Donald “Leo” Coats gets emotional when talking about his customers.
He sits on a bench in the front of his and his wife’s market on Alston Avenue, the air strong with the smell of fresh fish on ice— fish that customers have been buying for 37 years.
Lenovo completed its $2.91 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility Thursday, propelling the company to the spot of the world’s third largest maker of smartphones.
Earlier this month, Cisco laid off 225 employees in Research Triangle Park.
Now, through a joint initiative, The Research Triangle Foundation, American Underground and the Durham Chamber Commerce are attempting to keep the people who were affected in the community.
Durham County’s unemployment rate fell by 0.8 percent between August and September, the N.C. Department of Commerce reported Wednesday.
Kevin Slater, the former assistant brewer at Fullsteam, plans to open a bar at 108 E. Parrish St. by mid-November.