The Triangle’s economic recovery is drawing real estate investors. And that infusion of money is raising the cost of land and housing, along with concerns that lower income residents will soon be unable to live near where they work, receive health care and have access to public transportation.
The Bennett Place State Historic Site in Durham has organized a series of re-enactments to mark the Civil War’s final surrender. Negotiations between Gen. William Sherman and Gen. Joseph Johnston take place this weekend.
A bipartisan group of legislators sponsored a bill this month that would raise the juvenile age to 18 for misdemeanor crimes. North Carolina and New York are the only states in the country that automatically charge 16-year-olds as adults.
Call it the most-disruptive development in the business since Starbucks Corp. began the coffee-shop boom in the late 1980s. The single-serve brewing machines popularized by Keurig Green Mountain Inc. are now used by more than one in four Americans and are altering the way coffee is consumed.
The Corporation for Enterprise Development’s annual Assets & Opportunity Scorecard evaluates how a state’s citizens are faring across 67 outcome measures in five different areas: financial assets and income, businesses and jobs, housing and homeownership, health care, and education. North Carolina residents aren’t doing very well.
We’re looking at a future that connects everything from the cars we drive to the entertainment we consume on televisions and audio players. A $400 billion market, the smartphone is evolving into the future network’s hub.