2011-09

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Bending the rules

You don’t have to look hard to find a business owner, be it a big-time developer or a small retailer, with a story about unwanted government regulation.
2011-09

Betting on a Shore Thing

Change along our coastline has been a constant since the present system of barrier islands and associated estuaries and their wetlands first formed several thousand years ago.
2011-09

Eyes on the prize

The median change in the three-year total shareholder return for the state’s largest public companies was an increase of 49.7%

2011-09

Face value

Chivalry is not dead, but it nearly killed me. Here’s how it happened.
2011-09

Green-hued monster

Because I’m a man prone to hopeless causes — that’s what growing up an Atlanta Falcons fan will do for you — I have oodles of sympathy for people who place their faith in the idea of a “green” economy.
2011-09

High-Yield Investment

Green into gray, earth into a hazy sky, one melts into the other. Motionless in the sultry morning, corn seems to stretch to infinity.

2011-09

Regional Report Charlotte September 2011

Charlotte boosters spent more than $700,000 — most of it tax money — on a Center City 2020 Vision Plan that focuses on what they want to see downtown but is fuzzy on details of how to get it.
2011-09

Regional Report Eastern September 2011

Most of Mount Olive-based Andy’s Burgers, Shakes & Fries Inc.’s franchised and company-owned restaurants are in eastern North Carolina.
2011-09

Regional Report Triad September 2011

It’s not as if Guilford County doesn’t love Honda Aircraft Co.
2011-09

Regional Report Triangle September 2011

A report that shows North Carolina’s publicly traded biotechnology companies increased profits more than any other state’s might be overstating it — at least where the Triangle is concerned.
2011-09

Regional Report Western September 2011

Gambling has paid off in spades for western North Carolina, according to a study by UNC Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School paid for by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

2011-09