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Raleigh welcomes Smashburger location
Thursday, December 18, 2014
RALEIGH – As the slogan goes, “the secret is in the Smash,” as the Smash sauce is what makes Smashburger burgers so delectable. In addition to the restaurant that opened in Durham in March, the Triangle now boasts a Raleigh location of the fast-growing burger joint chain at 6679 Falls of Neuse Road in the Falls River shopping center.
 
íTis the season to mix and mingle
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
If you aren’t a natural connector, you’re probably dreading the coming deluge of holiday events and parties. Sure, you know you should take advantage of the opportunity to network at these gatherings (especially if they’re work-related), but small talk and introductions just aren’t your forte. You’re much more comfortable
 
Flu season takes a toll on businesses, economy
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Sick with the flu? Stay home. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu costs the United States an average of $10.4 billion annually for hospitalizations and outpatient visits.* To reduce infecting the entire staff, Community Care of North Carolina, the physician-led nonprofit that helps improve quality and cut costs in the
 
AT&T faces race discrimination suit
Thursday, December 11, 2014
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A group that advocates for economic inclusion and fair contracting for B=black-owned media recently filed a $10 billion lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against AT&T and DirecTV. The National Association of African American Owned Media filed the lawsuit for an unnamed company that “owns seven original content, high
 
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
PROCESS SEMINAR Durham will host a building permit process seminar Dec. 18, 6 to 8 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers. Contact: Vincent Wingate at Vincent.Wingate@DurhamNC.gov. VENDORS WANTED Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs are wanted for the first Sophisticated Shopping Soiree Dec. 20, 2 to 6 p.m. at Reign Ultra Lounge, 808 W. Hodges
 
Chamber salutes community heroes and volunteers
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
CHAPEL HILL – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Salute to Community Heroes presented by AT&T Dec. 11 at the main stage of University Mall. The Chamber celebrates the men and women who are committed to making Chapel Hill-Carrboro a thriving, healthy and sustainable community. Honorees: • Citizens of the Year:
 
McCrory announces innovation grants for N.C. businesses
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
RALEIGH – New innovation grants will assist 13 North Carolina companies in bringing new, cutting-edge products to the marketplace. Governor Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced the One North Carolina Small Business Fund recipients last week, along with awards adding up to $640,448. “These grants will help leverage public
 
Self-Help expands network
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
DURHAM – Self-Help celebrated the grand opening of its first full-service credit union branch with the bigwigs last Friday. Both Governor Pat McCrory and MetLife executives were in attendance to cut the ribbon to the new branch at 123 West Main Street. “While Durham is Self-Help’s hometown, it has taken us 30 years to open a full-service
 
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