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Forbes Proclaims Raleigh-Cary as the "Best City for Jobs"

The Triangle has received another accolade, this one coming from Forbes magazine. Last week, the magazine released its annual "Best Cities for Jobs" rankings. This list evaluates metropolitan areas th
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Forecasting the 2007 North Carolina Legislative Session

Editor's note: As the 2007 North Carolina General Assembly session begins to heat up, we've invited Dr. Andrew Taylor, the chairman of the N.C. State University Political Science Department, to provide
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Cree and City of Raleigh to Create Nation's First "LED City"

Cree, Inc., a U.S.-based leader in Light Emitting Diode (LED) solid-state lighting components, and the City of Raleigh, the anchor city in a rapidly growing metro area, today announced a joint, city-wide initia
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Junior Achievement Hosts Gala to Support Future Business Leaders

Community and business leaders from across Eastern North Carolina will gather at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary on Friday evening, February 16 at 7 p.m. to take part in the first annual Junior Achievement Val
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You Decide: Is Economics Sabotaging Alternative Fuels?

In his State of the Union address, President Bush called for an increased use of alternative fuels by American drivers. But entrepreneurs haven't waited for this mandate. Across the U.S., including North Ca
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A Promising New Future for Waverly Place in Cary

A promising piece of real estate located at the intersection of Tryon and Kildaire Farm Roads in Cary is about to get a big shot in the arm. Waverly Place shopping center, which has experienced ups and downs in
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Poll Results: The Best Bank for Small Businesses in the Triangle

The results are in! In a recent CarolinaBusinessConnection.com poll, we asked you to sound off on which bank was the best bank in the Triangle for small and medium-sized businesses. North Carolina is widely reg
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RBC Centura Names Drew Putt as President

RBC Centura has announced Drew Putt as president of RBC Centura Bank reporting directly to Chairman and CEO Scott Custer. As president of the bank, Putt will assume responsibility for RBC Centura's Personal
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CBC Poll: Which is the Triangle's Top Bank for Small Business?

North Carolina is home to many of the top banking institutions in the nation. We want to know — which of these banks best meets the needs of small and medium-sized businesses? Vote today in our latest Car
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You Decide: What did Milton Friedman teach us?

While Milton Friedman may not be a household name to most, he was the equivalent of a rock star to economists. I say "was" because Professor Friedman died late last year, just a few years shy of the c
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CBC Poll: What are the top issues facing North Carolina?

The North Carolina General Assembly begins its session on Wednesday. With much of the drama over leadership positions having been resolved, we want to know: what do you believe are the top issues facing North C
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You Decide: How can you better understand the economy?

Most people are very busy with their lives – earning a living, raising children, trying to save a little money – so they don't have time to analyze and study the economy. At best, they may have
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New Year, New Resource

Welcome to a new year and welcome to a new service offered by Cherokee Publishing Co., the new CarolinaBusinessConnection.com. We are excited about introducing you to a new way of getting the latest in business