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Lowe’s adding more than 275 jobs

Lowe’s Cos. today said it will add more than 275 jobs this year at its customer-support center in Wilkesboro, bringing the total number of jobs at the center to nearly 1,000. The Mooresville-based home improvement retailer said the number of workers ...

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Queen Associates merges with FirstPlace

Charlotte-based Queen Associates said it is merging with FirstPlace, an information technology consulting and staffing firm. Queen Associates, a technology consulting firm, was founded in 2000. Its CEO is Frances Queen. FirstPlace was originally developed as an internal recruiting division ...

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EnPro completes purchase of PSI

Charlotte-based EnPro Industries said it has finalized the purchase of Houston-based Pipeline Seal and Insulator and its affiliates. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. EnPro had announced Jan. 31 that it was buying the company. PSI primarily serves the global ...

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CIAA renews Charlotte contract

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association last week said it is renewing its contract with Charlotte through 2014. Last month, the Charlotte chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People had called for major events, including the CIAA, to ...

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PokerTek installs electronic poker table in France

Matthews-based PokerTek said it has installed PokerPro, an automated poker table, at Seven Casino d’Amnéville in France. PokerPro tables offer poker for up to 10 players on an electronic platform that eliminates mistakes and provides a faster game, a news release says. PokerTek develops and ...

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Carowinds to hire 2,100 seasonal employees

Carowinds said it is accepting applications as it prepares to fill more than 2,100 seasonal positions before the park opens April 2. The positions are for food and beverage, rides, games, merchandise, admissions, marketing, aquatics, security, warehouse, cash services and ...

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