First in Flight: Ready for takeoff

From Kinston to Asheville, more than 1,000 companies make up a thriving aerospace supply chain.

First in Flight: Soaring to success

International airports are soaring high.

First in Flight: The future of flying

The birthplace of aviation reaches new heights as international airports and aerospace manufacturing extend North Carolina’s global reach.

Folwell, Custer, others share 2018 N.C. econ outlook

A long list of job announcements closed out 2017. As the state looks to repeat its success this year, it can’t afford to leave rural areas behind.

Catawba county delivers on its promises

Catawba County has reinvented itself as a high-tech hub, drawing on its roots in furniture and textiles.

Power 100 icons and change agents

Power 100 icons and change agents

Horsing around, Mark Bellissimo aims to remake Tryon area

Mark Bellissimo is the central figure behind this summer’s World Equestrian Games at Tryon International Equestrian Center, in the foothills at the bottom of the grade in Mill Spring.

Lawyer Frank Emory makes a case for North Carolina

Emory’s main agenda item is to spread the benefits of economic development beyond the state’s three big metro areas.

Robert Barnhill Jr.’s leaves tracks across eastern N.C.

Professional Services Robert E. Barnhill Jr. Partner, Barnhill Contracting, 70 By Teri Saylor Photo provided by Barnhill Contracting Robert E. Barnhill Jr. can’t remember a time when he was not [...]

Leah Wong Ashburn leads the craft-beer bandwagon

Leah Wong Ashburn became president in 2015. She’s rolling out new brews and branding that evoke Highland’s mountain roots.

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