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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

Catching more flies with vinegar

When the market soured, stockbrokers Jenny Fulton and Ashley Furr started Miss Jenny's Pickles in Kernersville.

2013-02

Minding the store

Cover story: Having the world's biggest retailer — Walmart — as the state's largest employer affects North Carolina's economy in ways obvious and subtle.

2013-02

Regional Report Charlotte February 2013

Apple Inc. amped up the fuel-cell operation at its Maiden data center from 4.8 to 10 megawatts.

2013-02

Regional Report Eastern February 2013

Debate continues over how to replace a section of N.C. 12 near Hatteras Island and the Outer Banks that has been rocked by strong storms in recent years.

2013-02

Regional Report Triad February 2013

A Greensboro developer has backed off an idea to turn the Reynolds Building in downtown Winston-Salem into an upscale hotel.

2013-02