Shifting with the times, S&D Coffee and the state's biggest private companies still pack a jolt.
Wanting to spread the wealth, Temple Sloan made more than 400 of his employees millionaires.
Taking on Big Tobacco and the tax man, Calvin Phelps saw the business he built go up in smoke.
Honda Aircraft Company, expecting robust sales of its new $4.5 million jet, announced a $19 million expansion at its Greensboro headquarters.
Textile and furniture mills turned poor Tar Heel tobacco laborers into middle-class earners. Now that many of those jobs have been shipped overseas, it's time to examine the future of the industry in NC.
A comprehensive guide to higher education in the state, with information about North Carolina's public and private colleges, universities and community colleges.
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The concepts, processes and technologies created in North Carolina's private and public institutions are laying the groundwork for economic success in our state.
Thomas Built Buses confirmed Thursday it will add 236 jobs and invest $11.8 million in an expansion of its High Point plant, where it currently employs about 1,400 full- and part-time workers. The company will receive $372,098 in local incentives – it didn't request state incentives for the expansion.
Cary-based SAS Institute was ranked No. 2 on the Great Place to Work Institute's list of best global workplaces, behind Mountain View, Calif.-based Google for the second year in a row.
Mesa Airlines informed the N.C. Department of Commerce it will discontinue operations a Charlotte Douglas International Airport, eliminating 631 jobs. Most affected employees have accepted company jobs outside of Charlotte. The shutdown is due to US Airways' decision to move Mesa's contract operations to another location.
Frontier Communications will offer the first gigabit Internet service that is up to 100 times faster than cable at some locations in Durham and Research Triangle Park, but prices are not cheap. Residents will pay $219 a month for one-gigabit service but there's no installation fee or contract required.
(The News & Observer, Raleigh)
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis said this week that North Carolina should consider expanding its Medicaid program. A spokeswoman for Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan said Tillis is "trying to have it both ways."
Early voting begins today in all 100 counties in North Carolina for people who registered to vote by the Oct. 10 deadline. The early voting period runs through midday Nov. 1. Main-in absentee ballots should be postmarked by Election Day, Nov. 4.
(The News & Observer, Raleigh)
An investigation into academic fraud at UNC Chapel Hill revealed an 18-year scheme based on a system of no-show classes for student athletes. Following the report's release, Chancellor Carol Folt said four university employees will be terminated and another five will face disciplinary action.
The N.C. Division of Coastal Management issued a permit that will allow Bald Head Island to construct a terminal groin to prevent erosion. Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach and Figure Eight Island are also seeking permission to build erosion-control structures.
Schiffman's Jeweler's, K&W Cafeterias, Rose Chauffeured Transportation and Carolina Management Team have been recognized by the Wake Forest University Family Business Center and Business North Carolina with the 2014 North Carolina Family Business of the Year Awards.