Apr 16, 2024 - News

The Tea: Bus fares resume

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🚌 GoTriangle, which provides regional bus service in the Triangle, will start collecting fare again on July 1. It's been fare-free since March 2020. (ABC11)

🗳️ Nearly 11% of North Carolina's population is Latino, but the state has no Latino elected officials serving in the legislature or holding statewide offices. About 4% of registered voters in N.C. identify as Latino, equaling more than 290,000 people. (WUNC)

👶 The N.C. Commerce Department has named Samantha Cole its child care business liaison, a new role responsible for working with businesses, local communities and organizations "to develop strategies and resources to help employers provide child care support to their employees." (N.C. Commerce)

🛒 Wegmans, which opened its first North Carolina store in Raleigh in 2019, will debut its first Charlotte store in 2026. (Axios)

⏱️ Audemars Piguet chose Raleigh over Charlotte for its new U.S. operation, where the luxury Switzerland-based watchmaker plans to invest $22 million and add 105 jobs, records show. (Triangle Business Journal 🔒)

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