What is it about US Airways Flight 1541 plane, timing and Charlotte? First, thanks to some bird problems, the “Miracle on the Hudson” plane had to make an emergency landing in the Hudson River en route from LaGuardia Airport to ...Read More »
The next time you find yourself in The Midnight Rider, the world’s largest luxury limousine, don’t be surprised if the electronic cigarette the person next to you is smoking is made by blu Cigs. Charlotte-based blu Cigs said it has ...Read More »
We’re not sure how City Councilman Andy Dulin feels about a chicken in every pot, but we know he doesn’t want a taco truck in every neighborhood. Dulin has butted heads with Councilwoman Nancy Carter over the issue of easing ...Read More »
No Grease opened its Concord Mills location in April, but missing from the barbershop’s windows or signage is the logo that the business has had to explain itself over in the past. Not that the logo — a cross-eyed, black-faced caricature ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Bojangles’ continued its inexorable march toward worldwide domination this month when it opened its 500th location. This newest addition to the chicken-and-biscuit restaurant chain is in Surf City along the North Carolina coast, increasing the likelihood of more folks ...Read More »
North Carolina State University said it plans to up its faculty by two at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannopolis. The scientists, Slavko Komarnytsky and Xu “Sirius” Li, will work in the Plants for Human Health Institute. They will research how ...Read More »
Mortgage rates fell this week from last week, Charlotte-based LendingTree said today. As of Tuesday, average home loan rates offered by LendingTree network lenders were 4.67 percent for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages, 3.88 percent for 15-year fixed-rate mortgages and 3.31 percent for 5/1 adjustable-rate ...
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Distressed properties dominated 22 percent of the Charlotte metropolitan area real estate market in May, according to a report released today by the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association. According to the report, 22.6 percent of the homes for sale were lender-mediated ...
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Charlotte-based Swisher Hygiene today said it will be joining the Russell 3000 Index June 24. The index measures the performance of 3,000 publicly held U.S. companies representing about 98 percent of the investable U.S. market. “We are very pleased that ...Read More »