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Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker
Published Sunday, August 31, 2014 2:07 pm

From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors' plan for a $5 billion factory to make b... More>>
 

Fort Mill cupcake shop owner to be featured on Food Network again
Published Saturday, August 30, 2014 7:29 pm

The owner of Cupcrazed Cakery in Fort Mill will be a contestant on the season premiere of the Food ... More>>
 

One worker’s story: A layoff, a lesser job, a long wait for training
Published Sunday, August 31, 2014 9:36 pm

Millions of workers are struggling on this Labor Day to keep pace with a fluid job market where the... More>>
 

Statesville businessman Don Tilley killed in wreck
Published Saturday, August 30, 2014 6:42 pm

A motorcycle crash has claimed the life of local businessman Don Tilley and left his wife in critic... More>>
 

Risk and compliance specialists in high demand at banks
Published Saturday, August 30, 2014 3:33 pm

At a time when banks are trimming staff to lower expenses, one area of hiring remains hot: risk and... More>>
 

Career Almanac
Published Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:00 am

Andrew Bardsley joined Wastequip as vice president for its Toter brand.

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Feds reviewing Reynolds' deal to buy Lorillard
Published Friday, August 29, 2014 7:03 pm

Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion t... More>>
 

NC advocates question utility deposits, credit checks
Published Friday, August 29, 2014 6:50 pm

North Carolina advocacy groups are raising social-justice questions about the credit checks and dep... More>>
 

Cheerwine goes rogue in setting marketing strategy
Published Friday, August 29, 2014 6:07 pm

Cheerwine, the Salisbury-based cherry soft-drink maker, has embarked on a provocative marketing app... More>>
 

Stocks end higher following strong run in August
Published Friday, August 29, 2014 6:18 pm

The Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered its fourth record high in five days Friday, ending with t... More>>
 

Bank of America wants verdict thrown out in ‘Hustle’ case
Published Friday, August 29, 2014 6:53 pm

Bank of America is asking a federal judge to throw out a jury verdict that found it liable for frau... More>>
 

Google tests drones for deliveries, taking on Amazon
Published Friday, August 29, 2014 5:33 pm

Google is taking its rivalry against Amazon to the skies.

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As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?
Published Friday, August 29, 2014 1:51 pm

Is it time to cash out of stocks?

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Uber adds UberXL ride-sharing service in Charlotte
Published Friday, August 29, 2014 5:13 pm

Uber, the ride-sharing app that?s drawn the ire of taxi companies, said Friday that it?s launching ... More>>
 

Rock Hill gas prices lowest in the nation
Published Friday, August 29, 2014 10:30 am

Gasoline prices in Rock Hill are the lowest in the country, and the cost in South Carolina could av... More>>