Charlotte’s crown jewels

Charlotte’s growth is among the fastest in the nation. That’s building its assets, including an international airport, light-rail system and diverse housing.

Carolinas HealthCare is combining operations with UNC Health Care

The largest hospital systems in Charlotte and the Triangle are combining operations in a complex transaction that doesn’t involve money or assets changing hands.

Shurtape binds Hickory’s Shuford family

After 137 years working through tumult in the furniture and textile industries, a thriving tape business, Shurtape, binds a Hickory family.

ABTV consulting group turns itself around

New owners at ABTV are taking a new tack at a consultancy known for fixing troubled businesses.

The successful ride of Southern Pines’ master saddle makers

Traditional methods make Stackhouse & Ellis Saddles a horse of a different color.

Wesley Mancini designs a trend-leading career

Textile designer and gay-rights activist Wesley Mancini is the ultimate survivor.

North Carolina 100 list of large private companies

An improving economy and steady migration of newcomers are fueling a building boom among North Carolina’s top 100 private companies

UNC Chapel Hill speeds pace of tech-transfer efforts

Accelerating UNC Chapel Hill’s profile as a startup hot spot is a priority for Judith Cone.

High Point leaders pin downtown hopes on baseball project

A minor-league baseball stadium proposed for High Point is the linchpin of a $140 million downtown revitalization project. Plans call for a hotel, events center and at least 200 apartments.

The Cherry Hotel in Wilson is set to blossom again

Wilson’s Cherry Hotel, built in 1917, was a respite for rail travelers and motorists. City leaders are seeking to redevelop the downtown property.

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