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Raleigh Triangle Local and Business News

  • Central NC braces for icy roads, power outages Wednesday

    Winter storm watch Jan. 13-14, 2015Freezing rain overnight could amount to up to a quarter of an inch of ice on surfaces across central North Carolina by Wednesday morning, creating slick conditions on roadways throughout the day.

  • Leadership changes shake up state environmental agency

    Mitch Gillespie and Brad IvesJust weeks after a new secretary took the helm of the state’s environmental agency, two top leaders at the department are now out of their posts.

  • Mandalay Digital: $100M deal for Durham's Appia still on track

    Mandalay Digital (Nasdaq: MNDL) has announced that, in addition to Appia CEO Jud Bowman, Appia’s Craig Forman will snag a board seat following a much-talked about $100 million acquisition.

    Forman was brought on as executive chairman of Appia in 2011. Previously, he served as an executive at Yahoo, Earthlink, Infoseek, Dow Jones and Time Warner.

    Mandalay Digital’s acquisition of Durham-based app marketer Appia is still set to close in the first quarter, according to securities filings filed Tuesday.…

  • Duke Health names new leader of medical school and health system

    Duke University tapped Dr. A. Eugene Washington as chancellor for health affairs and the president and chief executive officer of the Duke University Health System. He replaces Dr. Victor Dzau, who held the role for nearly a decade and left last summer to become the next president of the Institute of Medicine.

    “Gene Washington has a track record of outstanding leadership in every aspect of the work of an academic medical center – research, education and patient care,” said Duke President Richard…

  • Raleigh's NeoNova signs deals to expand customer base in Alaska, Michigan

    Raleigh-based NeoNova, which provides cloud-based services for regional telcos, just inked a deal with Bristol Bay Telephone Cooperative and Midwest Energy Cooperative.

    Specifically, NeoNova will provide email and subscriber management services.

    Bristol Bay Telephone Cooperative is located in King Salmon, Alaska, and supports multiple communities, as well as about 6,000 migrant fishermen each summer. Midwest Energy is located in Cassopolis, Michigan, and provides electric service to 35,000 customers…