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Regional Report Eastern June 2012

North Carolina’s fastest-growing county is poised to get its first hospital — make that two — now that Fayetteville-based Cape Fear Valley Health System and Pinehurst-based FirstHealth of the Carolinas Inc. have agreed to a truce.

2012-06

Regional Report Triad June 2012

Fueled by e-commerce on Facebook, Lexington company Lolly Wolly Doodle Inc. is a rapidly expanding enterprise.

2012-06

Regional Report Western June 2012

Buddy Greenwood, the former president and CEO of Bank of Asheville, pleaded guilty in May to federal charges of money laundering and wire fraud.

2012-06

Another trickle-down theory

Fine Print: Local politicians are learning too well the lessons and techniques of Washington.

2012-05

States' bragging rights

Capital Goods: Would a superhighway from Raleigh to Norfolk be a bigger boost to business than building a $4 billion deepwater port in North Carolina?

2012-05

Spring cleaning

Up Front: We redesigned out website, aiming to give readers more news and easier ways to find the magazine's contents.

2012-05

Fertile ground

A Boston university sees green growing from a branch it opened in Charlotte.

2012-05

Time for a change

The state's tax system, mired in the past, no longer works. But bringing it into the 21st century will take a lot of guts.

2012-05

The battle of Lexington

Cover story: After losing jobs and people, a factory town fights to remake itself.

2012-05

Regional Report Charlotte May 2012

For the eighth time in 10 years, Statesville-Mooresville in Iredell County was Site Selection magazine’s top U.S. micropolitan area 

2012-05

Regional Report Eastern May 2012

Recently introduced regulations that limit the use of off-road vehicles at Cape Hatteras National Seashore have rekindled debate about the impact of those rules on North Carolina’s coastal economy.

2012-05

Regional Report Triad May 2012

Two of the five fastest-growing institutions last year were Premier Commercial Bank and VantageSouth Bank, community banks based in the Triad that experienced asset growth of more than 30%.

2012-05

Regional Report Triangle May 2012

Durham-based SJF Ventures’ third private-equity fund became the first national one to be licensed by the Small Business Administration as an Impact Investment Fund. 

2012-05

Regional Report Western May 2012

A Denver-based private-equity firm agreed to buy the Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa, a 99-year-old Asheville landmark, for an undisclosed sum.

2012-05

Two of a kind make a pair?

Most of the state’s major corporations apparently believe the referendum on gay marriage is none of their business.

2012-03

Regional Report Western March 2012

Last summer, the N.C. Department of Commerce asked Andrew Tate, president and CEO of Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development, to join Project Fishbowl. So began the state and county’s combined wooing of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

2012-03

Do-it-yourself

Up Front: Business North Carolina compiled its own list of Tar Heel state top hospitals this year for the first time.

2012-03

The levy as a lever

Gearino: It’s always fun when tax season coincides with an election cycle.

2012-03

Her story and history

Mooneyham: On this, there can be no debate: Beverly Perdue made history.

2012-03

Raw deal

Burmese export Philip Maung found the American dream making sushi for high-end grocery stores. His company has won accolades from the White House.

2012-03