Saturday, May 18, 2024

Deceit at Duke: How fraud at a university research lab prompted a $112M fine

A Duke University researcher’s doubts about a colleague’s work triggers an embarrassing $112 million verdict for academic fraud.

Developer Marty Kotis’ passion for Darryl’s, murals and Greensboro

Both brash and bookish, Marty Kotis builds on his family’s real estate and restaurant tradition with an artistic twist.

Coke Consolidated, Bandwidth post top gains of 50 biggest N.C. public companies

North Carolina stocks took part in the surging market, led by Coca-Cola Consolidated and Bandwidth.


State rolls in the money from biking industry growth

Cycling is a rapidly growing hobby that is creating big economic waves in North Carolina.

Falfurrias spreads the wealth with private equity

Shifting from running a megabank to owning Duke’s Mayonnaise and other middle-market companies is proving lucrative for two famed bankers. Now they are passing the torch.
Gov. Roy Cooper signs the Craft Beer Distribution & Modernization Act at Raleigh Brewing Co. on May 30.

Craft brewer’s growth path eased with new bill

A 14-year fight over small brewers’ ability to distribute their product ends peacefully.
Kepley canine scent stimulant to makes dogs poop

Greensboro inventors’ scent spurs dogs to action

Kepley BioSystems Inc. has developed a solution to every dog owner’s crappiest problem, making Fido go.
Juul e-cigarette illustration

N.C. AG is smoking hot over Juul e-cigarette youth marketing

In mid-May, Josh Stein became the first state attorney general to file a lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc. for directly aiming the marketing and selling of electronic cigarettes to people under the legal smoking age.
Seal the Seasons product

Hillsborough incubator dishes advice for food entrepreneurs

A Hillsborough business incubator, Piedmont Food & Agricultural Processing Center, aids success-hungry food entrepreneurs.

Tensions rise between UNC Health Care, Vidant Health

Tensions between competitive hospitals aren’t unusual, but the tiff between UNC Health Care and Vidant Health is unusually hot — and complicated.
Franklin downtown

Franklin shines as mountain gem

Franklin’s proximity to Atlanta, Florida and the Appalachian Trail makes it a getaway hot spot.

Opinion: Hemp fever creates high hopes among farmers

Hemp fever has some N.C. farmers feeling better about the latest growth industry.
ugly carrots

Opinion: The beauty of ugly fruit and vegetables

Misfits Market sells ugly produce to help eliminate food deserts in communities

North Carolina boasts energy edge

Experts discuss recent changes and future advances in the state’s energy industry.
Triangle Tyre site June 2019

Triangle Tyre preps $580M investment in eastern N.C. megasite

Triangle Tyre’s new facility is anticipated to bring a $580 million investment to Edgecombe County.
Corning Inc. rolls of fiber

Corning’s presence expands into Edgecombe County

Corning’s hefty presence in North Carolina expands into Edgecombe County.
Nash UNC Health Care Heart Center front view

Nash UNC Health Care is on the mend

Lee Isley knew he had his work cut out for him when he stepped onto the campus of Nash UNC Health Care as its new CEO in January 2018.

Convention centers, resorts upgrade to cater to business crowd

Convention centers and resorts upgrade to cater to the business sector.