Topics: Business

Local coffee company caffeinates UNC's dining halls


Today, Carolina Dining Services will introduce their new partnership with Larry’s Coffee at the Green Meal: Fair Trade event, which will take place in Rams Head Dining Hall from 5 to 8 pm.

Powerball jackpot highest in American history

For those willing to brave the odds, a $2 investment is the only thing standing in the way of a chance to win the largest lottery jackpot in United States history.

Ackland Store moves across street

Prospective and current students, parents and Chapel Hill residents passing the corner of Franklin and Columbia streets will soon find vacant the large window space formerly boasted by the Ackland Museum Store.

He’s Not Here signs offers in compromise

Representatives for the Chapel Hill bar He’s Not Here have signed offers in compromise for the establishment’s three pending violations.

Southern Rail leaves behind legacy for local nightlife


It was a place to drink, eat and listen to music. It was a crossroads for the community. It was known to many as Carrboro’s living room.

AC Hotel coming to Rosemary Street

Say goodbye to Los Pos — a new hotel has been officially approved for the location.

During the Chapel Hill Town Council meeting on Nov. 23, the council unanimously approved a special use permit for a four-story AC Hotel by Marriott, granting permission for the construction on Rosemary Street.

Black entrepreneurship in Chapel Hill


With UNC’s prestigious entrepreneurship program and the numerous resources in the area available for business startups, entrepreneurship in Chapel Hill is thriving but the question remains as to whether opportunity is available to all residents.

Gifts that keep on giving sold at alternative market


Waiting in long lines, stores slashing prices, catfights over door busters — that’s the norm for the holiday season.

Shooters' owner fed up with disrespectful students

In a moment of frustration, the owner of Shooters Saloon in Durham took to Facebook to express her annoyance with — and ultimately ban — UNC students from the business. 

Kava: an alternative to alcohol


For some people, it calms them and makes their lips tingle, while for others it makes them feel downright nauseated.

La Residence case settled, ABC tackles underage drinking

The ABC Commission ratified the offer of compromise for La Residence at their November meeting Wednesday.

Computer science professor opens tab for students during class at TOPO

Students in Ketan Mayer-Patel’s Computer Science 426 class were treated to a field trip to Top of the Hill Restaurant and Brewery during class Tuesday after a technological problem kept the instructor from presenting any material. 

ABC Commission ratifies offer of suspension, fine for La Residence

The ABC Commission ratified the offer in compromise for La Residence at their November meeting today. 

In the offer, the ABC permits for La Residence will be suspended for 50 days, beginning on Dec.

Businesses join living wage project

Some businesses in Orange County are moving away from the state-mandated minimum wage and toward a living wage — a move some say will ease the burden of financial stress.

111 restaurants pledge support for RSVVP Day


If you eat out on Tuesday, a portion of the proceeds from your meal may be donated to support hunger-relief programs.

Seven business leaders were inducted into the Business Hall of Fame


Decorated with boutonnieres and enveloped in the company of colleagues, the business trailblazers of Chapel Hill and Carrboro were inducted into the Business Hall of Fame for their contributions Thursday night.

Ted Seagroves’ business legacy awarded


The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will induct seven business leaders into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 5. The Daily Tar Heel will profile each of these inductees. Ted Seagroves, former owner of Seagroves Agency Inc., a Nationwide insurance agency, is among those to be inducted.

Yeti makes its way through local bars


Only in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area can you find a snow-ape playing video games, drinking beer and shaking his claws to hip-hop music.

Late barbershop owner inducted into Hall of Fame


The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will induct seven business leaders into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 5. The Daily Tar Heel will profile each of these inductees. Stephen Edwards, founder of Midway Barber Shop, is among those to be inducted.

Chamber of Commerce honors Jean Holcomb, owner of Viking Travel


The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will induct seven business leaders into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 5. The Daily Tar Heel will feature each of these inductees. Jean Holcomb, owner of Viking Travel, will be among those inducted. 

All up in your business for Oct. 20, 2015

Cold Stone Creamery is coming back to Franklin St.

"Officially it will be the first week of November," said Operation manager Emad Ali.

Chamber of Commerce honors owner John Woodard, owner of Sutton's Drug Store


A place full of character and charm, Sutton’s Drug Store feels like home for Chapel Hill residents and students.

Online vendor Jet seen as Amazon's first viable rival

E-commerce startup Jet's logo and July launch-day graphic are reminiscent of The Jetsons — but whether the company is a whimsical fantasy or a contender in the online marketplace remains up in the air.

UNC alumna wants to see more women in top business roles


When asked her exact job title, Sallie Krawcheck laughed knowingly and said, “I try to defy convention.” 

Parking and Carrboro library location up for discussion Tuesday night

The Carrboro Board of Aldermen met Tuesday night to discuss the growing parking deficit in the town and the site of a potential branch library on town property.