Business: Local and State

Apr. 24, 2015 @ 05:16 PM

RTP STEM Expo hosts 600 students

Greg Merritt’s explanation of the approximately 23-year life span and manufacturing process of Cree’s LED bulbs was peppered with outbursts of “that’s cool” from a group of students. Cree was one of several dozen organizations that came to Research Triangle Park’s (RTP) The Frontier to introduce 600 middle and high school students to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) career paths.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:54 PM

FARM TO PLATE: Local produce, livestock featured

Coon Rock Farm in Hillsborough will be one of 40 farms showcased for the 20th annual Piedmont Farm Tour Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:34 PM

OneChatham, Circles Chatham merge

OneChatham, Inc. and Circles Chatham have merged and named a new executive director and board members.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:28 PM

Weaver St. Market recalls pork hot dogs, pork bologna products

Weaver Street Market in Hillsborough is recalling 344 pounds of pork hot dogs and 36 pounds of pork bologna due to nitrite levels that exceeded regulatory limits. ... Includes list of recalled products ...


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:10 PM

NetSuite acquires Durham-based Bronto Software for $200M

American Tobacco Campus-based Bronto Software has been acquired by California-based software company NetSuite for $200 million.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 02:01 PM

Weaver Street Market recalls pork hot dogs, bologna

Weaver Street Market in Hillsborough is recalling 344 pounds of pork hot dogs and 36 pounds of pork bologna due to nitrite levels that exceeded regulatory limits.

A food safety assessment by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) discovered that the level of nitrates exceed regulatory limits.

 

 


Apr. 21, 2015 @ 06:07 PM

Statewide jobless rate rises slightly

The statewide unemployment rate rose by .1 percentage points to 5.4 percent in March, the N.C. Department of Commerce reported Tuesday.



Apr. 19, 2015 @ 03:08 PM

BARNRAISER: Cane Creek Farm funds move online

Cane Creek Farm is moving from 32 acres in Snow Camp to 38 acres in Saxapahaw, a move for which owner Eliza Maclean said the community has been hugely supportive.


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 06:50 PM

The Buzz: Furniture store to open on Ninth Street

Vintage South, a furniture and accessory store, will open on Ninth Street later this spring.


Apr. 15, 2015 @ 05:30 PM

Landlord: Straw Valley will not reopen

Straw Valley Food and Drink and The Black House, which closed last month for restructuring and improvements, will now close permanently.


Apr. 14, 2015 @ 06:15 PM

INNOVATION TRIANGLE: Duke to move I&EI to downtown

This summer, Duke University will relocate its Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative to the third floor of the Imperial Building downtown.


Apr. 12, 2015 @ 03:24 PM

The Buzz: Lenovo ... Northgate Mall


Apr. 12, 2015 @ 03:08 PM

Business briefs: Kenan Institute, Durham Chamber ... more

The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded an i6 Challenge grant to the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School.


Apr. 10, 2015 @ 04:17 PM

Business honors and achievements

Quintiles has been named Best Clinical Research Organization at the Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards.