Last week, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce made its annual trek to another city to learn some economic development strategies. This year, the trip was to Seattle, which also has a Microsoft campus. While on the campus, Natalie English, senior ...Read More »
Bojangles’ does more for the world than deep-fry chickens, and the company wants everyone to know that. It turns out that Charlotte-based Bojangles’ is responsible for marriages, too — at least one marriage, anyway. In a press release, the company ...Read More »
With summer’s arrival, Charlotteans are looking for ways to beat the heat. So it might be good timing for a new business that’s opened at SouthPark Mall. Robert Horner is the owner and operator of the new Sunset Slush Classic ...Read More »
Disproving the myth that all they’re good for is pointing at maps and coifing their hair, local meteorologists will show the world today that they’re also capable of turning left while driving a school bus. As part of NASCAR’s Summer ...Read More »
If you love bald eagles, you can watch the national symbol lay eggs, care for chicks and generally look majestic on the Eagle Cam — a live webcam at Carolina Raptor Center — from your computer. The only problem is ...Read More »
PricewaterhouseCoopers has produced a report on the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, which has been the subject of criticism by some, including Mayor Anthony Foxx, over its handling of a review of the organization. In April, the CRVA’s board hired PricewaterhouseCoopers for ...Read More »
The unemployment rate rose in the Charlotte region to 10.4 percent in May from 10.3 percent in April, while Mecklenburg County’s rate jumped to 10.2 percent from 9.9 percent over the same period, the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina ...
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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte said Stephen Ward will be its executive director of communications. Ward, a Michigan native, is leaving the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where he is executive director and assistant to the chancellor for university ...
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Sarasota, Fla.-based LexJet said it is opening a distribution center in Charlotte, one of five new centers the company plans to have operating next month. The Charlotte facility is at 10800 Withers Cove Park Drive. LexJet already has distribution centers in New York, Alabama, ...Read More »
The addition of high-tech jobs in North Carolina is making the state’s economy more resilient to economic downturns, but the future is not as bright for traditional manufacturing, a report says. TD Economics, an affiliate of TD Bank, released the report, ...Read More »