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Business After Hours event today

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a Business After Hours luau at the Courtyard by Marriott in Chapel Hill.
June 21, 2012 | Posted in: Business | Comments closed | Full Story »

Enzymatic Biodiesel Plant opening

This Friday at 3 p.m., Piedmont Biofuels will open the first biodiesel plant with the ability to use enzymatic catalysis to create renewable fuel.
June 21, 2012 | Posted in: Business | Comments closed | Full Story »

Carolina Brewery turns 17

Robert Poitras, co-founder of Carolina Brewery, is celebrating his business’ 17th anniversary this week.  PHOTO BY DUNCAN HOGERobert Poitras took a gamble on starting a craft-beer brewery in the Triangle at a time when craft beer was an idea that few had heard of.
February 9, 2012 | Posted in: Business, Features | Comments closed | Full Story »

Carrboro’s Hispanic-owned eateries overcome obstacles

Alfonso and Isabel Guzman of Carrboro have opened a new grocery store, Tienda don Poncho, while their taco truck, Captain Poncho’s Tacos, is undergoing renovations.According to the 2010 census, there are no Hispanic-owned restaurants in Carrboro.
February 9, 2012 | Posted in: Business, Features | Comments closed | Full Story »

New Home Builders Association president named

Britney Wallace, of B. Wallace Design & Construction, LLC, has been named the 51st president of the Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties.
February 9, 2012 | Posted in: Business | Comments closed | Full Story »

Chamber elects new board officers, members

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce has elected new officers and six new members to its 35-member volunteer board of directors.
February 9, 2012 | Posted in: Business | Comments closed | Full Story »

He’s Not Here sold

He’s Not Here, the iconic Franklin Street bar known for its 32-ounce Blue Cups, was put up for sale by owner David Kitzmiller in January.
February 9, 2012 | Posted in: Business | Comments closed | Full Story »

Green Plus scholarships

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce has announced it will provide Green Plus scholarships to chamber members running small businesses.
February 9, 2012 | Posted in: Business | Comments closed | Full Story »

Communication Matters reinvents itself

The Hillsborough-based marketing firm Communication Matters has not only reinvented its name, but also its services.
February 9, 2012 | Posted in: Business | Comments closed | Full Story »

UPS Store celebrates love month

The UPS Store at Carrboro Plaza is celebrating the month of February with two specials.
February 9, 2012 | Posted in: Business | Comments closed | Full Story »

Hillsborough Brand Ambassadors training

The training sessions will be held at the Orange County Historical Museum in Hillsborough from 12-1 p.m.
February 9, 2012 | Posted in: Business | Comments closed | Full Story »

The Red Hen leaves Weaver St. for University Mall

The Red Hen has flown the coop.
November 23, 2011 | Posted in: Business, Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

The ArtsCenter cuts deficit

The ArtsCenter has made a tremendous financial turnaround since January, when the community arts organization was facing a deficit of $265,000.
November 23, 2011 | Posted in: Business, Community | Comments closed | Full Story »

Retirement community receives award

Carol Woods Retirement Community received the Victor W. Marshall Award at the North Carolina Conference on Aging reception that was held in Charlotte last month.
November 23, 2011 | Posted in: Business | Comments closed | Full Story »

Chatham offers incentives for Acme-McCrary

At a meeting earlier this month, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners approved a points-based cash incentives agreement with Acme-McCrary.
November 23, 2011 | Posted in: Business | Comments closed | Full Story »