Business: Local and State

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

Frontier ups network speeds

Frontier Communications announced Thursday that speeds up to one gigabit are available to customers in Carolina Arbors, American Tobacco Campus, Durham City Center, One Park Center, Jordan at Southpoint and Research Triangle Park.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

Career briefs, Oct. 27

Durham attorneys named to Best Lawyers in America list

Park West Barber School excels on state exam



Oct. 22, 2014 @ 06:53 PM

Herald-Sun moving to Northgate area

After 24 years on Pickett Road, The Herald-Sun will be moving to a new space this winter.

The newspaper will be moving to 1530 N. Gregson St., into the same building as a BB&T bank branch. It is across Gregson Street from Northgate Mall.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 03:46 PM

BCBSNC announces approved rates for 2015

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina insurance customers will see rate increases across the board, officials announced in a Tuesday conference.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

Argos breaks ground on new facility

While pharmaceutical company Argos Therapeutics debated a site for its headquarters and manufacturing lab, Durham wasn’t always at the top of the list.

“There were a couple places outside North Carolina (that) had a significant amount of incentives in place, especially for a cancer company,” said Argos President and CEO Jeff Abbey. “At one point, I didn’t think we were going to get there with Durham.”

Oct. 19, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

Career briefs

  • TIDI Products appoints business development manager
  • RTI scientist joins national committee
  • Duke optometrist receives award


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 03:48 PM

Business briefs, Oct. 20

Strata Solar surpasses $1 billion in project investments

Bayer installs solar panels at Bee Care Center

Oct. 19, 2014 @ 02:29 PM

Durham Symphony to open Northgate series

Northgate Mall’s “Music on the Plaza” season will open Oct. 24 with the Durham Symphony Orchestra.

Oct. 17, 2014 @ 03:58 PM

Health care providers feel effects of changing Medicaid system

When Ellen Gray started her psychotherapy private practice 15 years ago, she wanted to see people from all socio-economic backgrounds.


Oct. 12, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Career briefs, Oct. 13

  • Durham resident receives wildlife grant
  • Startup Factory hires venture associate
  • Dilweg names COO and legal counsel

Oct. 10, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Business briefs, Oct. 13

  • RTI to develop plan for national health safety center
  • Biogen Idec opens community lab

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 03:58 PM

AT&T to refund unauthorized bill charges

The Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission have reached a settlement with AT&T Mobility to refund unauthorized charges on consumers’ cellphone bills.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 06:16 PM

Business briefs, Oct. 6

  • Durham life-science company acquired
  • Bridge II Sports receives VA grant

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

Dallas Ebola patient is receiving Chimerix’s experimental drug

UPDATED, Oct. 8: Thomas Duncan died today, according to the hospital.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 06:20 PM

Career briefs

  • Washington Duke taps director of catering, conference services
  • HCW hires client services representative