While we’re on the subject of Scott Stone, he has frequently been lamenting Foxx’s “lack of a plan” for new jobs for the Queen City. Based on Twitter posts, Stone’s plan for economic development appears to involve luring the filming ...Read More »
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Political campaigns are good for the economy. Printers, hotels and restaurants are among those who win big when there’s a hot race. But the midyear campaign finance report of Scott Stone, who’s running against incumbent Anthony Foxx for Charlotte mayor, ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has learned that it is one of seven law enforcement agencies that will share a $2 million cash seizure resulting from a three-month investigation led by federal agents into marijuana trafficking in the Mecklenburg County region. ...Read More »
The owner of Carowinds has bought 61 acres of vacant property next to the theme park to make way for future expansions. Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., based in Sandusky, Ohio, made the announcement Monday. It did not disclose the purchase ...Read More »
In response a story about Charlotte’s unemployment rate climbing to 11.2 percent in May, reader Tom Brasse had this to say: “The rise isn’t due to any layoffs from the City. I wonder if we will see any sort of concern or ...Read More »
Real estate developer Crescent Resources said it starts construction today on a $50 million apartment project in Raleigh. Gallery at Cameron Village, at Clark Avenue and Oberlin Road, will feature 282 apartments and 16,000 square feet of retail space, Charlotte-based ...Read More »
The Charlotte-area unemployment rate rose in June to 11.2 percent from 10.4 percent in May, according to preliminary statistics released today from the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina. Charlotte was not alone; unemployment rates increased in 91 of the ...
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Tests of raw milk samples from York, S.C.-based Tucker Adkins Dairy have come back negative for the bacteria that causes campylobacteriosis, Food and Drug Administration spokeswoman Stephanie Yao said. Earlier this month, the FDA said it was investigating reports of people ...
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In the 1940s, the U.S. Navy became huge fans of the simple, unassuming Quonset hut — a semicircular building that was usually made of corrugated metal, portable and suited to a variety of environments. But are the venerable prefabricated structures ...Read More »