North Carolina Northeast Commission en State of the Northeast Region Examined <p>The unemployment rate for the northeast part of the state continues to top 10-percent. But at today’s “Northeast State of the Region” event, economic developers are expected to show there’s positive progress.<br><br><strong>Leoneda Inge: </strong>Sixteen counties make up Northeast North Carolina. Vann Rogerson is president of the North Carolina Northeast Commission. He says there are several projects underway that will provide a brighter future for the region, like a major grant to connect communities through broadband.<br> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 15:50:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 3195 at