Leaders from the largest entertainment organizations in Durham sit shoeless around a table at Samuel H. Scripps Studios on Broad Street.
As part of a restructuring plan announced in August, Cisco Systems Inc. began employee layoffs this week.
Several years into his position as CEO of Cree, Chuck Swoboda said the company would never go into the business of LED light bulbs.
On a Thursday afternoon behind Bull City Burger and Brewery, Noah Marsh dumps about 160 pounds of compostable material -- citrus rinds, tea grounds, paper and a few stray French fries -- into a collection truck.
Jamil Kadoura started with a dream in 1992, opening a small restaurant in downtown Chapel Hill.
“I used to fry the falafel outside the door and bring it in at lunchtime,” he said, explaining that he didn’t have the space to do it inside the restaurant.