Federal Housing Finance Agency Director and former Charlotte area U.S. Rep. Mel Watt will be a featured panelist at the 2014 American Mortgage Conference in Raleigh from Sept. 8-10 at the Crabtree Marriott, according to a North Carolina Bankers Association ...Read More »
A wounded warrior and his family received the keys to a brand new home in Kannapolis courtesy of HelpingaHero.org and the Patriot Charities. Sergeant Drew Mullee lost his leg and suffered multiple other injuries due to exposure to an improvised ...Read More »
The Associated General Contractors of America has announced that its members plan to hire 100,000 veterans over the next five years. The AGC will be joining the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program, which will provide AGC ...Read More »
When it comes to public parks, Charlotte is parked near the bottom of the list, according to a new tally conducted by the Trust for the Public Land. Charlotte ranked 57th out of 60 cities for its public parks, beating ...Read More »
The U.S. Small Business Administration will be holding a free two-day entrepreneurship training course for veterans and their spouses on Aug. 25-26 in Charlotte. The “Introduction to Entrepreneurship Class” is intended to teach military veterans the fundamentals of business ownership. ...
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CHARLOTTE — Carolinas Associated General Contractors will bring together hundreds of executives representing highway, building, and utility construction companies, specialty contracting companies, suppliers and service companies from around the Southeast to Charlotte this summer for the second annual Divisions’ Conference and ...
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The Harrisburg Town Council on Monday unanimously approved a new tree preservation ordinance developed by the city’s staff. The ordinance would require the preservation of all “heritage” trees, which are defined as trees that are determined to be “of value ...
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The national construction industry’s unemployment rate was 8.6 percent in May, that month’s lowest level since 2008, according to a report from the Associated General Contractors of America based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Construction employers across the ...Read More »