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Regional Report Eastern January 2013

The N.C. State Ports Authority plans to build a $60 million terminal for wood pellets at Port of Morehead City but isn’t sure how to pay for it.

2013-01

Regional Report Triangle January 2013

Durham-based Semprius Inc. makes the world’s most-efficient solar panels, which convert 33.9% of the energy in sunlight into electricity, according to independent tests.

2013-01

Regional Report Western January 2013

After Superstorm Sandy hit, Bostic-based Defiant Marine Inc. — a marine salvage company Ferris founded in 2010 — sent a crew to New York City to pump out the Montague Tube, which carries the subway under the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn

2013-01

A good walk

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

2012_04

Tropical spender

Fine Print: What I learned from my Week of Living Large as a one-percenter.

2012_04

Debt and taxes

Capital Goods: North Carolina has borrowed $2.7 billion from the federal government for unemployment benefits. Now, the money has to be repaid.

2012_04

Business's man

Cover story: House Speaker Thom Tillis is North Carolina's most focused free-market legislative leader in a long time — maybe ever.

2012_04

Bank exchange

As North Carolina-based banks labor, out-of-state invaders take their place.

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 Triad April 2012

T-shirt printer and dyer TS Designs' Cotton of the Carolinas brand sources everything — including cotton and manufacturing — within the state.

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Regional Report Western April 2012

Asheville-based nonprofit Mountain BizWorks Inc. wants to lend larger sums to businesses past the startup phase.

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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 Charlotte December 2012

Leading up to the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, the host committee kept saying fundraising was “right on track.” But somewhere along the line it ran off the rails.

2012-12

McCrory lifts the Charlotte curse

Capital Goods: Republican Pat McCrory breaks the so-called Charlotte curse by winning the governor's race.

2012-12

Laws of physic

Up Front: Time is money when it comes to medical care.

2012-12

Best Doctors 2012

The Best Doctors in North Carolina by specialty.

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