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Regional Report Eastern November 2012

Sanderson Farms Inc., the nation’s fourth-largest chicken processor, announced in August it will open a hatchery in southern Nash County, the first step in a $91.4 million project that is expected to add a processing plant and field to spray poultry waste within five years.

2012-11

Time to pay down the uncertainty principal

Free & Clear: Some have dismissed concerns about policy uncertainty as partisans attacking Obama. It’s more than a talking point, and it didn’t start with this president. 

2012-11

Hugh's view

Looking back, Hugh McColl recalls two turning points in a career that created the biggest bank in America.

2012-11

A world of knowledge

Cover story: RTI International thinks it can continue to flourish by using minds over matters.

2012-11

Regional Report Western November 2012

A Valle Crucis harness maker finds success by expanding to the military.
2012-11

Regional Report Triangle November 2012

Two Davidson College soccer teammates started Raleigh-based Creasman and Baltz Inc., a high-end pen maker.

2012-11

Regional Report Eastern October 2012

While drought has decimated the Midwest’s corn crop, the U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts North Carolina’s yield will rise nearly 36% per acre compared with last year.

2012-10

Regional Report Triad October 2012

Thomasville-based Wright Global Graphic Solutions Inc. has diversified beyond producing labels for home furnishers to succeed and grow.

2012-10

The right man

Up Front: Behind-the-scenes of Business North Carolina's interviews with the two men running for N.C. governor

2012-10

New swing state is getting ads nauseam

Capital Goods: The onslaught of political advertising is good for television stations selling airtime but bad for anybody who has any regard for the truth.

2012-10

The real score on the state’s schools

Free & Clear: If North Carolina were a country, we’d rank sixth among 24 industrialized countries in K-12 spending per student and first in higher-education spending.

2012-10

Regional Report Triangle October 2012

Durham-based BioSignia Inc. says it can tame health-care increases for employers through its Web-based software that generates employee health assessments and the recent acquisition of a company that creates wellness programs

2012-10

Regional Report Charlotte October 2012

Neither Bojangles Restaurants Inc. or Price's Chicken Coop in Charlotte received sales boosts from September's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

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Regional Report Western October 2012

Western North Carolina’s fiber-optic network originally focused on bringing high-speed Internet access to rural schools and libraries. But it has, along with an abundance of land and power, made the region a popular site for data centers.
2012-10

Rebound

The business side of the Charlotte Bobcats gets a bounce from a season so lousy it set an NBA record.

2012-10

Rapid-fire growth

Locked and loaded, Epic Games blasts its way up this year's ranking of private companies.

2012-10

How top private companies are growing

Top private companies in North Carolina are growing by acquisitions, reinvesting, rebranding, introducing new products and gaining new partners.

2012-10

Commercial consideraton

Cover story: Republican Pat McCrory and Democrat Walter Dalton tell how they plan to take care of business as governor.

2012-10

For job growth, state should think small

Free & Clear: Rather than touting and ignoring rankings of the North Carolina’s business climate, leaders need to think about what really matters: economic performance.

2012-09

Tide is turning in Tar Heel politics

Capital Goods: Money follows power, and for decades it went to the pro-business Democrats who dominated state government. Now Republicans rule the roost in Raleigh.

2012-09