Friday, December 1, 2023

Larry Farber creates country club for music lovers

Larry Farber became the life of the party by connecting musicians to festive occasions.

ECU juggles financial struggles, football woes, departing chief

Divisiveness, declining finances and flagging football fortunes marked Cecil Staton’s tenure as leader of eastern North Carolina’s most critical institution.

Alumni from UNC System institutions make big marks

More than 1 million students have earned degrees from the UNC System. We selected one alumni from each of the 17 campuses as a snapshot of the range of callings.


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N.C. Higher Education Directory 2019

This list was compiled from the National Center for Education Statistics. All figures for private and public colleges/universities are for undergraduates/first-time, full-time students.
Castle McCulloch

Historic properties get new shine as wedding venues

Historic properties are repurposed as wedding venues.
Hemp plants

Root Bioscience puts hopes in hemp basket

Roots are sprouting in North Carolina to make the state a player in a smoking-hot industry.
Ravila Gupta

Ravila Gupta leads CED in 35th year

Ravila Gupta leads the council for entrepreneurial development as it marks 35 years of promoting triangle tech and life sciences concerns.
Robert Russo

Robert Russo builds investment firm by sharing revenue

A fast-growing Tar Heel money manager attracts advisers by sharing a big chunk of the action.

Burlington boasts new co-op brewery

Burlington’s new co-op brewery, Burlington Beer Works, adds a shine to its revitalized downtown.

Warrenton awash with history and possibilities

Once among the state’s wealthiest towns, Warrenton attracts newcomers with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Opinion: The art of the meeting

a Charlotte professor explains why so many of our 55 million daily meetings don’t get the job done.

Opinion: Nimbleness allows media entities to continue

Nimbleness refers to doing more work in the same amount of time. Such as manufacturing expos, CEO summits, a Daily Digest newsletter and a weekly podcast.
Health Care Round Table 2019

N.C. health care leaders discuss myriad challenges

From coping with the opioid epidemic and the urban-rural divide to controlling costs, North Carolina’s health care industry faces multiple challenges.

Entrepreneurs revitalize advanced manufacturing

Advanced manufacturing goes hand-in-hand with N.C. history as entrepreneurs revitalize the sector.
City of Hickory Lowes Foods City Park

Catawba County reinvents itself as high-tech manufacturing hub

High-tech manufacturing and infrastructure improvement projects go hand-in-hand for Catawba County.