Thursday, June 30, 2022

November 2010

Regional Report Western November 2010


Asheville-based Waste Reduction Partners uses a statewide team of 65 retired engineers and scientists to provide free assessments of how to reduce utility costs, hit goals for using sustainable energy sources and effectively use renewable energy.

Regional Report Triangle November 2010


ABB Group, a Swiss maker of power-transmission and -distribution equipment, is in the final stages of moving its North American headquarters from Norwalk, Conn., to Cary.

Regional Report Triad November 2010


In early September, Don Kirkman insisted that he was comfortable in his new role as the No. 2 person at the Piedmont Triad Partnership.

Regional Report Eastern November 2010


The Lumbee Indians of Robeson and surrounding counties have repeatedly failed to win real federal recognition for more than a century, but this time they like their odds.

Regional Report Charlotte November 2010

This past summer, Charlotte-based Simonini Builders Inc. received word that Professional Builder magazine, the bible of housing contractors, wanted to include the company in its hall of fame.

Hoyle’s rules

Now David Hoyle gets to see what it’s like on the other side. For more than a decade, he has been one of North Carolina’s most powerful legislators.

Coming to work

In the pieces that have appeared on this page for nearly a quarter-century now, I’ve often referenced, as I did last month, Burlington and Alamance County.

Weighing the impact

The old oak trees that buffer its brick-and-glass campus from the rest of Winston-Salem wear the green flush of spring, but there’s little cheer in the executive suites of the state’s third-largest hospital.

The land of plenty

A look at how new immigration has revived old fears about race, resources and diversity in North Carolina.

Taking the reward out of risk


Lately, I’ve been reading much about the “equity premium” — that extra bump in return you enjoy from investing in the stock market, where there is risk, rather than investing in government bonds and such, where there’s almost none.