Charlotte has been ranked as having the best business climate in a survey of U.S. site selectors, beating Atlanta, Chicago and other major cities. The results of the survey, conducted by New York-based Development Counsellors International, were released today. The survey, which ...Read More »
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The town of Matthews said it is accepting applications for positions on its planning board, which makes recommendations on zoning cases, proposed subdivisions and land-use plans to the town’s commissioners. The board meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month. ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education has approved changing school bell schedules and reducing funding for its weighted-student staffing program as part of a plan by Superintendent Peter Gorman to cut $100 million from the district’s 2011-12 operating budget. The ...Read More »
The Southern Piedmont/Charlotte Better Business Bureau has released its “Dirty Dozen” list of local businesses with the most unanswered complaints in 2010. In 2010, consumers filed 15,118 complaints with the BBB against businesses in the Southern Piedmont area of North ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Howell Insurance Consulting Group has named Tim Dargusch as a senior partner. His role will involve overseeing business operations and serving as business and financial analyst. HICG is headquartered in Ballantyne Corporate Park with a second office in Carlsbad, Calif.
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Two days after emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Charlotte-based FairPoint Communications said today that its stock has begun trading on the Nasdaq. The stock will trade under the symbol FRP. FairPoint owns and operates companies in 18 states and offers ...
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Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp. and Beltsville, Md.-based SunEdison said today they have completed a 17.2-megawatt solar farm in Davidson County. The farm is expected to power more than 2,600 homes a year, the companies said, adding that it is the second-largest ...
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