Bed, Bath and Beyond announcement

Weekend humor from Celia Rivenbark: Store closure has me feeling beyond sad

BY: - May 13, 2023

The news was a real gut-punch. I’m sure you felt the same. We will always remember exactly where we were and what we were doing when we learned…Bed, Bath & Beyond was going out of business. My first thought was admittedly selfish. I should’ve felt empathy for all the blue-aproned employees who suddenly found themselves […]

Compute North, which planned to build a cryptomining center in Greenville, declares bankruptcy

BY: - September 23, 2022

Compute North, which had planned to build a large cryptomining facility in Greenville, has declared bankruptcy, according to court documents dated Sept. 22.  Filed in the Southern District of Texas, the bankruptcy applies to the company’s main entity, as well as its subsidiaries spanning several states. That includes Compute North NC09, incorporated in North Carolina. […]

Westinghouse declares bankruptcy, casting nuclear plant projects into uncertainty

BY: - March 30, 2017

[dropcap] T [/dropcap] he Shearon Harris nuclear plant in Wake County was supposed to have siblings. But in 2013, Duke Energy filed paperwork with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to stop further development of the two additional reactors,   primarily because of the extensive length of time — at least 15 years — until they would be […]


The sharks are circling again at the General Assembly

BY: - April 9, 2015

State lawmakers have been taking a spring break this week and given the flood of disturbing bills introduced of late, it’s enough to make you wish they’d just stay away. Two new anti-consumer bills pushed by predatory industries make for classic cases in point. As is detailed on the main NC Policy Watch site this […]