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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 02:14 PM

‘Chapter Three’

 When Sin Yu moved to North Carolina from South Korea in 1974, he worked a variety of jobs, from welding to textile manufacturing.

But it took only several years for him to find the right fit, which led him to have his own business by 1985.

Jul. 07, 2015 @ 10:06 AM

Burt’s Bees’ namesake, co-founder dies at 80

Burt Shavitz, co-founder of Durham-based Burt’s Bees, died Sunday at the age of 80.

Mr. Shavitz, whose image as a bearded beekeeper still adorns several of the brand’s products, remained involved as a spokesperson and “champion of the brand” until his death, said marketing director Mariah Eckhardt, who has worked at Burt’s Bees for the past nine years.


Jul. 05, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

The Buzz: Magazine calling for Made in the South award submissions

Regional magazine Garden & Gun is seeking submissions from Southern businesses for its annual Made in the South Awards.


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

State Employees Credit Union buys iconic Chapel Hill HQ

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina plans to sell the 39-acre area housing its five-story headquarters building to State Employees Credit Union for $35 million.


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Jul. 05, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

The Buzz: Magazine calling for Made in the South award submissions

Regional magazine Garden & Gun is seeking submissions from Southern businesses for its annual Made in the South Awards.