Survey says Winston-Salem is small-business friendly
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Chris Parr has mined a successful niche as a multifamily apartment developer with a knack for ... as one that embraces entrepreneurship and rapid change.” North Carolina earned a grade of C+ for its friendliness to small business.
NC struggles to balance cost, promise of fracking
About 3,300 acres in the county are leased to energy speculators so far. And when North Carolina opens the door to fracking ... $80 million in annual economic activity and sustain, on average, 496 new jobs a year, according to economist Mike Walden ...
NC's 2013 average gas price lowest in past 3 years
Employee charged in theft of race car in Surry Co. The AAA Carolinas motor club says gas hit its lowest average price in three years in 2013 in North Carolina, and the downward trend is expected to continue this year. The motor club says North Carolina ...
Gas Prices Trending Downward in North Carolina
Motorists in North Carolina are paying the lowest price at ... refinery facilities and pipelines. The Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point area has the states lowest average price for a gallon of gas at $3.40; Asheville is the highest at $3.57.
Dollars and Sense: The True Cost of College
For private, nonprofit four-year institutions, the average was $30,094 for 2013-14, an increase of about?3.8 percent?from last year. While the cost of college?rose significantly?in the 1980s and ’90s, increases in cost are slowing down. However ...