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Missing Rowan Co. man's car found burned
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:40:16 -0800

The car belonging to a 20-year-old Rowan County man reported missing two weeks ago was found burned in another North Carolina county more than 100 miles away.

NC Republicans hold more top effectiveness spots
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:19:14 -0800

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republicans expanding their majorities at the General Assembly in 2012 are now wielding even more influence, according to a biennial effectiveness survey released Tuesday by a nonpartisan research group.

During a life in business, E. Carroll Joyner gives and gives
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:37:18 -0800

Hundreds of turkeys. Land for parks. Buildings at NC State. E. Carroll Joyner is happiest when he’s giving money away. Click to Continue »

ENC real estate groups to establish regional MLS service
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:52:30 -0800

Seven real estate associations in Eastern North Carolina have agreed to establish a regional multiple listing service that will give the groups more bargaining power with firms that sell MLS platforms and also allow home buyers and sellers the possibility of one-stop shopping across several geographic areas.

North Carolina leads country in producing turkeys, sweet potatoes
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:54:34 -0800

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – There’s a good chance there was a little North Carolina in your Thanksgiving dinner. WCNC.com reported that North Carolina produced 1.2 billion pounds of turkey last year, making it number one in the country in pounds produced. When it comes to turkeys raised, North Carolina is second only to Minnesota. Butterball’s headquarters […]

Incentives approved: New Moen warehouse a year away
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:12:50 -0800

Pictured is an architect’s rendering of a new 203,000-square-foot warehouse to be built and owned by developer and owner SST Properties Inc. for Moen in Craven County Industrial Park.

Enviva and Hancock Natural Resource Group Partner to Develop Industrial Wood Pellet Projects in the Southeastern U.S.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 23:30:00 -0800

BETHESDA, Md. and BOSTON, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enviva Holdings, LP and John Hancock Life Insurance Company announced today that they have partnered to develop industrial wood pellet production ...

Area real estate groups to create new MLS system
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:29:05 -0800

The system will not be in place until 2016, said Jody Wainio, president of the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors

Business Spotlight: Carolina Roof Cleaning
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:12:05 -0800

The owner of a roof cleaning business says his success comes from making people comfortable that they've found the right person for the job.

Bond denied for teen charged in shooting death of man near Loris
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:11:45 -0800

A Circuit Court judge denied bond for a teenager charged in the death of a Myrtle Beach man who was found under a carport in Loris.