BB&T Insurance Services this week made its latest deal in a continuing quest to have insurance capability everywhere its parent does business.

The unit of Winston-Salem, N.C.-based BB&T Corp. agreed to buy Asura Corp., an independent agency in North Carolina's high-tech Research Triangle Park. BB&T Insurance has 52 agencies in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia, and it wants more so that it can broaden both its geographical reach and its specialty expertise.

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