This week, Rock Hill, S.C., became a “trending topic” on Twitter, as tweets were being sent using the hashtag #WelcometoRockHill. And — shocker — some people used it as an opportunity to talk smack about York County’s largest city. “#WelcomeToRockHill ...Read More »
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It’s official: We’re raising a nation of children who have completely lost connection with nature. How bad is it? Let’s just say it’s bad enough that the Charlotte Nature Museum is creating a “natural playground” to show kids that playing outdoors ...Read More »
Hey, bosses. Relax. Your employers aren’t after your job. Well, that’s what a new survey from Menlo Park, Calif.-based OfficeTeam says, and we guess it’s a credible study. Looking for a survey to do in advance of National Boss Day, ...Read More »
Morrisville-based Southern Energy Management is scheduled to start installing two arrays of solar panels this month on the roof of Davidson College’s Baker Sports Complex. Britt Weaver, director of commercial finance and sales at the company’s Charlotte office, which will ...Read More »
Charlotte-area home sales were up in September from the same month last year, but the average sales price fell, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association said this week. There were 1,970 closings for the month, up 26 percent from 1,564 a ...
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Homebuilder Saussy Burbank and affiliate McNeill Burbank are uniting under one brand name. The companies made the announcement Wednesday. They said the change is designed to help customers of Charlotte-based Saussy Burbank and the former McNeill Burbank more easily find ...Read More »
In a roughly $32.5 million construction project, Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory is adding an oncology pavilion and women’s center. The center and pavilion will be an 82,440-square-foot structure that will connect to the main hospital on the second ...Read More »
Structural Preservation Systems is poised to close its Matthews-Mint Hill Road construction facility in Matthews in November. It will mean the laying off of 125 workers, according to a filing the company made with the state. Structural is based in Maryland.
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Cabarrus County commissioners are scheduled to vote Monday on whether to accept a county committee’s recommendation to hire Yates, Chreitzberg & Hughes to be the architectural firm to design renovations to the county’s Human Services Center in Kannapolis. Kay Honeycutt, ...Read More »
The number of foreclosed homes for sale in the Charlotte area keeps falling, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association says. This week, the CRRA reported that distressed properties accounted for 21.4 percent of closings in September. That’s down from distressed sales ...Read More »