Lebda’s LendingTree soaring as revenue gains 40%

LendingTree's shares are on fire, tacking on a 14% gain following a 9% increase the previous week.

Park Sterling Bank to merge with South State Bank

(Charlotte Business Journal)

Paragon Bank being acquired for $324M in stock

(Raleigh News & Observer)

State fires Archer Western over delays in hospital project

(Raleigh News & Observer)

Live Oak Bank CEO tops list of N.C. donors to Trump inauguration

(Triangle Business Journal)

Duke Energy sets new carbon-reduction goal

(Charlotte Business Journal)

Cree lays off 70 employees

(Triangle Business Journal)

Old Dominion 1Q net income up 9.1%

(Winston-Salem Journal)

Hanesbrands shifts HQ workforce to reflect online sales

(Winston-Salem Journal)

Why listen to the N.C. Supreme Court, anyway?

North Carolina lawmakers ignored recommendations from a study commission report on how to improve N.C. courts. Instead, they passed a controversial bill to cut the state's appeals court by 20%.