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Iconic feature at North Carolina Zoo to be demolished

An iconic structure at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is about to be removed. Demolition work will soon begin on the Africa Pavilion, which was built in 1984 but has gone unused for several years, the Triad Business Journal has learned. In its pla.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 23rd, 2020

Demolition set to begin on iconic feature at North Carolina Zoo

An iconic structure at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is about to be removed. Triad Business Journal has learned that demolition work will soon begin on the Africa Pavilion, which was built in 1984 but has gone unused for several years. In its pla.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2020

CBJ Morning Buzz: How NC universities fared on new ranking; MLS finalizing deal for next expansion; Iconic eatery to close

In local news: U.S. News & World Report is out with its Best Colleges ranking for 2020, and once again, North Carolina boasts a number of schools near the top of the list. Duke University, though, is the only one to crack the top 20 among national.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2019

Iconic NC resort closing until spring due to Hurricane Florence damage

One of North Carolina's best-known hotels will be closed for months due to damage from Hurricane Florence. The Blockade Runner Beach Resort, part of the Wrightsville Beach landscape for 55 years, announced Wednesday it will close for renovations a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Drone Delivers Food To Customers In COVID-19 Isolation  

Drone Delivers Food To Customers In COVID-19 Isolation   A food truck operator in North Carolina has deployed a drone to deliver sandwiches to custo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge6 hr. 50 min. ago

Essential or nonessential? Thousands of North Carolina businesses face dilemma over stay-at-home order

More than 3,000 businesses in North Carolina have filed requests with the N.C. Department of Revenue asking that their operations be deemed essential......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina to waive all costs for COVID-19 treatment

The state's largest health insurer says it will cover all costs for COVID-19 treatment for most of its 3.8 million members — a big, and potentially costly, step in the fight against the pandemic.  Durham-based Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Furloughs likely to hit North Carolina health systems as revenue streams dry up

As North Carolina hospitals continue to feel the financial pressure from the COVID-19 pandemic, the state's health care association says furloughing employees is just one certain step systems will have to make to continue providing care for residents......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

North Carolina firm Syneos Health shines light on alternative to ventilators in battle against COVID-19

A Morrisville-based contract research organization is spreading the word about a COVID-19 treatment using a common hospital apparatus in order to stem off some of the demand for ventilators in low supply......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Top of the List: N.C. Law Firms

This week, Triad Business Journal features the largest law firms in North Carolina, ranked by number of statewide attorneys. Here are the top five: Moore & Van Allen PLLC Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP McGuireWoods LLP Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein L.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Why North Carolina restaurant chain Biscuitville isn"t wasting away during pandemic

The North Carolina-based chain was set up better than many restaurants for the current crisis......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Coronavirus-related death projections in North Carolina fall

As the number of cases and deaths continue to pile up from the novel coronavirus pandemic, new projections from the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation say the number of deaths per day from the virus in North Carolin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

North Carolina"s large elderly population at risk as coronavirus spreads

The rapid growth of North Carolina’s elderly population has heightened concerns about the spread of the coronavirus as the state, and country, look for ways to slow the pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists “older adults” a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

A vegan company lost more than 10% of its workforce after it gave employees 24 hours to decide whether to keep working during the coronavirus pandemic or quit

Ollie Millington/Getty Images North Carolina-based vegan brand No Evil Foods lost over 10% of its workforce after issuing a stark ultimatum d.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 31st, 2020

As layoffs mount in North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper forbids utility shutoffs

In his latest action in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Roy Cooper has issued an executive order prohibiting utility companies from disconnecting service for customers in North Carolina. Cooper unveiled the order Tuesday afternoon. He.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020

Relief fund for North Carolina restaurant, hotel workers seeks donations as applications pour in

The North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association has launched a relief fund to help provide cash for workers in the restaurant and hospitality industry who've been devastated by the COVID-19 outbreak. The N.C. Restaurant Workers Relief Fund will he.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020

University of North Carolina System to refund students a portion of housing, dining expenses

With almost all students sent off campus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the UNC System says it plans to give pro-rated refunds for housing — a potentially massive hit to a large revenue stream for the system......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

Fed economist on why job losses will continue to mount in North Carolina

“The question is, how long is this going to last and how soon can we get back to more normal activity? And right now, I think we just don’t really know," Richmond Fed Regional Economist Laura Ullrich......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina names new president and CEO

North Carolina's largest insurance provider has named a new executive to replace its former leader who stepped down last year after he was charged with DWI. On Monday, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina announced it has elected Dr. Tund.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

Blue Cross NC names new president and CEO

North Carolina's largest insurance provider has named a new executive to replace its former leader who stepped down last year after he was charged with DWI. On Monday, Blue Cross NC announced it has elected Dr. Tunde Sotunde as its new president.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

For North Carolina, soaring unemployment claims revive a contentious debate on benefits policy

A surge in unemployment claims caused by the coronavirus pandemic is reviving ideological debates about North Carolina’s reforms to those benefits passed in 2013 – and raising questions about what lies ahead. Federal statistics released last wee.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020