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Byline: Richard Craver
Apr. 3--Winston-Salem's turn at setting the pace of job growth for the state is over.
The Winston-Salem metropolitan statistical area had job growth of just 0.7 percent, or about 1,400 jobs, from February 2005 to February 2006, the N.C. Employment Security Commission reported yesterday. The MSA consists of Davie, Forsyth, Stokes and Yadkin counties.
By comparison, Wilmington's job growth is up 5.5 percent (7,000 jobs), Raleigh-Cary is up 4.1 percent (9,100 jobs) and Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord is up 2.8 percent (23,100 jobs.)
The Winston-Salem MSA was the bright spot for the Triad. The Greensboro-High Point MSA, which …