Town square: Salisbury stake

The Rowan County seat wants to add an alluring center-city park, with a big assist from a rich, philanthropic native son.

Transportation and logistics round table: On the move

From economic development to workforce, North Carolina's transportation industry keeps the state's economy rolling.

Regions: Charlotte – Belle of the ball

The NFL’s dominant football team isn’t the only thing red-hot in Charlotte, where growth has revved into overdrive as new entrants send population and home prices soaring.

Regions: Triangle – Downtown crowd

The Triangle is well-known for its livable, suburban-oriented cities. A new dynamism in center-city districts is rapidly changing perceptions.

Regions: East – Close call

Military communities breathe a sigh of relief as they dodge the worst of  military cuts. Tourism continues to flourish on the coast where the film industry hangs on to business.

Look back: Black colleges matter

As many HBCUs struggle with shrinking enrollment, the new president at Bennett College says the institutions are more important than ever.

NC Trend: Taking inventory – Electric avenue

Vehicle-charging stations remain scarce in North Carolina, but a surge may be nearing.

NC Trend: Case study – Pets in residence

More colleges make space for Fluffly and Fido as a calming influence.

NC Trend: Q&A – Miller time

A top N.C. wealth manager got busy during financial swoon.

NC Trend: Profile – $10,000 into $200 million

Eschewing other people’s money, Bronto Software’s founders built an email dynamo.

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