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A key trade-group leader played frontman as North Carolina turned right.
Raleigh and Charlotte should be a twin bid in recruiting — Raleigh for tech brainpower and Charlotte for administrative talent.
North Carolina’s craft vendors make gift-giving easy.
Undeterred by startup losses topping $380 million, TransEnterix’s pledge to reduce operating-room costs awaits a big payoff.
A firm with roots in Charlotte boasts the biggest timber and land-management business in the nation, overseeing more than 6 million acres.
A former office depot CEO finds purpose in a locally grown family business in Alamance County.
South Carolina’s biggest bank bets on Charlotte and Richmond for peppier growth.
In mid-November, the state closed a 1.2-mile stretch of U.S. 421 and Interstate 40 Business, often called “Business 40,” as part of a multiyear plan to build a safer, less-curvy thoroughfare adjacent to the Twin City’s revitalized downtown.
Storing energy in batteries, a technology that has entranced electric utilities for years, is getting closer to more widespread adoption as Duke Energy invests in small projects in Hot Springs and Asheville.
State educators train and maintain a local workforce.