New Jersey-based Infocrossing said it will open a $75 million data center in Cleveland County, creating 17 technology jobs during the next four years. Infocrossing, an information technology company, is part of India-based Wipro Co. The announcement comes after Facebook this month ...Read More »
After three years, North and South Carolina have reached an agreement regarding the use of water in the Catawba-Wateree River Basin. The Bi-State Catawba-Wateree River Basin Advisory Commission, enacted after South Carolina became worried about water supply and sued North ...
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The stereotypical relationship between contractors and code inspectors is an adversarial one, but it’s one that the Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Department says it is trying to improve. It’s a stereotype Jim Bartl, the county’s code enforcement director, is all ...
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In June 2009, Mecklenburg County and the city of Charlotte were allocated $57.8 million in federal bond money to help businesses fund capital projects and jump-start the local economy. Despite the availability of that funding – Recovery Zone Facility Bonds, ...Read More »
The ReVenture Park Advisory Council met today to hear from a North Carolina businessman involved in research and development of the type of technology that is likely to be used in the proposed 30-megawatt renewable-energy biomass power plant planned for western Mecklenburg ...Read More »
Residential construction permit numbers were down in October compared with a year ago, while general building permits were up, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Land Use and Environmental Services Agency. There were 3,150 residential building permits issued in October, down from ...Read More »
Charlotte’s Passenger Vehicles for Hire Board discussed Tuesday whether any changes should be made to the fare structure for Charlotte taxicabs. Burhan Al-Shaikh, manager of the Passenger Vehicles for Hire Division of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, said he is surveying ...Read More »
There are 2,267 inmates in Mecklenburg County. Of those, 281, or 12 percent, on average are receiving mental health services, according to Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Julia Rush. But some say the jail system is falling short of caring ...Read More »
Robb Hudson was frustrated with Mecklenburg County. The North American vice president for Leicestershire, England-based Winbro Group Technologies had hoped the county would take more of an interest in the company when it began shopping this year for a location ...Read More »