The Central Piedmont Sierra Club is asking Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to notify parents, faculty and staff of plans to build a plant that would burn Mecklenburg County trash. In a letter Friday to school officials, the Sierra Club, a critic of ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Charlotte-based DesignLine Corp. said it has entered into a $30 million joint venture with Liberty Automotive to open a production facility in Abu Dhabi, a move that will more than double DesignLine’s work force in Charlotte and New Zealand. DesignLine, which makes hybrid ...Read More »
Mooresville-based Lowe’s Cos. has made promotions in human resources, compliance, merchandising, logistics and information technology business management. William Allen is senior vice president of logistics. He is replacing Rick Damron, who is now executive vice president of store operations. Maureen ...Read More »
Fitch Ratings today rated Rowan County’s $72.7 million general obligation bonds “AA” and said the county’s outlook was “stable.” Fitch said the “stable” outlook was based on: • a stable financial profile, conservative budgeting and sound reserves; • low debt levels; • a ...Read More »
Amtrak train service between Raleigh and Charlotte will be suspended for 10 weeks starting Monday. The disruption in the Piedmont and Carolinian service will allow upgrades to be made to the railway. The North Carolina Department of Transportation, in a news release, said the ...
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The Charlotte City Council will hold a public hearing Monday for proposed amendments to its controversial towing ordinance. Residents and businesses have complained about “predatory” towing and excessive fees, leading the City Council to review the city’s rules governing towing. ...Read More »