According to estimates released Wednesday, first-year attendance at the NASCAR Hall of Fame is expected to fall to as much as half of original projections. For fiscal 2011, between 250,000 to 400,000 people are expected to visit the hall of fame. ...Read More »
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North Carolina is one of the safest states in which to work, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The state’s private industry injury and illness rate dropped last year to a record low of ...Read More »
Construction begins today on the Interstate 485/Garrison Road interchange in west Mecklenburg County. The new Charlotte interchange, slated for completion in June, is expected to give motorists another entry point to Charlotte/Douglas International Airport and help truck traffic access a ...
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Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx and three other local figures have been chosen for a fellowship through 2011 at the The Urban Land Institute’s Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use. The group will be working with other teams — led ...Read More »
The North Carolina Turnpike Authority today said a team made of United Infrastructure Group, Boggs Paving, Anderson Columbia Co. and Rummel, Klepper & Kahl are the low bidders to build a toll road in eastern Mecklenburg County. Bids were opened ...
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Home prices in Charlotte fell 3.4 percent in August compared with August 2009, when the average sales price in the metro area was $120,720, according to the Standard & Poor/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. The average home sales price in the ...
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Gastonia-based CaroMont Health, a nonprofit health system that includes Gaston Memorial Hospital, announced today that James Greelish has been appointed as director of cardiothoracic surgery. “The addition of Dr. Greelish to the CaroMont Heart Center allows us to offer to ...Read More »
Starting at 8 p.m. today, the right eastbound lane of Woodlawn Road over Interstate 77 in Charlotte will be closed over the weekend in order to do rehabilitation work on the bridge deck, the North Carolina Department of Transportation said. The lane ...Read More »
Bloomberg is reporting today that Bank of America will be downgraded by the bond market following investigations of the bank’s foreclosure processes. According to Moody’s Corp.’s capital markets research group, prices of the bank’s credit-default swaps imply that the debt ...
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The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission today launched an internal investigation of cases over which a former commission attorney, who later took a job with Duke Energy Corp., presided. Charlotte-based Duke said the investigation involves cases spanning from Jan. 1 to Sept. 30 over which Scott ...Read More »