UNCC professor and novelist writer Kathleen Reichs, whose books inspired the TV show “Bones,” has achieved a level of success many writers can only fantasize about. Over in Mooresville, writer “Cotton” Ketchie has yet to become such a literary superstar ...Read More »
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A proposed 66-bed psychiatric-care facility that spawned nasty exchanges between Mecklenburg County officials and Carolinas HealthCare System has won state approval. The roughly $33 million, 71,700-square-foot project would be built on CHS-owned land near Huntersville Oaks nursing home. Earlier this ...Read More »
Charlotte-based student housing developer Campus Crest Communities reported earnings in the third quarter, a reversal from the same period last year. On Tuesday, it said it had net income of $408,000, or 1 cent per share, in the third quarter, compared with ...
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Roger Dean Bailey, 38, of Hickory, pleaded guilty Sunday to conspiring to defraud buyers of manufactured housing and the mortgage lenders used for their financing. Prosecutors say Bailey, a former manufactured-housing sales manager, was charged with one count of conspiracy ...Read More »
The Southern Environmental Law Center is challenging a ruling that paves the way for the more than $700 million Monroe Bypass project to move forward. On Monday, the SELC filed an appeal in federal court after U.S. District Court Judge James Dever III ...
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The Stewart Group has won approval from Cornelius officials on a contract to buy a lot on which it plans to build a two-story, 15,000-square-foot commercial center. Last week, Cornelius’ Town Board OK’d allowing Stewart to purchase the vacant lot next to Town Hall. ...Read More »
Greenville, S.C.-based RealtyLink can move forward with construction on a 67,000-square-foot commercial building. The Statesville Board of Adjustment has granted the company a variance. Approved Tuesday, it allows the building to have flat exterior walls on the back and sides, ...Read More »
On Thursday night, the NBA lockout kept bouncing along, with a roughly eight-hour bargaining session that came on the heels of even more meetings. Speaking of heels — clear ones, to be precise — the “dancers” over at Charlotte’s Club ...Read More »
For a change, a company is happy with a newspaper’s coverage. We’re still recovering from the shock. Thanks to a story The (New Jersey) Star-Ledger ran, Charlotte-based snack maker Snyder’s-Lance thinks The Star is the best thing since moveable type. The ...Read More »
Americans haven’t heard the last of Joe the Plumber. Lucky us. Joe, a Republican whose real name is Samuel Wurzelbacher, is trying to flush Democratic U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur out of office. Wurzelbacher, who became a household name after he questioned ...Read More »