The Business Report http://wfdd.org en The Cost of a Heart Attack: How Prevention Programs Equal Long Term Savings http://wfdd.org/post/cost-heart-attack-how-prevention-programs-equal-long-term-savings <p>If you want to identify a primary force behind the nation’s rising health care costs, look no further than cardiac care.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:53:05 +0000 Keri Brown 12589 at http://wfdd.org The Cost of a Heart Attack: How Prevention Programs Equal Long Term Savings The Smoke Has Started to Clear, But Questions About Reynolds American & Lorillard Merger Remain http://wfdd.org/post/smoke-has-started-clear-questions-about-reynolds-american-lorillard-merger-remain <p>Reynolds American Inc. will acquire Lorillard Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $27.4 billion.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 03:58:26 +0000 Keri Brown & Mark Sutter 12466 at http://wfdd.org The Smoke Has Started to Clear, But Questions About Reynolds American & Lorillard Merger Remain Highway Project Could Pave the Way For More Growth in Triad's Aviation Industry http://wfdd.org/post/highway-project-could-pave-way-more-growth-triads-aviation-industry <p>In what transportation officials have been planning for decades, construction is underway in northwest Guilford County on an expensive stretch of interstate highway that holds the promise of further boosting the Triad’s growing aviation industry.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Keri Brown 12318 at http://wfdd.org Highway Project Could Pave the Way For More Growth in Triad's Aviation Industry Chatham-Randolph Megasite Ready for Auto Manufacturing Plant & Other Development http://wfdd.org/post/chatham-randolph-megasite-ready-auto-manufacturing-plant-other-development <p>Earlier this month the more than 1,800-acre megasite in Chatham and Randolph counties received official state certification, making it the largest site in North Carolina with the designation and the only certified Megasite.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Keri Brown 12066 at http://wfdd.org Chatham-Randolph Megasite Ready for Auto Manufacturing Plant & Other Development Increase in Manufacturing Jobs Helps Revive Davie County http://wfdd.org/post/increase-manufacturing-jobs-helps-revive-davie-county <p>Wisconsin-based Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. announced in 2012 that it would open an $80 million distribution and manufacturing facility in Davie County that would create 550 jobs. But a series of delays and obstacles prevented the project from moving forward for a year.</p><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:43:03 +0000 Keri Brown 11927 at http://wfdd.org Increase in Manufacturing Jobs Helps Revive Davie County