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Runs in the family

Mac Jordan spends decades reviving the mill in Saxapahaw his grandfather resurrected.
2013-04

What's in a name?

Donald Trump says his name is a brand worth billions. And the value it creates for his golf courses is priceless.

2013-04

Regional Report Charlotte April 2013

Residential rents in Charlotte continue to rise as demand from consumers wary of buying houses surges ahead of available rental properties. But that may change over the next few years because construction of multifamily housing is booming.

2013-04

Regional Report Triad April 2013

Winston-Salem-based Hanesbrands has cut its debt to 2.5 times EBITDA — earnings before interest, taxes depreciation and amortization — the lowest ratio since its spinoff from Downers Grove, Ill.-based Sara Lee Corp. in 2006

2013-04

Regional Report Triangle April 2013

The Triangle is making a name for itself in the industry by blending financial services with its trademark — high-technology

2013-04

Regional Report Western April 2013

Though demand for their booze is booming, the owners of Asheville Distilling Co. have discovered that trying to change distribution laws that date to the end of Prohibition is enough to drive a person to drink.

2013-04

Medical evidence

Hospitals will have to prove to insurers they provide quality care as pay-for-performance contracts prevail.

2013-03

On the record

It’s where good vibrations from an Asheville studio’s special environment and unique equipment wind up.

2013-03

Vapor trails

Cover story: A hot deal for electronic-cigarette seller blu ecigs shows where there’s no smoke, there’s fire.

2013-03

Dems' sum isn't very filling

Capital Goods: To change the direction campaign money is flowing, Democrats must do more than just hope the GOP loses its way by tacking too far to the right. 

2013-03

There is no Popish plot

Free & Clear: Neither Art Pope nor any of the John Locke Foundation’s donors has any editorial control over what I write or say. The same  goes for the governor.

2013-03

Making a difference

Up Front: North Carolina is still a leader in manufacturing.

2013-03

Regional Report Eastern March 2013

Military spending cuts could have a ripple effect on Fayetteville's economy.

2013-03

Regional Report Triangle March 2013

Raleigh communications agency Capstrat Inc. sold itself to Ketchum Inc. to expand its reach.

2013-03

Regional Report Triad March 2013

Winston-Salem hopes Herbalife's decision to open an East Coast manufacturing plant will fare better than Dell's venture at the same location.

2013-03

Regional Report Charlotte March 2013

Spurred by accusations that the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority pads its stats, Charlotte and local booster groups commissioned an outside agency to calculate the impact of the Democratic National Convention. The result? About 35,000 attendees helped generate almost $164 million, making it the most-lucrative event in the metro’s history.

2013-03

Regional Report Western March 2013

President Obama touted manufacturing growth in Asheville, but the region's jobs in the industry are far from their peak.

2013-03

Shop till you drop

Up Front: North Carolina is increasingly becoming a state of shopkeepers as retail surges.

2013-02

New take on tax reform

Capital Goods: “The existing system isn’t going to work now or in the future,” says Sen. Bob Rucho, who wants to sub a broader state sales tax for those levied on income.

2013-02

Paved with good intentions

Free & Clear: Investing wisely in transportation would boost economic growth in North Carolina, but all transportation programs are not created equal.

2013-02