Sanford’s Mertek named state’s top small business

Jerry Pedley and his shop of tinkerers create robotic machinery in an unlikely setting.

2017 Building NC: The state’s most compelling new structures

The fourth annual Building North Carolina awards, selected from projects completed between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, showcase commercial structures based on their design, innovation and [...]

A primer: Tar Heel farmers dominate sweet potato trade

North Carolina farmers are tops in sweet potatoes and No. 2 for producing turkeys, which means they have a starring role on Thanksgiving Day.

JE Dunn has a new Charlotte leader

JE Dunn Construction taps company VP Rich Cerretti to lead its Charlotte office.

Art as a $2 billion force in North Carolina

Art as a beautiful economic tool in many North Carolina cities and towns

How the River Arts District accelerates Asheville’s appeal

How a formerly neglected industrial complex is boosting Asheville’s economy.

Stephen Hill is betting art will transform Kinston

Stephen Hill has an audacious plan for his hometown — nothing less than turning Kinston into the Asheville of the east.

BDO adds new partner in Raleigh office

Accountant Nicole Pak has been promoted to partner at BDO USA's Raleigh office.

Tony Fisher joins Magnitude Software

Tony Fisher joins Austin-based Magnitude Software Inc. but will continue to be based in Raleigh where he has worked for other data management providers.

Mt. Olive Pickles is a big dill

Small town, big company: Mt. Olive Pickle rises to the top.