Thursday, August 30, 2012
Durham-based Harris Incorporated has been nominated for the 2012 Craft Beer Distributor of the Year Award for the second year in a row by the Brewers Association (BA) and the National Beer Wholesalers Association. The award honors an American beer distributor who goes above and beyond in their efforts to actively market, sell and promote craft beer.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The chain sandwich restaurant Which Wich Superior Sandwiches will oen a location in the Hope Valley Commons shopping center by the end of September.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Donald Thomas has joined N.C. Central men’s basketball staff as assistant coach. Thomas earned honorable mention honors in the Mid-South Conference in his senior season at UPike and played a key role in the team's 2011 NAIA Division I National Championship win as an assistant.
The Independent Weekly will be sold to Portland, Ore.-based publisher City of Roses Newspaper Co. The closing date for the sale of both the newspaper and website is targeted for Oct. 1.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Will Rowe has joined Duke University's wrestling staff as an assistant coach. Rowe, a three-time NCAA qualifier for Oklahoma, will assist in all aspects of the program and will work closely with the middle weights.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Triangle Business Journal recently announced its 2012 Best Places to Work list. The Durham winners are: Automated Insights, Bronto Software, EMC Corp., NetApp, Netsertive, and ReverbNation.
Monday, August 20, 2012
Charley’s Grilled Subs will open at the Streets at Southpoint. The restaurant, specializing in made-to-order Philly steak sandwiches and other grill items, is slated to open Aug. 18.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded RTI International a $1.3 million grant to develop a waterless toilet that doesn’t require sewers or electricity for use in developing nations to improve public health.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Research Triangle High School, a charter school located adjacent to Research Triangle Park, has officially opened. The 11,000-square-foot school currently serves about 160 students.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Duke University diver Nick McCrory finished ninth overall in the finals of the men's individual 10-meter platform diving event at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Measurement Inc's new $12 million, five-story, approximately 74,000-square-foot building at 404 Hunt St. has officially opened. Measurement Inc will be the major tenant of the building and will lease about 37,000 square feet of the total square footage of the building.
Duke University sophomore Bryan Silverman has been named as a finalist to become Entrepreneur Magazine's "College Entrepreneur of 2012," for his newly launched business, Star Toilet Paper, which offers businesses the opportunity to advertise on toilet paper.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Durham Public Schools appointed Arrica Dubose-Mosely as principal of Fayetteville Street Elementary and Pauletta Thompson as interim principal at Hillside New Tech High School for the 2012-13 school year.
Monday, August 6, 2012
CED has named Jay Bigelow its new director of entrepreneurship where he will focus on CED's ‘business basics’ programs. Bigelow was most recently MicroMass Communications' president and CEO; he spent 16 years in total with the company in various roles.
Friday, August 3, 2012
Hillandale Golf Course has reopened to the public after undergoing a $500,000 renovation over two months. The 100-year-old course, the oldest in the Triangle area, hosts 40,000 rounds annually.
A second location of the Raleigh restaurant The Pit is slated to open next year in a portion of a building at 321 W. Geer St in Durham's Central Park District. The restaurant which serves whole-hog, pit-cooked pork barbecue as well as turkey barbecue and barbecued tofu is expected to seat about 250 people and to employ about 150 people.
Hathaway Pendergrass was named editor-in-chief of the 2011-2012 Law Review Board at N.C. Central University's School of Law.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Upscale home furniture store West Elm will open at The Streets at Southpoint on August 23. A portion of the store's opening sales will be donated to Durham non-profit, SEEDS.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Jenette Meldrum, co-founder of PORCH-Durham, was selected as one of three Summer Local Lady GODIVA Honorees by GODIVA Chocolatier as part of the 2012 Local Lady GODIVA Program, an initiative celebrating inspirational women around the world who embody the attributes of Lady Godiva through selflessness, generosity, leadership and the spirit of giving-back to their community.