An attorney for Christian Laettner was in court in Durham on Thursday to try to win a court order to help collect money the former Duke University basketball star lent to the West Village redevelopment.
When Patrick Matos was looking for day care for his young daughters in the Washington area, he said he had to visit 16 different schools. He wants to simplify that search process for other parents.
Matos is CEO of a start-up company, CareLuLu, that has launched a website that allows parents to search for local day-care programs.
The unemployment rate in the Durham-Chapel Hill metro area held steady at 5 percent in April for the second month in a row.
But compared to April of last year, the monthly rate was down 1.5 percentage points.
The White House has named the Research Triangle Park as one of seven winners of a competition that challenged cities to create programs for encouraging mentorship in science, technology, engineering and math.
The White House has named the Research Triangle Park as one of seven winners of a competition that challenged cities to develop science, technology, engineering and math mentorship programs.
The seven locations will share $1 million to launch a network of STEM-focused mentorship programs. Through the programs, they will connect mentors from companies in each region to students.
A flurry of new hotels is coming to Durham next year, with five new hotels targeted to open in the city and an expansion wrapping up at a sixth.
The city hasn’t seen that many hotel additions in a single year since 2004, according to Shelly Green, the CEO of the Durham Convention and Visitors Burea
Without the Research Triangle region’s well-funded and well-supported universities, Bob Geolas said the Research Triangle Park would just be land.
Geolas is the president and CEO of the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, the group that manages the business park. He was a speaker Thursday at the annual meeting of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, an economic development group for 15 counties in the region including Chatham, Durham, Orange and Wake.
Lenovo Group, the world’s leading personal computer vendor, reported record revenues of $38.7 billion for the fiscal year that ended in March.
The company, which has headquarters in Morrisville and Beijing, saw 14 percent revenue growth in the year, with overall increases in its shipments of PCs, smartphones and tablets.
The Pittsboro Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday to get feedback on the proposed Chatham Park project.
The developer has requested to rezone 7,120 undeveloped acres east of Pittsboro in the town’s “extra-territorial jurisdiction.” The proposal calls for 22 million square feet of non-residential space and 22,000 residential units.
By snapping a picture with his mobile phone, Hersh Tapadia demonstrated how an app developed by the Durham-based anti-counterfeiting technology company CertiRx Corp. could find fraudulent changes on a prescription drug label.