CHARLOTTE – A judge has refused to block plans to create toll lanes on Interstate 77 from Charlotte to Mooresville. Multiple media outlets reported that Judge W. Osmond Smith III on Thursday refused to immediately stop plans for the toll ...Read More »
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins announced a proposal Wednesday to expand affordable housing in California by charging a $75 fee to record real estate documents. The San Diego Democrat’s plan would send cities hundreds of millions of dollars ...
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MCCLELLANVILLE, S.C. – A weeklong volunteer archaeological dig is underway at the Hampton Plantation State Historic Site on the Santee River between Charleston and Georgetown. The excavation, which begins Monday, focuses on uncovering what is thought to be the brick ...Read More »
ROME, Maine – The former Maine summer home of beauty magnate Elizabeth Arden has been purchased by a nonprofit dedicated to disabled veterans. The Travis Mills Foundation announced the purchase Tuesday. The foundation says it intends to make extensive renovations ...Read More »
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The federal government Wednesday awarded a $134.5 million contract to begin deepening the river channel ships use to reach the busy Port of Savannah, meaning the long-sought harbor expansion can begin as soon as the contractor gets ...
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DETROIT — Plans call for constructing a uniquely designed building in downtown Detroit that will attract worldwide attention on the site where the flagship J.L. Hudson Co. department store once stood. The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/18lgvhT ) the general ...
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WASHINGTON — Average long-term mortgage rates have fallen for the first time in four weeks and remain near historic lows reached in May 2013. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday that the national average for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – U.S. construction spending fell in January, reflecting weakness in spending on office buildings and other nonresidential projects and in government activity. Construction spending fell 1.1 percent in January following a revised 0.8 percent increase in December, the Commerce ...Read More »
LAS VEGAS – An outdoor shopping experience modeled after Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar is now open in front of Bally’s Las Vegas. The open-air Grand Bazaar Shops opened Thursday morning after a delay and about 15 months of construction. A centerpiece ...
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