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November 2018

Southern Pines company crafts flags using whiskey barrels

Awakened from a midnight slumber, Heath Trigg’s dream of an American flag becomes a booming business.

Building North Carolina awards recognize state’s best new structures

Our fifth annual Building North Carolina awards recognize commercial real-estate projects completed between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018, based on design, innovation and impact on their communities.

Beacon Partners finds its niche near Charlotte’s center city

Focusing on red-hot neighborhoods near Charlotte’s center city is the latest twist for a nimble development firm.

Primo Water banks profits on clean living

Dirty pipes and clean living position Winston-Salem’s Primo Water for pure prosperity.


Autumn draws visitors to western NC

Visitors flock to western North Carolina in Autumn to experience the high life.

Diane Morais caters to Ally Bank’s millennial customers

Ally Financial’s Diane Morais builds a bank of the future.
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Peter Hans takes charge at N.C. community-college system

Peter Hans, a well-connected policy adviser, gets the call to lead the state’s renowned community-college system.

FoodLogiQ tracks quality, safety in food supply chain

Restaurants eat up software designed to spot problems in the food-supply chain, bolstering an N.C. startup.

CSX sued over flooding in Lumberton

Three lawsuits filed in federal court against CSX Transportation contend the railroad company is responsible for extreme flooding that devastated parts of Lumberton.

New Raleigh website debunks CBD myths

Cannabidiol, a substance also known as CBD that is derived from marijuana and hemp, is a hot topic.

Low-profile Novant stays on offense with expansions

Novant health is growing at a steady pace and keeps a low key approach.

Charlotte region’s industry-hunting organizations are joining forces

The Charlotte region’s two main industry-hunting organizations are joining forces.

Morganton furniture-maker Chaddock growing at double-digit clip

Luxury case goods and upholstery manufacturer Chaddock Furniture Workroom promoted President Andrew Crone to the CEO slot and named industry veteran Kevin Ward as president.

Mooresville races ahead

A corporate relocation and a wealthy benefactor rev growth in a Charlotte suburb with a racing pedigree.

Commentary: Amazon’s record investment shows Garner

0’s investment could reinvigorate a slice of Wake County left behind in the region’s wealth.

Commentary: A cast of extraordinary leaders — and one promising candidate

Can a Winston-Salem CEO build an exceptional career comparable to some N.C. predecessors?

Business and government battle cyberthreats

Cybersecurity has emerged as a dominant issue in the business world. In this month’s round table, our experts talked about the technology and training necessary to cope with today’s threats.
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Pitt County fosters homegrown success

Pitt County partnerships are cultivating homegrown economic success.

2018 Guide to business

Staff from Hill, Chesson & Woody explain the importance of benefits to attracting and retaining top employees in a tight labor market — and how they craft unique packages to match benefits to individual companies. And Bob Hudson of Northwestern Mutual offers advice on disability insurance and explains why it is important to your business and family.