June 26, 2014

Avoiding Telecommuting Disasters

Approximately 20 percent of workers around the world telecommute frequently, according to a 2012 survey by Reuters.  As technological advances progress and their use becomes more widespread, that percentage is likely to increase.  But while telecommuting makes sense for many businesses, employers need to be wary of potential pitfalls when … read more

June 25, 2014

LeChase appoints Jane Roycroft Brasier as Director of Business Development

Industry-leading construction company strengthens resources 


LeChase_Jane Brasier_Director of Development_HeadshotLeChase Construction Services, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Jane Roycroft Brasier as director of business development to its Durham, NC office. 

In her new role, Brasier will provide business development support for operations in the Raleigh-Durham, Charlotte and Southeast regions, focusing … read more

June 18, 2014

City of Durham FY14-15 Final Budget Approved

Balanced Budget Increases Property Tax to Cover Debt, Public Safety, Parks Maintenance & Solid Waste


The Durham City Council approved the fiscal year 2014-2015 budget, which includes a 2.37 cent property tax increase, creating a new tax rate of 59.12 cents per $100 of assessed value for voter-approved debt, … read more

June 11, 2014

CrossComm names First New CEO after 15 years in Durham

CrossComm, Inc., a mobile and web app development studio in existence for over 15 years in downtown Durham, has named Justin Thomas as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Founder Don Shin sees this change as necessary in order to facilitate the next phase of company growth and cultivate greater … read more

Building Smart Cities through Smart Energy, Transportation and Water

June 24, 2014 6-8pm

Join the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) and some of the area’s cleantech innovators to talk about how the Research Triangle Region is leading the smart city revolution.

The conversation will occur with an amazing backdrop-the regions’ newest STEM workforce recruitment tool-Kid Grid, a new Marbles … read more

Frontier Communications Invests in North Carolina

Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) recently announced that the company’s three years of capital expenditures in North Carolina hit a total of $79.9 million, including $21.3 million in 2013.    

In addition to Frontier’s own capital expenditures, many Frontier markets in North Carolina will benefit from additional support totaling $1,557,725 from the … read more

Mystery Brewing Beer Dinner at Fairview Dining Room The First in a Summer Beer Dinner Series

Erik Lars Myers of Mystery Brewing Co., Certified Cicerone™, author of North Carolina Craft Beer and Breweries, Executive Chef Jason Cunningham and Chef de Cuisine Murray Healy of the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club present a multi-course beer-inspired menu on the Terrace on the Green on Thursday, June … read more

June 4, 2014

DataStax and Open Software Integrators Announce Partnership Delivering Apache Cassandra to the Enterprise

Open Software Integrators, LLC (OSI), the leader in Big Data professional services, is excited to announce a partnership with DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra to the enterprise. In this partnership, OSI will provide Apache Cassandra architectural solutions, application support and migration services to help companies integrate the database … read more

Hire Qualified CDL Truckers and Save $$$

Attend a Lunch & Learn to get all the details

Come and learn a new win-win process, where your company benefits from:

• Recently trained applicants with CDL Class “A” License
• Pre-screened applicants who are ready to work
• Onboarding reimbursements (up to 90%) based upon the size of … read more

University Ford Selected for Mmebership to Vets-Cars

Vets-Cars is an invitation only association of auto dealers who are identified and promoted to the military and consumer demographic as safe and solid business destinations. Dealer members are chosen for their reputations and for their commitment to the community. Additionally, they must pledge to our Code of Conduct when … read more