With its data center in Maiden kicking into high gear after the launch of the iCloud service in October, Apple is preparing a solar farm for supplemental power on part of its 170 acres off Startown Road. The 100-acre project is described ...Read More »
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The Charlotte metro area had a 1 percent drop in construction, mining and logging employment, shedding 200 jobs in September from the same month a year ago, the Associated General Contractors of America said. September employment stood at 37,600. Statewide, ...
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Charlotte’s real estate and construction industries are still battered. Home prices are down from a year ago. Construction companies have laid off workers and sold equipment. But a week from today, voters will pick the next mayor and City Council ...Read More »
This month, national news was made when an Ohio sheriff gave the order to shoot and kill 48 exotic animals. Sorry, sheriff, but we were gunning down wildlife in North Carolina way before you. In September, North Carolina wildlife officials ...Read More »
Ever feel like you can’t soak up enough of WCNC meteorologist and Charlotte TV icon Larry Sprinkle? Well, now you can sprinkle your outfit with Larry pride, thanks to pins created by Charlotte designer Nikki Mueller for her company, Not Made ...Read More »
If September campaign finance reports (those are the latest ones available) are any indication of a candidate’s chances to win an election, it doesn’t look good for Stone. Stone, with $100,190, isn’t sitting on nearly as high a pile of cash as ...Read More »
We’re going to have to wait until next month to find out whether Scott Stone or Anthony Foxx will be Charlotte’s next mayor. But in that all-important measurement of a person’s value — the number of Facebook “likes” they have ...Read More »
At The Meck Times, we’ve been all over stories about scams involving empty houses in the Charlotte area. This summer, we were the first to report on schemes involving those saying they are affiliated with the Moorish Science Temple of ...Read More »
A U.S. District Court judge has ruled in favor of construction of the Monroe Connector/Bypass project. Environmentalists had challenged the proposed toll road, criticizing the environmental impact study. But Judge James Dever III said the study was done properly. The ...Read More »
There’s more residential construction activity Gaston County this month than last month, according to the county’s permit office. In August, the county had 17 permits issued for residential remodels and 29 permits issued for single- family homes. In September, those ...
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