Construction to begin on 27-story tower in downtown Durham

(The Charlotte Observer)

Wilmington’s Live Oak Banchares reports strong Q4 earnings

(The Charlotte Observer)

Caterpillar confirms job cuts in Winston-Salem

(The Charlotte Observer)

Electrolux scraps plans for Charlotte expansion

(The Charlotte Observer)

Pets in residence

Lees-McRae College student Melissa Hooper shares a campus house with five other women, along with two dogs and a gecko. Even as universities relax many housing rules — gender-neutral dorms are [...]

$10,000 into $200 million

Joe Colopy knew it would be difficult. His wife was six months pregnant, and she was about to become the family’s sole breadwinner as he launched a new company with little prospect for a paycheck [...]

In the mood

As the new year dawns, we asked several writers to tap into the vibe of various North Carolina communities. The snapshots correlate with Wells Fargo Senior Economist Mark Vitner’s 2016 economic [...]

China gets some North Carolina love – and admonishment

(The Charlotte Observer)

The governor’s Johnston County turnaround

There’s a good reason governors often struggle holding on to their office or moving up: They have to make very tough decisions while the Washington D.C. senators spend their time making speeches. [...]

Could Texas oil slump provide opportunity for BB&T?

In 2009, BB&T entered Texas as part of its purchase of $20 billion in assets and $22 billion in loans from the failed Colonial Bank. The deal gave it a toehold in Dallas, which BB&T has [...]

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