Topics: Business

Country Night moseys from Deep End to Country Fried Duck


Twenty-five cent beers are gone, but Country Night is here to stay — elsewhere.

Rise biscuits to open 5 new locations

Rise Biscuits & Donuts offers more than your typical buttered biscuit, and this popular chain will soon be coming to Carrboro.

Crepe Culture becomes Crepe Traditions

After backlash for the name “Crepe Culture,” co-owners Sree Valluru and Suridha Kovuri changed the name of their Franklin Street restaurant to “Crepe Traditions.” 

7 startups get ready to LAUNCH

Earlier this month, seven startups joined accelerator program Launch Chapel Hill to help get their businesses off the ground.

UNC student guide to the UConnection deals

The first few weeks of college can be hard on a wallet. We strongly recommend you take advantage of as many deals as possible, and we want to help you do that.

Players' jerseys still on sale at UNC, but policy may change next year


Marcus Paige’s No. 5 Carolina Blue basketball jerseys have flown off retailers’ shelves the last two years, but next year, jersey selection may be limited.

Craigslist-like market for campuses gathers users

The beginnings and ends of semesters are marked by many things: stress, a flurry of hasty packing and often piles of furniture and Walmart rugs being thrown away.

Groupon offers unbeatable deals

As students, we know the importance of getting a good deal.

Local stores benefit from national comic book culture


Shortly before West Franklin Street meets Carrboro, a storefront with a blue awning displays the name Chapel Hill Comics.

Country Fried Duck opens its doors on Rosemary Street


If you ever hear Shania Twain’s song “I Feel Like a Woman” while walking down Rosemary Street, it’s probably coming from Country Fried Duck.

Students create waterless car wash

A new car washing service headed by UNC students is coming to University Place this fall.

Construction at University Place moving forward

Construction and a name change are reshaping the complex Chapel Hill residents used to know as University Mall .

Town considers development expansion that could encroach on resource conservation district

The Chapel Hill Town Council could eventually consider approving the construction of part of a development within a resource conservation district on Eubanks Road.

Obey Creek development moves forward after long debate

The Chapel Hill Town Council voted 7-1 to approve the Obey Creek development agreement Monday, greenlighting a 1.5 million-square-foot residential and retail project on U.S. Highway 15-501 across from Southern Village. 

Obey Creek vote delayed

Many of those who attended Monday’s Chapel Hill Town Council meeting were surprised when the council decided not to vote on the four Obey Creek development items up for discussion, including Roger Perry of East West Partners, the project’s developer.

Mebane candy factory slated to begin production in July

Morinaga America Foods Inc. is close to completing construction on its 100,000 square-foot candy factory located in Mebane.

Elmo's owners to open new Carr Mill Mall restaurant

Within the next few days there will be a new casual venue on the Carrboro restaurant scene.

Cafe Symmetry will open in Carr Mill Mall, in the space formerly occupied by Panzanella.

Crepe restaurant to open on Franklin

Following the suit of a string of new Franklin Street eateries opening this year is Crepe Culture, a cafe serving a variety of crepes and coffee drinks.

Krispy Kreme location closes permanently due to poor sales


The Hot Light at the Krispy Kreme location on East Franklin Street is off for good.

UNC and GlaxoSmithKline pledge to cure AIDS

Since 1981 when UNC Hospitals admitted its first patient with AIDS UNC has worked towards the bold goal of curing a patient with HIV.

UNC, GSK create new company to cure HIV/AIDS

UNC has partnered with GlaxoSmithKline to launch a joint venture focused on developing a cure for HIV/AIDS.

Mama Dip's serves up classic southern food for annual Orange County Community Dinner

On Sunday, Orange County residents from all walks of life will realize they have a lot more in common than a love for fried chicken when they come together for Orange County’s annual Community Dinner. 

Fewer breweries on tap in the South

Although North Carolina has the most breweries in the South, the region still lags behind other parts of the United States in the number of craft breweries per capita.

Students start high-end boxer line called Buds Boxers


To Lawson Kuehnert and his team, all of the fun is in your pants.

Monterrey Mexican Restaurant opens second location in Carrboro

Monterrey Mexican Restaurant, a popular restaurant in Chapel Hill, opened a second location in Carrboro Plaza Sunday.