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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

On the record

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

2013-03

Regional Report Western February 2013

Moog Music, the famed maker of synthesizers, has grown and thrived in Asheville.

2013-02

Regional Report Triad January 2013

The Atlantic Coast Conference continues to change, with Notre Dame and Louisville entering the conference and Maryland departing.

2013-01

A good walk

Up Front: Golf, for most of us, is hardly ever about the golf.

2012_04

Regional Report Eastern April 2012

A Wilmington real-estate project that was undeveloped and unfunded is under construction and flush with Chinese cash, thanks to a foreign-investor program offered by U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services.

2012_04

Back in the high life

Top golf courses: Once under a mountain of debt, a golf development near Sylva has a new owner, new business model and new hope.

2012_04

North Carolina's best golf courses

Top golf courses: Annual ranking of the Tar Heel state's best golf courses.

2012_04

Change of course

Top golf courses: Tom Fazio might be North Carolina’s most esteemed course designer, but even he had to adjust to life after the recession.

2012_04

Regional Report Charlotte April 2012

A UNC Charlotte economist says a minor-league ballpark in uptown Charlotte would generate $66.4 million and create 749 jobs in Mecklenburg County if it’s open by 2014. 

2012_04

Regional Report Triangle April 2012

Martin Marietta launched an unsolicited bid in December for Birmingham, Ala.-based Vulcan, which is suing Martin Marietta, contending that its use of confidential information in an unfriendly takeover bid was the pits.

2012_04

Regional Report Eastern December 2012

A bid to bring minor-league baseball to the banks of the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington struck out with voters in November, when they rejected the use of public money to build a $37 million stadium for an Atlanta Braves affiliate.

2012-12

Regional Report Western December 2012

Superstorm Sandy was a nasty trick for the East Coast, but what it brought to North Carolina’s mountains was a treat for the ski industry.

2012-12

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

Rebound

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

2012-10

Run up the score

Cover story: The ACC must run up the score with its TV football deals to stay in the game.

2012-09

Regional Report Triangle September 2012

Comedian Louis C.K. made headlines in June when he announced tickets for his fall stand-up tour would be sold exclusively through his website. Rolling Stone speculated that the artist-controlled model might offer a new way of doing business for traveling entertainers of all stripes. But Travis Janovich, the founder and CEO of Morrisville-based Etix.com Inc. — the ticket platform C.K. uses to process sales — isn’t so sure the comedian’s gambit signals a sea change.

2012-09

Regional Report Charlotte September 2012

Charlotte plans to flip the shuttered Eastland Mall shopping center to private developers who would turn part of it into studios and soundstages for the region’s growing film industry.

2012-09

Regional Report Triangle July 2012

The sporting events that Hill Carrow brings to North Carolina may not be as familiar as the Atlantic Coast Conference basketball tournament or U.S. Open golf tournament, but some have been more lucrative and drawn bigger crowds.

2012-07

Playing ball

Minor-league teams pitch new parks as a way for downtown development to hit a home run.

2012-07