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Regional Report Eastern January 2014

Hatteras Island businesses hope the latest sand to settle under the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge won't shift for some time.

2014-01

Regional Report Triangle January 2014

By mixing things up at B. Everett Jordan Dam and Lake, lawmakers are saving buckets of money - at least for now.

2014-01

Regional Report Triad January 2014

During the heyday of American-made apparel, Winston-Salem-based Hanesbrands Inc.'s hometown manufacturing was done at two huge factories. Both were representative of the city's stature as a manufacturing center, but also are emblematic of the demise of that industry.

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Regional Report Charlotte January 2014

Things have been cloudy at Charlotte Douglas International Airport lately, with state and city officials fighting over its control. That's not preventing Charlotte leaders from preparing for sunnier times.

2014-01

Regional Report Western January 2014

Tim Lampkin is proud to promote a great place to hang out - or hang a hammock.

2014-01

Regional Report Charlotte December 2013

After years of struggling, often working four jobs to make ends meet, the switch finally flipped for Gretchen Hollifield Ewers in 2005 when she opened The Dog Wizard Inc., an obedience school in Charlotte

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Regional Report Eastern December 2013

Preparing for conflict might be pessimistic, but it’s profitable.

2013-12

Best Doctors 2013

The Best Doctors in North Carolina by specialty.

2013-12

Small wonders

Up Front: Small wonders

2013-12

Mind matters

Small Business of the Year Runner-up: Impact Financial Systems Inc. provides automation software for financial institutions.

2013-12

High and dry

Small Business of the Year: Our Small Business of the Year's products seal tight, but it excels at hanging loose.

2013-12

The woman in charge

Small Business of the Year Runner-up: Garris Grading and Paving Inc. By the time Angela Alvarez Garris decided to build up an asphalt plant, she was fed up with people who refused to belive a woman could own and operate such a ostensibly manly business.

2013-12

Out of sight

Cover story: Appearances mattered to Gary Smith, from his attire to every aspect of his ad agency and the clients it attracted. Since the ’70s, he and, later, his son had built Smith Advertising & Associates into one of the Southeast’s largest. And he had done it in a place known more for GIs and generals than marketing geniuses. Moving among Fayetteville’s elite, the Smiths made quite an impression. Then — amid lawsuits, investigations and allegations of a Ponzi scheme — the image they crafted crumbled. But what really happened? Were they perpetrators or victims? Ad men know how crucial it is to control the message. But for Gary and Todd Smith, the medium became the message when they dropped
 

2013-12

It's a family tradition

Small Business of the Year Runner-up: Crayton Commercial LLC, a one-man operation in New Bern that had built or revitalized seven shopping centers since 2008.

2013-12

Setting sites on an auto plant

Capital Goods: Attracting an automaker requires a massive investment in land and infrastructure before the wheeling and dealing can even begin.

2013-12

UNC system does more with less

Free & Clear: The debate between fiscal conservatives and liberals has not been about whether the state should pay for higher education but how - and how much.

2013-12

Regional Report Triad December 2013

The North Carolina Zoo is expanding its polar bear exhibit, but until November it wasn’t clear if it would have any to exhibit.

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Regional Report Triangle December 2013

Highwoods Properties Inc. went on a diet to get fit but seems to have its appetite back.

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Regional Report Western December 2013

All 51 rooms at Pisgah Inn had been booked, but each was empty.

2013-12

A new look

Up Front: A new look

2013-11