Regional Report Western July 2012
Western Carolina University will open its Health and Human Sciences Building this fall, making it the first structure in the school’s Millennial Initiative, which hopes to stimulate a public/private economic development similar to that of N.C. State University’s Centennial Campus.
Regional Report Triad July 2012
Winston-Salem-based giants Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Hanesbrands are collaborating to combat illness in a Caribbean country.
Regional Report Triangle July 2012
The sporting events that Hill Carrow brings to North Carolina may not be as familiar as the Atlantic Coast Conference basketball tournament or U.S. Open golf tournament, but some have been more lucrative and drawn bigger crowds.
Regional Report Eastern July 2012
A software salesman from Mint Hill is converting Frying Pan Shoals Light Tower into a maritime bed-and-breakfast.
Regional Report Charlotte July 2012
Harris Teeter, which opened its first store in Charlotte in 1936, has agreed to buy 10 stores in the population-dense Charlotte metropolitan statistical area from Winston-Salem-based Lowe’s Food Stores Inc. for $26.5 million and six Harris Teeter stores.
Minding their business
Capital Goods: Legislators, whether the old Democratic regime or the new Republican majority, have been swayed by the arguments of corporate taxpayers.
Up Front: After nearly five years writing the Fine Print column, Dan Gearino is departing his side gig to focus on his full-time editing job.
Minor-league teams pitch new parks as a way for downtown development to hit a home run.