NC trend: Show stoppers

Once a star performer in the U.S. film industry, North Carolina is now more of a bit player.

Free + clear: Clash of the bully pulpits

In the debate over House Bill 2, opinions diverge on who is the intimidator.

Town square: Facebook’s friend

Aided by the social-networking behemoth and a Taiwanese textile company, Forest City is lumbering ahead.

Triangle: H street shuffle

Massive changes are taking place along Raleigh’s Hillsborough Street.

Eastern: Doctor dealing

The pending merger of ECU Physicians and Vidant Medical Group, each of which employs about 400 doctors, will have a combined staff of more than 1,200.

NC trend: On the bright side

The fast-growing residential solar market means more business for a finance company’s N.C. office.

Triad: Learning tree

The BB&T Leadership Institute is stepping up its game with a plush leadership training site near Piedmont Triad International Airport.

Charlotte: Smoky clears

Superlatives come easy in describing the sale of Bissell Companies’ Ballantyne Corporate Park to New York investors Northwood Group.

NC trend: Battle to business

The talent pool of military veterans is deep says Dean Bundschu, executive director of Bunker Labs, so why don’t more of them own their own companies?

Money talk: King of the mill

Brokerage giant LPL stakes a claim in suburban Charlotte, led by ex-Queen City financial executive Dan Arnold.

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