Business: Local and State

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

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

Problems and solutions: RTI innovates at the grassroots level

Nonprofit research institute RTI International held its 3rd annual Ideathon last week, which allowed its employees to pitch ideas to a panel of judges including the company’s president and CEO.

Employees from the various departments of the company’s more than 3,700-person workforce and from RTI offices all over the country participated in Ideathon, some even traveling from Alaska and California.