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By Virgina Annable, Hickory Daily Record

K-64 is planning to start a program to train workers and keep them in Catawba County.

The K-64 Scholars Initiative would help address the struggle of local employers to find and keep workers, according to information presented to the Catawba County Board of Commissioners this week. The labor shortage is a problem across the country, Catawba Valley Community College President Garrett Hinshaw said at the meeting.

“The biggest thing I’m hearing across the country is, ‘We’ve got a workforce problem.’ But what’s anyone doing about it?” he said.

The scholars program is one solution for Catawba County, he said...

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