Carrie Berry says she works hard as placement director for King’s College in Charlotte’s Elizabeth neighborhood. But the federal government is about to force her and hundreds of other job placement workers at for-profit colleges to work a lot harder ...Read More »
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The Charlotte Knights are closer to building a stadium in uptown Charlotte now that Mecklenburg County commissioners have agreed to keep the project moving forward. But the project will need additional approval from commissioners before it becomes a reality. After ...Read More »
The job of the host committee for the 2012 Democratic National Convention is to make sure Charlotte’s small-business community is aware of the opportunities to make money with the convention. That was the message from Dan Murrey, director of the host committee, today ...Read More »
ReVenture Park’s plan to burn Mecklenburg County’s trash to produce electricity has gone up in flames. In a city that’s trying to diversify its economy from one focused mostly on banking, the loss of a project that would have generated ...
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Hold onto your wallet. It might be an antique in a few years. The world of online banking is not new, but now three of the industry’s biggest players, including Charlotte-based Bank of America, have joined forces to make money ...
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Age: 38 Lives in: northwest Charlotte Family: wife, Catherine; children, Anna, 6, Alexander, 3 Education: bachelor’s degree in political science and master’s degree in public administration, American University, Washington, D.C. Hyong Yi has faced conflict on the budget battlefield during his seven years as ...Read More »
In a move to reduce spending, Mecklenburg County is looking at cutting funding for the Carolinas Medical Center-Randolph mental health facility. Each year, the county provides roughly $16 million to support the center. Now, that funding is in the crosshairs. ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County’s 2011 property tax revaluation could result in the county raking in an extra $70 million in revenue for its fiscal 2012 budget. For some county commissioners, the money is already burning a hole in their pockets, and they’ve ...Read More »
County commissioners added $3 million to sales tax projections during the straw vote process for the fiscal 2012 budget Wednesday night. In the straw vote process, commissioners vote on budget line items, but the votes are nonbinding. The results can be ignored ...Read More »