Business: Local and State

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.


Apr. 08, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

Durham jobless rate returns to declining trend

Durham County’s unemployment rate decreased by 4 percent in February to 4.7 percent, the Department of Commerce reported Wednesday.


Apr. 07, 2015 @ 06:16 PM

Monuts Donuts gets OK for patio seating

Monuts Donuts can add outdoor seating to its new digs on Ninth Street, the City Council said this week via a unanimous decision on a zoning request.


Apr. 07, 2015 @ 05:48 PM

Appeals court to Michaux: Pay credit-card bill

Agreeing with a former Durham judge and an arbitrator, a unanimous N.C. Court of Appeals panel ruled Tuesday that state Rep. Mickey Michaux has to pay off a $15,417 credit card bill.


Apr. 07, 2015 @ 05:42 PM

GSK calls for IMPACT Award applicants

GlaxoSmithKline and Triangle Community Foundation are calling for applications for the GSK IMPACT Awards.


Apr. 07, 2015 @ 05:27 PM

Kent Corner development nears completion

After nearly a month of business, the Durham Co-op Market will hold its grand opening celebration Saturday, and the other anchor of the Kent Corner development at 1111 W. Chapel Hill St. isn’t far behind.


Apr. 07, 2015 @ 05:28 PM

Landlord to pay for renter mistreatment

Ware Investments, along with its managing officer James Ware Kelley, is now banned from collecting security deposits and must pay $14,395 in refunds to renters, $96,000 in civil penalties and $12,000 in court costs.


Apr. 05, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

Bayer CropScience opens new facility

Bayer CropScience, which has facilities in Durham, has opened its Breeding and Trait Development Station in Pikeville.


Apr. 05, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

The Buzz: N.C. Mutual, Erickson Advisors, Northgate

N.C. Mutual partners with Holloway Funeral Home ... Erickson Advisors opens Durham office ... Northgate announces relocations.


Apr. 03, 2015 @ 04:47 PM

Mati takes top prize at Google Demo Day

Mati Energy beat out nine other companies to win Google Demo Day in Mountain View, Calif. this week, becoming the second Durham startup to win the competition and receive $100,000 in funding from AOL co-founder Steve Case.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

Ticketmaster acquires ATC-based Two Toasters

Mobile application developer Two Toasters has been acquired by Ticketmaster for an undisclosed sum.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:35 PM

Argos receives $6.6M for HIV studies

Biopharmaceutical company Argos Therapeutics has received $6.6 million from The National Institutes of Health Divisions of AIDS (DAIDS) to further studies on its immunotherapy for HIV.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

‘Tides turning’ say minimum wage activists

Gathering outside the McDonald’s on West Morgan Street Wednesday, fast food workers and other protesters pushing for a higher minimum wage said they are preparing for the largest mobilization of low-wage workers in history.