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From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors' plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new generation of electric cars.
The owner of Cupcrazed Cakery in Fort Mill will be a contestant on the season premiere of the Food Network reality competition show, “Rewrapped.”
Millions of workers are struggling on this Labor Day to keep pace with a fluid job market where the skills companies require sometimes change faster than workers can retrain. Eric Bussey is one of them.

A motorcycle crash has claimed the life of local businessman Don Tilley and left his wife in critical condition.

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

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

Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.

North Carolina advocacy groups are raising social-justice questions about the credit checks and deposits that utilities require of new customers, saying they’re unfair to people with modest incomes.

Cheerwine, the Salisbury-based cherry soft-drink maker, has embarked on a provocative marketing approach amid a campaign to take its brand national by 2017.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered its fourth record high in five days Friday, ending with the biggest monthly gain since February.

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