BB&T Corp. said it will pay a 15 cent dividend per common share in the first quarter of 2011. The Winston-Salem-based company said the dividend will be paid Feb. 1 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 7. At that ...Read More »
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Local filmmaker Tim Vogel has been selected to work on a new 20th Century Fox Television pilot for Showtime that’s being filmed in the Charlotte region. Preproduction work has begun in Charlotte for the psychological thriller, “Homeland.” Vogel, president of ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Duke Energy has named its 2010 Power Partner award winners. Duke gives the award to customers who ”go above and beyond to reduce their energy usage or implement innovative energy solutions to power their businesses,” the company said in a ...Read More »
Charlotte/Douglas International Airport was No. 6 among the busiest U.S. airports in September, with 1.57 million passengers traveling through, a 19.6 percent increase over September 2009, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics. It was the largest increase ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is taking $1.2 billion in high-speed rail money away from Ohio and Wisconsin and awarding it to 12 other states, including North Carolina, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Thursday, according to The Associated Press. Ohio ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Babcock & Wilcox Co. said Thursday that it has been awarded a five-year, $428 million contract by the U.S. Department of Energy. The contract is for uranium conversion operations at gaseous diffusion plants in Paducah, Ky., and Portsmouth, Ohio. ...
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