Friday, December 1, 2023

North Carolina’s 2019 Best Hospitals

Business North Carolina’s 2019 list of best hospitals

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.

At 92, Buddy Sherrill still runs his furniture company

Firmly in charge at 92, Buddy Sherrill keeps his Catawba County furniture factories — and his collection of exotic cars — humming just fine.

Daedalus Yachts plans to build and sell 88-foot carbon-fiber catamarans for $12.5 million each

Backing from a mapping-technology guru sparks a pioneering plan to build a yacht appealing to its wealthy customers’ green instincts.


Self-serve taproom Pour

Self-serve taprooms are the latest trend

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

Sherrell Dorsey provides visibility for other black innovators in Charlotte

Sherrell Dorsey creates an ecosystem for black technology workers and entrepreneurs in Charlotte

Myxx dishes out healthy meal planning

A Cary startup, Myxx, dishes out a strategy to make meal planning easier and healthier.
NTE Energy

NTE Energy grabs an opportunity to supply power to N.C. cities

NTE Energy offers an alternative for N.C. cities seeking to electrify their communities.
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.

RDU picks up flights

Raleigh-Durham International Airport has been picking up flights at a brisk pace, with four airlines announcing new destinations in January alone.
Rocky Mount

City manager of Rocky Mount is on rocky ground.

Rochelle Small-Toney finds herself on rocky ground as city manager of Rocky Mount.
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.
Salem College

Salem College is on track to meet fundraising goals

By Alyssa Pressler Salem College is on its way to meeting a $10 million fundraising...
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.

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.

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.
cash crop

Cash crop 2019

North Carolina is endless acres of cropland, pasture and timber stands which makes it a player on the world stage as an exporter and with experimental agricultural programs.
Blockade Runner

Destinations raise their game and offer amenities to appeal to new audiences

Destinations raise their game and offer amenities to appeal to new audiences.
Central Piedmont Community College/Groninger

Community Colleges are dedicated to educating the workforce of the future

N.C. community colleges use apprenticeships and advanced equipment to train the workforce of the future.