September 20, 2016

Almac Group Selects Durham for 79 Job Expansion

Headquartered in Craigavon, United Kingdom, Almac Group, a privately-held, global contract development and manufacturing organization providing a wide range of services to the worldwide biopharma industry announced today that it will expand its operations in the Durham, creating 79 new jobs over the next three years and 102 jobs over … read more

September 12, 2016

American Underground — Startup Capital of the South — Receives NC IDEA Support for ‘Retail Stampede’

The American Underground will use a $100,000 Ecosystem Partner grant from NC IDEA to launch a ‘Retail Stampede’ designed to identify and support startups focused on developing products for consumers. Entrepreneurs whose businesses fit the description below can learn more here: startupstampede.com.

Expanding the Triangle’s Startup Success Story

To … read more

September 6, 2016

2016 Bond Referendum

Taken from the Durham County Website here

Durham County is growing and so is the need to improve our community’s infrastructure!

?On November 8, 2016, all Durham County residents will have the opportunity to vote on a special bond referendum to enhance Durham Public Schools, Durham Technical Community College,

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How Risk Management Can Save Your Favorite Eatery

We’ve all seen it or heard it happen at one time or another.  You and your companions are enjoying a meal at your favorite local restaurant and all of a sudden – CRASH!  Dishes and glasses are heard breaking after having fallen from the hands of a very embarrassed waitperson.   … read more

August 24, 2016

Best Lawyers® Recognizes 74 Moore & Van Allen Attorneys

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that 74 attorneys representing each of the Firm’s three offices were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. Additionally, Real Estate Member Jefferson W. Brown was named a Best Lawyers 2017 Land Use & … read more

Welcome New Durham 2.0 Investors

The Durham Chamber is pleased to welcome three new Durham 2.0 investors – Akridge, Cree and EY.

Akridge is a comprehensive real estate services company that has invested in the Washington Metropolitan area for over four decades and are now branching out into the Triangle. It provides acquisitions, design and … read more

Investor Spotlight: Durham Technical Community College and the Education Bond

On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Durham voters will have the opportunity to decide on a proposal to provide Durham Technical Community College with $20 million to expand classroom and lab facilities on the main campus.  This initiative, one of four separate bond issues to appear on the November ballot, was … read more

August 9, 2016

It’s Time to Prepare for the New Over-time Rule

Written by Geri Lail, CPA, Tax Partner with Thomas Judy & Tucker

The Department of Labor issued the anticipated final overtime rule on May 18th, revising the overtime exemption regulations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The salary threshold for exempt status has been changed only onceread more

July 27, 2016

N. Carolina’s M&F Bank Signs Up $1.25 MILLION in New Accounts In 5 Days

This is becoming a trend and its a wonderful thing! For the third time in 3 days we are reporting on a Black Owned bank seeing high increases in new account sign ups. This time it’s M&F Bank in North Carolina.

According to Black Main Street Newsroom Buzz, Jasmine Parker … read more

Investor Spotlight: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Coming Home: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Completes Move to Durham

On June 24, 2016, the last of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina employees working out of the iconic headquarters building in Chapel Hill moved up the road to the company’s new Durham … read more