Regional Report Western May 2013

Federal cuts known as sequestration will close parts of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway this year.

Regional Report Triad November 2012

Red Oak Brewery's CEO says a state law requiring beer makers to turn all of their distribution over to wholesalers if they produce more than 25,000 31-gallon barrels in a year has stymied his [...]

Regional Report Charlotte August 2012

Duke Energy closed its merger with Progress Energy and hours later made a shocking change at CEO.

Regional Report Triangle April 2012

Martin Marietta launched an unsolicited bid in December for Birmingham, Ala.-based Vulcan, which is suing Martin Marietta, contending that its use of confidential information in an unfriendly [...]

Regional Report Charlotte January 2012

Chiquita Brands International Inc. is moving its headquarters  from Cincinnati to Charlotte this year.

Thinking the unthinkable

Fine Print: In recent weeks I’ve found myself returning to the idea that Charlotte-based Bank of America will not survive.

Regional Report Triad November 2011

Guilford College and High Point University presidents differ over the value of debt as an asset.

Regional Report Western December 2011

In October, Asheville Savings Bank converted from a mutual association owned by its members to a financial institution owned by stockholders, selling more than $55 million of shares [...]

Regional Report Charlotte December 2011

“Get the heck out of that bank.”— Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin’s advice to Bank of America customers Oct. 3 after it announces it will institute [...]

Regional Report Charlotte March 2012

The Charlotte energy sector, which President Barack Obama has repeatedly praised, features such behemoths as Duke Energy Corp. and Siemens Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Germany-based Siemens [...]