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North Carolina"s rank drops on annual list of top states for business

North Carolina dropped slightly this year in CNBC's annual Top States for Business list. But – good news here – the state's still in the top 10 nationwide. The report, released Tuesday, ranked the state No. 9. That's a dip from the No. 5 spot .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2018

Florence"s flooding claims 3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs

About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to state officials......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 19th, 2018

Piedmont disputes claims of Raleigh swine-gas company

Piedmont Natural Gas warns regulators that a Raleigh company proposing some $200 million worth of swine-gas projects in North Carolina overstates or misstates the status of negotiations about transporting their biogas in a recent filing......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

"Inaccessible" North Carolina Nuclear Plant Declares "Unusual Event" During Storm-Driven "Hot Shutdown"

Duke Energy’s Brunswick nuclear plant, about 30 miles south of Wilmington, has declared a state of emergency as the 1,200-acre complex remains cut off by flood waters and and i.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 17th, 2018

More than 1.2 million homes in North and South Carolina sit outside government-designated flood zones, and that could lead to vast uninsured losses during Tropical Storm Florence, report says

Eduardo Munoz/Reuters A number of homes in North and South Carolina at risk of flooding during Tropical Storm Florence, even though they sit outside of federally designated flood zones. While some.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 15th, 2018

US Farmers Hurry to Harvest Crops as Hurricane Florence Looms

US Farmers Hurry to Harvest Crops as Hurricane Florence Looms $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY As powerful Hurricane Florence moves closer to the southeastern United States Tuesday, farmers in North Carolina rushed to h.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 12th, 2018

Hurricane Florence. The Energy Report 09/11/18

There has never been a storm quite like this. If Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina or Virginia, as a Category 4 storm, it [...].....»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesSep 11th, 2018

Hurricane Florence is barreling toward the Carolinas, with at least 1 million people ordered to evacuate — here are the areas that could get hit

National Hurricane Center Hurricane Florence is predicted to make landfall somewhere between North Carolina, South Carolina, and the Mid-Atlantic states on Thursday evening.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 10th, 2018

Woman: Parcel Not Delivered to Porch Due to Bear in Driveway - U.S. News & World Report

Spectrum NewsWoman: Parcel Not Delivered to Porch Due to Bear in DrivewayU.S. News & World ReportA North Carolina woman says a delivery per.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 29th, 2018

Corning to bring $60M optical cable plant, 110 jobs to new Hickory business park

Corning Inc. will build an optical cable plant in Hickory and add 110 to its Catawba County workforce, making North Carolina the No. 2 employment center for the company. Corning, which already has 4,000 employees in North Carolina, will be the first tena.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2018

The best and worst states to have a baby

Vermont, Massachusetts, Minnesota and New Hampshire are the best states to have a baby, according to a new WalletHub survey. As for North Carolina, the state did not fare very well coming in ranked 40th overall. The state ranked 30th in cost, 31st.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2018

Contractor fires back over North Carolina"s ABC Commission audit allegations

The warehousing contractor at the center of a scathing Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission audit is firing back against claims that an unchecked contract cost the state $11.3 million. Maryland logistics firm LB&B, which has contracted with North .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2018

Student debt jumps at NC State, UNC, other NC schools

North Carolina’s average student debt is on the rise, according to LendEDU’s annual Student Loan Debt report. For the class of 2017, the average debt per borrower in North Carolina was $26,164, up 3.52 percent from the year prior, according to Len.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 8th, 2018

SEE ALL THE DATA: North Carolina sees sharp decline in disputes over unpaid construction work

The nation's resurgent economy appears to be affecting how North Carolina's building contractors are getting paid, as claims to recover IOUs from developers and other construction managers in many of the state's largest counties fell sharply during the f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2018

North Carolina among top states for GDP growth

A new study from the Bureau of Economic Analysis reports that gross domestic product increased in 48 states and the District of Columbia during the first quarter of 2018, with North Carolina among the top 20 states with the highest GDP increase from fi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 26th, 2018

How Infosys, HCL could lead to "unicorn" startups in the Triangle

Indian investments in the Triangle could lead to Indian startups – and, if a recent report is any indication, that could mean more billion-dollar companies in North Carolina......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

See inside the North Carolina burger joint that TripAdvisor just named the best in America

Yelp/Filip M TripAdvisor released its list of the top 10 restaurants for burgers in the United States on Wednesday. The ranking is based on millions of reviews provided by customers on the site.  Al's Bur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

20-year-old faces 67 years for bank fraud scheme spanning NC, other states

A New York man has been indicted in North Carolina on a multistate check scheme – one that could mean nearly 70 years in prison if he’s convicted. In an unsealed June 26 indictment filed with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

Atlanta-based Serta to close Whitsett, N.C. plant, eliminating 112 jobs

Serta Simmons Bedding, a maker of mattresses, will lay off 112 jobs as it shutters a manufacturing operation in Whitsett, North Carolina. Atlanta-based Serta Simmons Bedding will close its Whitsett plant Sept. 7, according to a filing with the Nor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2018

Best Children"s Hospitals list includes 2 from Triangle

North Carolina Children's Hospital at UNC and Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center have been named to U.S. News & World Report's list of 2018-19 Best Children's Hospitals. To be nationally ranked in a speciality, a hospital "must excel in caring fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018