To keep pace with universities among the most gifted, UNC steps up its fundraising with the well-heeled.
An herbal-supplement company in Brevard strives to make Mother Nature's best better.
Lenders looked like losers when former NFL tight end Casey Crawford got in the mortgage game.
There is no magic formula for building a successful community bank, but there are certain characteristics common among the most successful ones in our state.
Community banks and credit unions show resilience as the battered economy regains strength.
Top Tar Heel lawyers identify some of the most important issues impeding business in the state.
For the seventh consecutive year, the North Carolina Golf Panel is proud to partner with Business North Carolina in publishing rankings of the best golf courses in what we believe is the best state for golf.
Renewables have shown their importance to the N.C. energy industry, but their growth requires clearer policies and better technology.
Our 2014 list of the state's top hospitals, plus second opinions from other popular rankings.
(The Charlotte Observer)
Duke Energy agreed to pay $1.2 billion for North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency's stake in four power plants.The deal should allow Raleigh-based ElectriCities, which manages the agency, to eliminate 70% of its debt and lower power costs to its 270,000 retail customers.
(The Charlotte Observer)
The sale of Family Dollar Stores to Dollar Tree for more than $8 billion ends four years of activist-investor-led drama for the Matthews-based discount retailer.
Targacept's latest clinical-trial disappointment will force the Winston-Salem-based drug developer to attract partnerships or take ownership stakes in areas outside its traditional research.
A new law bans North Carolina municipalities from charging businesses a privilege tax beginning in 2015.
(News & Observer, Raleigh)
N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper says it would be "futile" to fight a U.S. Court of Appeals decision that struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage. The final decision, he says, will most likely be made by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Pending legislation would essentially allow a group of vintage sports-care enthusiasts to close Pilot Mountain State Park to the public on Sept. 11.
(Raleigh News & Observer)
The North Carolina Senate and House have agreed to a budget that increases the salaries of state teachers by 7% and saves the jobs of teaching assistants.
(The New York Times)
After eliminating jobless benefits for those unemployed 20 weeks or longer, North Carolina became a partisan player in the debate on economic policy. A closer look, however, reveals that it has performed similarly to neighboring states.
Sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Revenue
Keys to Success Workshop (Charlotte, Elizabeth City, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Hickory, Raleigh, Wilmington, Winston Salem)
Taxpayers will participate in hands on activities while learning their basic business requirements for the North Carolina Department of Revenue.
Various dates and times from June 19- August 28.
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.