Duke Energy Corp. CEO Jim Rogers and his wife, Mary Anne, are giving $4.1 million to Queens University of Charlotte to be used for a new science and health building, the university said today. The 56,000-square-foot, $17.4 million building will bear their ...Read More »
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Mecklenburg County homeowners should start receiving 2011 property revaluation notices in their mailboxes this week. On average, home values are expected to increase 6 to 8 percent over the last revaluation in 2003. State law requires revaluations of properties in ...Read More »
Charlotte City Councilman David Howard has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ 2011 Community and Economic Development Policy and Advocacy Steering Committee. The committee is in charge of developing NLC federal policy positions in the areas of community and economic ...
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Electrolux Major Appliances and First Texas Homes have formed a partnership to provide energy-efficient appliances to all First Texas homebuyers. First Texas, one of the largest regional homebuilders in Texas, has more than 60 communities in Dallas, Fort Worth and ...
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The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association apparently has not been persuaded by a call by the Charlotte chapter of the NAACP to boycott Charlotte. Last month, the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People called for ...Read More »
As Charlotte prepares to host the 2012 the Democratic National Convention, the Better Business Bureau of Southern Piedmont is warning against scammers. In particular, the BBB is warning about scams involving home rentals, tickets, job postings and towing. Within hours ...
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Foreclosure filings in Mecklenburg County jumped nearly 42 percent in January over December, setting a record in the state, according to a report today from the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. The 1,850 foreclosure filings in January were ...Read More »