Tuesday, May 28, 2024

August 2016

Hallowed ground

North Carolina’s wealthiest politician showed investors how to cash in on escalating land prices. How Robert Pittenger built his road to riches.


Truist names ex-CitiMortgage CEO to top home lending post

Truist Financial named former Citi executive David Smith to lead its mortgage business, effective...

The changing look of Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood

Charlotte’s historic Plaza Midwood neighborhood is getting a new look as Crosland Southeast and...

Bob Rucho resigning from UNC System Board of Governors

Bob Rucho is resigning from the UNC System Board of Governors
Greg Doucette

Greg Doucette finds the spotlight in Silent Sam flap

Twitter and a sense of indignation propel a Durham lawyer into the spotlight.

UNC Greensboro is top performer in UNC System’s strategic plan

UNC Greensboro is a top performer in the UNC System's strategic plan reporting

UNC System board puts off Vidant’s board nominees

Vidant Health and UNC System leaders don't agree on the Vidant board's makeup.

UNC System reassessing $315M capital project plans in wake of coronavirus

The UNC System is drafting two new budget proposals to help universities affected by the coronavirus, but may impact $315M in capital projects.

Late in cycle, private equity pros stay bullish

By Mike MacMillan About 250 private-equity professionals gathered last week for the 12th annual Alternative...

Opinion: Cancer is special

Six months after being diagnosed with high-grade prostate cancer, the kind that can metastasize, I’m learning what a special disease cancer is.

Opinion: Businesses are taught how to innovate

A Raleigh-based think tank at N. C. State’s Centennial Campus guides businesses to take the offensive.
Lexington barbecue festival

Lexington is more than its barbecue

Plans for a downtown cultural district and a major investment by an international furniture company lift Lexington’s spirits.
Catawba Brewing

Catawba Brewing sees 69% year over year growth

Catawba Brewing sees 69% year over year growth. Western Caroina University nears search end for new chancellor.
BB&T Suntrust merger

BB&T and SunTrust merge and plan to move to Charlotte

BB&T’s CEO Kelly King creates a merger of equals with SunTrust Banks — the biggest U.S. bank deal in a decade.
Self-serve taproom Pour

Self-serve taprooms are the latest trend

Self-serve taprooms are the latest frothy trend popping up across the state.

Vidant’s CEO and North Carolina’s treasurer bicker over cost cuts

A hospital system CEO and North Carolina’s treasurer bicker over pricing, cost shifting and growth — with huge implications for eastern North Carolina.