Wittebort profiles ten Triangle leaders who could have a major hand in helping to shape the region in the last years of the 20th century. All are in their 40s or younger and stress the need to mend the Triangle's fissures.
The recently exposed school-milk scandal, in which milk processors rigged the bidding for most of North Carolina's school districts, has had consequences for schools and dairy suppliers throughout the state.
Long overshadowed by the larger, more prosperous southern ports of Norfolk and Charleston, Wilmington and Morehead City have recently carved out a niche as important ports in their own right. Jim Scott can be credited for this.
Research Triangle Park-based BroadBand Technologies and its president and CEO, Salim Bhatia, have taken the early lead in the race to develop the electronics and software system needed to bring the Information Superhighway into the consumer's home.
Robert L. Jones is one of North Carolina’s top developers who had to face significant debt after the real-estate market’s collapse. This article discusses the collapse and how Jones managed to keep his business afloat in the aftermath.