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October 2018

Market America puts sizzle, N.C. spin on e-commerce

Market America builds one of the state’s largest companies by sparking an evangelical fervor for selling trendsetting products.

North Carolina’s Top 100 Private Companies 2018

SAS stays atop the annual ranking as contractors show the strongest gains.

N.C. Zoo bets on new director, upgrades to draw larger crowds

With a repair backlog and a rural location inhibiting visits, the North Carolina Zoo needs investment, proponents say. State lawmakers are paying attention, buoyed by a director with turnaround experience.


Tales of true crime make Criminal a popular podcast

Two public radio veterans build a popular podcast around tales of true crime.

Community banking pays off in Roxboro

A tiny community bank thrives among the giants in central N.C.

Mako Medical sets a blistering growth pace

A Raleigh medical-industry startup is setting a blistering growth pace, hoping to disrupt an industry dominated by two incumbents.

State-of-the-art laboratory coming to west Raleigh

Raleigh will host one of the nation’s most complex labs as state government combines testing sites.
James Smith

James Smith brings the Lone Star state to Wilmington’s food scene

James Smith’s burgers and brisket bring a touch of the Lone Star state to Wilmington’s food scene.

Zaki Khalifa donates his oriental rug fortune to Pakistani schoolchildren

An esteemed High Point rug dealer donates his fortune to Pakistani schoolchildren.
Hurricane Florence flooding

Hurricane Florence dumped record rainfall on eastern N.C.

Hurricane Florence shattered rainfall records that caused flooding and damage in eastern North Carolina.

Raleigh preps 20-story downtown city hall

Raleigh builds it's own municipal building and it will be the largest in the state.

Publix plowing $400M into Greensboro distribution center

Publix is slated to open a new distribution center in Greensboro in 2022. It is expected to employ 1,000 by 2025, with salaries averaging $44,000 a year.
Carolina Panthers

New Panthers President Tom Glick trades futbol for football

David Tepper tapped Tom Glick as the president of the Carolina Panthers in August.
money and stethescope

Mission Health’s $1.5 billion sale expected to close by year end

Nashville-based HCA Healthcare agreed to pay $1.5 billion for Asheville-based Mission Health and Dogwood Health Trust will benefit.

Mebane strives to keep its charm as it grapples with growth

Mebane grapples with growth as the Triangle’s expansion spreads west.
airport parking

Commentary: Parking is big business for airports

Parking plays a pivotal role in making the state’s two major airports fly.

Commentary: State treasurer wants hospitals to cough up the data

Could improved clarity on health care costs spur a more competitive marketplace?

N.C. businesses, schools forge partnerships for young workers

Businesses and educators forge partnerships to build a future workforce.
Dr. Moorman

Use of natural substances leads revolution in N.C. orthopedic care

The science of taking care of our bones, joints and muscles has advanced by leaps and bounds.
Cane Creek Union County

Strong aerospace sector propels Union County’s prospects

Touted as a hub for economic diversity in the state, Union County nutures strong industrial, agricultural and regional sectors.