Friday, October 29, 2010

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Pomegranate Kitchen Opens in Straw Valley

Pomegranate Kitchen, a new restaurant focusing on fresh, local ingredients, opened in Straw Valley, the shopping center near New Hope Commons.

N.C. Biotechnology Center Unveils New Addition

The N.C. Biotechnology Center has unveiled its new $10.1 million, 20,000-square-foot addition.

Hudson Elected President of N.C. Conference of Superior Court Judges

Orlando Hudson, senior resident Superior Court judge in Durham County, was elected president of the N.C. Conference of Superior Court Judges.

Tillman Joins Cree Board

Robert Tillman is the newest member of the board at Durham's Cree.

Duke University Initiative Will Promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Duke University is launching a major campus-wide initiative to expand the societal impact of Duke innovations and better serve students who seek to think big, follow their dreams and launch initiatives of their own as entrepreneurs.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

AICPA Elects New Chairman

The Durham-based American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, AICPA, has elected Paul V. Stahlin as chairman of the organization for the upcoming one-year term.

Former Aldagen EVP/COO Appointed to Board of the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine

Edward L. Field has been appointed as the Vice Chairman of the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine.  Aldage is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company based in Durham.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Steel Blue Relocates

Steel Blue has relocated from US 70 to 711 Rigsbee Avenue, just south of Fullsteam and Motorco Music Hall.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Officials Break Ground on New School

The Voyager Academy broke ground at the site of the new 40,000-square-foot facility which they expect to open next August.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Only Burger Restaurant Now Open

The Only Burger Restaurant location on Shannon Road is now open.

Farmhand Foods Opens and Launches New Food Truck

Farmhand Foods, a new company to connect North Carolina livestock farmers with consumers, retailers and restaurants, is opening in Durham and will launch a food truck, Sausage Wagon, on October 28.

Aldagen Names New CEO

Lyle Hohnke is now the CEO for Aldagen, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company based in Durham.

Duke University School of Medicine Break Ground on New Center

The Duke University School of Medicine broke ground on on 84,000-square-foot Learning Center, set to be completed in 2013.

Fonville Morisey Expands Market Share

Ward & Misenheimer Realty has joined Fonville Morisey Realty, increasing Fonville Morisey's market share in Durham to 20 percent.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Hotel Has New General Manager

Brad Stalvey is the new General Manager for the Sleep Inn Hotel on Page Road in Durham.

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Moves Headquarters

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded drug development company, is shifting its headquarters to Durham, where it has had offices since 2006.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

McAlister's Deli Opening New Location

McAlister's Deli will be opening a new Durham location off Fayetteville Road in the Renaissance Center shopping plaza.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Rowland Joins TROSA Board

MindWorks Multimedia’s CEO, Greg Rowland, was recently elected to join the Board of Directors of Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers (TROSA). 

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Zift Solutions Moves to Durham

Zift Solutions, maker of web-based software and online marketing tools for companies, has completed a round of financing and is moving to Durham.

New License Plate Agency Open

A new North Carolina License Plate Agency is open on Highway 55 in the Greenwood Commons Shopping Center.

Monday, October 4, 2010

New Stores Opening at Northgate Mall

AT&T will be opening a new store by Jan. 2. The store will be close to Prime Cleaners in the Shops at Northgate on the Guess Road side.

Interfaith Food Shuttle will be moving into the mall from the Shops and will be next to Khen's Tailor Shop.

T Mobile is opening a kiosk near the food court by Oct. 15.

Lace Creations Wigs & Salon is moving to a larger space in the plaza, expanding to more than twice its size.