The Holding family, which controls $34 billion First Citizens Bancshares, wants to acquire $360 million KS Bancorp after the small bank sought to reorganize.
Tech employment is soaring in the Charlotte and Triangle markets, a new report by the CBRE real estate company shows. Charlotte added tech jobs at the nation's fastest pace over the last five years.
It was a tough week in Mount Airy, where Insteel shares declined 22% after its quarterly profit declined 49% from a year earlier.
Gov. Roy Cooper asked business leaders to oppose a state budget he deemed "fiscally irresponsble." Few heeded his call.
(Wilmington Business Journal)
(Charlotte Business Journal)