing and Airbus.&nbsp; Rick Salanitri is President of TIMCO Aerosystems.&nbsp; He says they conducted a national search to determine the best place to expand.</p><p></p> Mon, 07 Nov 2011 18:15:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 7261 at http://wunc.org